The equipment will be used for vocational programs for children with cerebral palsy.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Monday, February 18
This release was submitted by Osceola Presbyterian Church. The board of deacons of Osceola Presbyterian Church recently visited the Jardine Academy in Cranford, New Jersey to deliver baskets of kitchen equipment for their vocational programs for children with cerebral palsy. Deacons Jim and Fran Bradley received a warm welcome from the children and teachers for the donation. Many of the students at the Jardine Academy are in wheel chairs or have partial mobility. Jardine Academy works with the children to have them gain skills to help with independence in their future. One young lady, Sequince Aiken, interviewed the Bradley's for their school paper. Everyone was very appreciative of the donation. Osceola Church is located at 1689 Raritan …
Adult members had recently decorated the Jardine Academy tree with festive moons and stars.
- LOCAL CONNECTIONS
Wednesday, January 2
The youth group from the Rake and Hoe Garden Club, ages 5 to 15 years old, created over 70 floral designs to present to the hard-working staff at the Jardine Academy. The girls recognize the tremendous efforts that all the staff members do for the students at the Academy and cheerfully put together a holiday-themed design for each to take home with them. The garden club is dedicated to the Jardine group; adult members had recently decorated the Jardine Academy tree with festive moons and stars. The Academy provides an educational program designed for students of multiple disabilities and also has additional programs in Union. The Cerebral Palsy League operates both locations for students from 3 to 21 years of age. The essential skills …