Heritage Pointe Toy Drive Kicks Off Today
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Heritage Pointe of Teaneck is collecting books and unwrapped toys in their original packaging starting today through Dec. 20. A drop-off box will be located in the rental retirement community's lobby. Donations can be left from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Heritage Pointe will hand over the items to the Teaneck Police Department, which will then deliver the gifts to local children.
FREE COFFEE AT TEANECK GENERAL STORE
The Teaneck General Store is offering a free medium coffee from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. In order to receive the free cup of Joe, you must "Like" them on their Facebook page, and print out the coupon/image that appears.
See -- Mondays aren't so bad.
TEANECK RESIDENT WINS PRESIDENCY POSTER CONTEST
As mentioned in an article from the Kansas City Info Zine, Teaneck resident Ifrah Syed, 26, was named the adult winner of a design contest sponsored by kids.gov, a government website for youth. The website invited children and adults to submit their best posters that simplify the explanation about how a person becomes president.
Syed's poster featured a flow chart with colorful and easy-to-follow graphics. "The adult posters were judged by graphic design experts, with Syed's winning entry receiving a score of 4.6 out of 5," stated the article.
David Davila, age 8, of Fort Worth, Texas, won the kids division. Both Davila and Syed received $2,500 as a cash prize.
Congratulations to both winners.
TEANECK TWINS CELEBRATE BAR MITZVAHS TOGETHER
Congratulations to twin brothers Noam and Allon Goldberg, of Teaneck, who became bar mitzvahs on Nov. 27, as mentioned in the New Jersey Jewish Standard. Parents are Raymond Goldberg and Elana Daniels Goldberg, and siblings are Ayal, Leor and Eitan.
The ceremony was held at Beth Sholom.