EFNJ Selects Five Scholarship Recipients

EFNJ has announced five scholarship winners throughout the New Jersey. Each winner will receive $1,000 towards college tuition or expenses. Ryan DeLoughery is a graduate of Bergen Catholic High School. He will be attending Wesleyan University this fall. Ryan was a member

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NJ Epilepsy Task Force to Hold Public Hearings, Report to Governor

Epilepsy Task Force Public Hearing

The New Jersey Epilepsy Task Force will be holding a series of public hearings for individuals with personal experience with epilepsy to give input and present testimony. The Task Force will present its findings in a report to Governor Christie

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Music Festival to Benefit Epilepsy Foundation at Warren County Vineyard

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The Epilepsy Foundation of NJ (EFNJ) will join Foul Rift Productions on Saturday, May 17  and Sunday, May 18 as they host their third annual “Muses in the Vineyard” music festival at the Four Sisters Winery in Belvidere, NJ. Muses in

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Meet our Student Ambassador: Amanda

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Amanda DeRosa, a junior at the Performing Arts Academy in Lakehurst, NJ, will join The Family Resource Network as our first Student Ambassador for the Walk for a Brighter Tomorrow on Saturday, May 3rd. Amanda has been living with epilepsy

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3rd Annual Stone Pony Benefit Concert to Raise National Epilepsy Awareness

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The Epilepsy Foundation of New Jersey (EFNJ) will host the 3rd Annual Paint the Pony Purple benefit concert at The Stone Pony on Sunday, March 30th. This all-ages event will raise necessary funds to continue the agency’s programs and services that spread knowledge and

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Jack Dau: Everyday Hero Gaining Media Attention

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Jack Dau of Sparta, NJ is gaining increasing media attention for educating youth about epilepsy through a comic book. Jack is featured as a super hero in the new “Medikidz Explain Epilepsy” comic book sponsored by Eisai. The goal of the

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FRN Adds Two Distinguished Members to Board of Directors

The Family Resource Network welcomed two new board members to its Board of Directors, Christian Pinsonault of Basking Ridge, NJ and Robert Stuono of Hamilton, NJ. Mr. Pinsonault acts as the Vice President of Market Access for Decision Resources Group,

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IEP Review Clinics and Transition Webinar Series Announced

Transition Webinar Series

FSCNJ is beginning to schedule its in-person and online trainings for 2014. As part of a transition-focused webinar series, FSCNJ is offering the following three webinars in the coming months. Each webinar link will take you to a page with more

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EFNJ Offers Scholarships to High School Seniors with Epilepsy

Epilepsy Scholarship Winner

The Epilepsy Foundation of New Jersey is now accepting applications for our annual scholarship program for New Jersey high school seniors who have epilepsy. We anticipate offering at least three $1,000 scholarships this year. New Jersey high school seniors with

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FRN Hosts Annual Awards Ceremony

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FRN recognized its various statewide partners at its Annual Awards Dinner held on Wednesday, October 23rd at PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel. Honorees were recognized for their dedicated support and contributions to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in

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