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Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and it is an opportune time to draw attention to these illnesses.

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BurlCo Small Business Resource Fair

The BurlCo Commissioners and Bridge Commission will host the Second Annual Burlington County Small Business Resource Fair on Wednesday, May 15, from 10 AM to noon at the Burlington County Human Services Building, 795 Woodlane Road, Westampton. 

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FAFSA Assistance Events @ Westampton Library

On Monday April 29th and Monday May 13th, we are once again bringing the Higher Education Student Assistance Authority to help parents and students with the FAFSA form! 

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Business Assistance Event Coming to BurlCo!

I am proud to partner with the New Jersey Business Action Center to host a Small Business Assistance event on Friday May 31st from 8-11am at RCBC in Mount Laurel where business owners (or prospective entrepreneurs) can learn more about how to start or grow a business and obtain access to programs. Free breakfast will be provided, but seats are limited so attendees must RSVP here.

Supporting Diverse Opportunities For All New Jerseyans

This month, we have celebrated Black History Month to recognize past accomplishments of African Americans with an eye to the future. However, our goal for a more fair, equitable and all-encompassing society is to broaden the goal to all marginalized minorities or groups that society has ignored or closed out.

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Black History Month: A Burlington County View

Every year since 1976, we have officially celebrated Black History Month, which remains a fitting celebration that extols the sacrifice, effort and accomplishments of African Americans in the United States.

I should note that while other groups have made significant contributions, only African Americans had to overcome slavery and the institutional racism and prejudice that followed it.

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