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Franklin Township “Community in Unity” Back to School Event

Post Date:09/06/2019 11:34 AM

Franklin Township “Community in Unity” Back to School Event

in partnership with The Week of the People Inc. and the Somerset Community Action Program

SOMERSET NJ – On Saturday, August 24, 2019 the 48th annual Week of the People back-to-school event was held from 2:00pm to 7:00pm at Naaman Williams Park, 1 Matilda Ave, Somerset, NJ. This FREE, family-friendly program provided educational essentials to children grades K-12 as well as information and resources for parents, provided by local community partners.  The event theme is “Community in Unity” to reinforce collaboration, youth engagement and positive change by bringing local families together before the start of a new school year.  In addition to informative presentations, the day included entertainment by township youth and other talented artists presented by Ms. Angela “Coach” James.

The 501c3 non-profit, Somerset Community Action Program (SCAP), which created the original concept of the Week of the People, Inc (WOPI), is one of several organizations and businesses partnering for the good of the community. SCAP and the WOPI Board of Trustees would like to thank the following local/county agencies and businesses for their support, donations and sponsorship: the Hamilton Street Business District; Investors Bank; Frank’s Building Supplies; Township Pharmacy; Franklin Township Human Relations Commission; Franklin Township Department of Parks & Recreation; Franklin Township Chamber of Commerce; ProCure Proton Therapy; Hub City Music Management; Divas & Gents; Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital; Saint Peter’s Healthcare System and Franklin Youth Initiative (FYI).

Week of the People Back to School Event Photo Album

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