JFS to Host Community Wellness Event on July 19th: An Evening of Health, Education and Fun

Posted on July 11, 2022

Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties (JFS) is pleased to host a Community Wellness Event on Tuesday, July 19 from 5pm to 7pm at the Margate Public Library tented park and the Martin Bloom Pavilion, located at 101 South Huntington Avenue in Margate.

The free event, which is open to the public, will showcase an evening of health, education and fun. Attendees can take advantage of resource exhibits as well as eye screenings, blood pressure checks, COVID-19 vaccinations and more. In addition, the event will feature live music by multi-instrumentalist performer Jon Thompson.

At 6pm, guests may visit the second level of the Margate Bloom Pavilion for light supper fare and presentations by Barry Bittenmaster of AARP and the Margate City Police Department. The speakers will share information on understanding different types of scams and frauds and how to avoid them.

For years, JFS has provided a lifeline for Atlantic County residents who have one or more chronic conditions and experience barriers to care. JFS works with multi-disciplinary coalitions of medical and mental health providers, and social service agencies to inform on wellness interventions and help improve health outcomes for Atlantic County residents.

In 2021, nearly 600 individuals received one or more JFS wellness services including COVID-19 educational information, vaccination, testing referrals, and nurse navigation services as well as participated in diabetes self-management and other wellness workshops.

For more information on the Wellness Community Event or JFS wellness services, contact Sharon Simon, Rothenberg Center Supervisor, at 609.822.1108 x152 or ssimon@jfsatlantic.org.