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March is National Nutrition Month® and ShopRite’s retail dietitians are embracing the annual event’s 2021 theme, “Personalize Your Plate,” by offering shoppers a range of customized, online services that promote healthy eating choices.

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CHERRY HILL >> Almost everyone loves the Boardwalk – and kids with autism are no different. That’s why NeurAbilities Healthcare made its newest autism treatment center look like the iconic seaside attraction: So young patients can have fun while overcoming challenges and developing new…

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Miss Jersey Senior America, Inc., has announced the 2021 Miss New Jersey Senior America Pageant will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, June 3 at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center, 815 Route 37, in Toms River.

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MOUNT LAUREL >> Robin A. Walton, the latest to join Rowan College at Burlington County’s Board of Trustees, comes equipped with almost two decades of experience in government and community relations within the higher education, healthcare and library services realms. Throughout her ext…

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MOUNT LAUREL >> Lavett Ballard has stories to tell. These stories, capturing the African American experience within a historical framework, upend familiar narratives with regal accessories, royal color palettes and symbolic imagery. The result? The oppressed regain a power previously l…

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Medford Odd Fellows Lodge 100 member Geirr Stende, left, presents a $1,000 check to Ian Ruegg of the Medford Lakes Lions Club on March 4. The donation is for the Medford Lakes Lions Club Food Bank, which provides canned goods, household needs and personal care items to needy families in Medf…

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EVESHAM >> Virtua Health administered its 100,000th dose of the COVID-19 vaccine Feb. 27. The health system – South Jersey’s largest – first operated a vaccine clinic for health care workers in Voorhees, and now serves as the health care partner for the Burlington County COVID-19 Vacci…

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WESTAMPTON >> The Burlington County Board of County Commissioners honored a Burlington County Central Communications dispatcher and Delran police officer for their roles in the safe delivery of a healthy baby girl during a snowstorm.

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MEDFORD >> The Shawnee High School Yellow Ribbon Club, which is dedicated to supporting the men and women of the military, partnered with Jesse Pagliuso, owner of Lakes Coffee in Medford Lakes, to host their annual Valentine’s Day event, “Hug-a-Vet”.

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MOUNT LAUREL >> Did you miss out on the opportunity to get free dental care for your child in February? Don’t sweat it. In the spirit of giving, Rowan College at Burlington County has announced an extension of its popular Give Kids a Smile program.

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MOUNT LAUREL >> Samaritan was the recent recipient of a $3,500 donation from Wolf Commercial Real Estate (WRCE). The proceeds were raised through WCRE’s Third Annual Celebrity Charity Golf Tournament, held at Ramblewood Country Club in Mount Laurel.

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Burlington County Library System Foundation (BCLSF) will celebrate Read Across America Week on Saturday, March 6, with a virtual children’s program featuring local author Danielle Lacy. The performance is designed for children ages 3 to 10.

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MOUNT LAUREL >> Rowan College at Burlington County alum Lexi Reidenbaker of Shamong has always loved soccer. And it wasn’t just the sporting aspect of the game. For Reidenbaker, soccer offered a means to make friends, a healthy outlet for dealing with issues and a reliable constant in …

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 MOUNT LAUREL >> This week, physicians at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper treated their first patient with a groundbreaking new image-guided radiation treatment system that combines magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and linear accelerator radiation treatment (Linac) into one powerfu…

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MOUNT LAUREL >> Throughout February and beyond, Rowan College at Burlington County honors black artists, leaders and community members. And, in recognition of Black History Month, the college's African American Cultural Committee offers a lineup of events, including film, history, fash…

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MOUNT LAUREL >> Can your experiences at a community college lead to a fulfilling career with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)? At Rowan College at Burlington County, the answer is yes. And for alum and former instructor Jeff Anderson, that’s exactly what happened.

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NEW YORK >> To help individuals affected by Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers continue to stay active and engaged during the COVID-19 pandemic, the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA) has created the “AFA Teal Room,” a new page on its website that is home to a free library o…

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MOUNT LAUREL >> February is the perfect month to think about new beginnings, love and teeth? That’s right. It’s Give Kids a Smile Month! This national initiative helps under-served children get the dental care they need - for free. Rowan College at Burlington County will join the charg…

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VOORHEES >> Virtua Health recently debuted the newest addition to its food access programs: the Eat Well Mobile Grocery Store. This 40-foot store-on-wheels is part of several Virtua initiatives that position food as a form of medicine.

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CAMDEN >> Where can you find a walking trail or bike path in Camden? Which city parks have playgrounds and picnic tables, and what condition are they in? Where’s the nearest farmers’ market? Where could new parks and community gardens be created on vacant lots? Which neighborhoods woul…

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MOUNT HOLLY >> On Dec. 23, the Burlington County Bar Association, in partnership with the Burlington County Bar Foundation, The Thinking Learning Foundation and the Burlington County Community Action Partnership, distributed meals and $50 gift cards to 40 of Burlington County‘s needies…

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CAMDEN >> Cooper University Health Care has promoted Robert A. Ortiz Jr., JD, to senior vice president and chief philanthropy officer of The Cooper Foundation, the philanthropic, community outreach, and community development arm of Cooper University Health Care.

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Virtua Health has its own Santa Claus, and his name is Sam Lacroce. In a year filled with uncertainty and hardship, Sam continued his support of Virtua’s pediatric patients by purchasing and donating all of the toys delivered to Virtua during the Joseph Lacroce Foundation’s 9th Annual Toy Drive.

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MEDFORD >> The Shawnee High School Yellow Ribbon Club and Boys Soccer Team recently held a very successful toy drive for “Toys for Tots”, whose mission it is to collect new, unwrapped toys to distribute to children who are less fortunate.