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             COMMUNITY UPDATE



     acceptable. Photographs can be dropped   rehabilitative care to patients and sports   Woman’s Club Hosts Two High School
     off at the Millville Recreation Office, 1500   teams in more than 142 locations across
     S. 2nd Street. Deadline is February 23.   the northeast.                   Seniors at Holiday Luncheon
        The rules are as follows:           The Vineland branch offers a specialty   The Millville Woman’s Club (MWC) celebrated the holidays at their December
        • Photo must be of an animal(s)   service of Pelvic Floor Therapy. The clinic   meeting. The room was beautifully decorated for the season and members enjoyed
        • One entry per person.           also offers various services, such as physi-  a delicious catered luncheon which was arranged by Diann Ewann, hostess, and her
        • All photographers must be from   cal therapy, cupping therapy, assessments   committee. In lieu of a gift exchange, contributions were made to three charities—
     Millville                            for neurological conditions and concus-  Help & Hope Food Pantry, Hope Center and People for Animals.
        • No digital enhancements         sions, and treatment for orthopedic and   Prior to a brief business meeting, members welcomed two seniors from Millville
        • Back of the photo must contain   sports injuries.                     High School to their luncheon. The students, Allison McCollum and Aryanna L.
     the name of photographer, address, and   The facility provides techniques like   Bunton, shared their backgrounds and aspirations. Allison is a member of the National
     phone number.                        instrument-assisted soft tissue techniques   Honor Society and Tri-M Music Honor Society. She has been Drill Leader with
        Winners will be announced on      (IASTM), services related to women’s   the Millville Marching Band, participated in the fall play and spring musical as well
     the Millville Recreation Department   health, sports medicine, spine rehabilita-  as Madrigals. She has volunteered as musical production coordinator at Lakeside
     Facebook Group and will be displayed at   tion, as well as personalized programs for   Middle School and assisted with elementary school concerts. Allison has worked with
     the Riverfront Renaissance Center for the   balance and gait training.     Community Trunk & Treat, Miss Holly City and Mr. Holly City. Allison will be gradu-
     Arts, located at 22 N. High Street, during   “We relocated our clinic to downtown   ating in June after which she plans to attend Alvernia University as a member of their
     the month of March. The winner will be   Vineland, in a beautiful and spacious facil-  five-year master’s program for occupational therapy.
     professionally photographed with his or   ity, to better serve our patients and the   Aryanna, also be graduating in June, has a 4.4688 GPA and is ranked number 4 in
     her pet by Bill Horin, ArtC.         community,” says Jim McNulty, regional   her class. She is president of the National Honor Society and a member of Key Club,
        For more information, call the    clinical director. “Our team has the exper-  Student Council and Leaders Club. Aryanna has been in AVID (Advancement Via
     Recreation Department at 856-825-7000,   tise and knowledge to make a positive   Individual Determination) as an introduction to college level skills since she was in
     ext. 7394.                           impact, helping the Vineland community   sixth grade. She has received Academic Varsity Letters in 2021, 2022 and 2023, was
                                          regain the life they love.”                                 student of the month in June 2023 and has received an
                                            The Pelvic Floor Therapy addition
     Vineland Company Joins               reflects JAG Physical Therapy’s dedica-                     attendance award. Aryanna participated at Wheaton Arts
                                                                                                      Pumpkin Patch, Rieck Avenue Fall Frolic, Millville High
     Greenmarket in NYC                   tion to offering a variety of specialized                   School Trunk or Treat, Jump Rope for Heart at Bacon
        Midnite Mushrooms of Vineland     services that cater to specific needs. This                 School, Olympic Day and Suicide Prevention Walk. She
     recently became the newest producer to   addition emphasizes the company’s com-                  plans to pursue a career in medicine or nursing.
     join the exclusive St. George Greenmarket   mitment to holistic healthcare and provid-
     on Staten Island. The local growers are   ing a broad range of therapeutic options to            From left: Allison McCollum; Aryanna Bunton; and Barbara
     currently offering oyster, chestnut, piop-  improve the overall health.                          Westog, MWC Education Committee.
     pino, and lion’s mane mushrooms.
        In the dead of winter, the Greenmarket  Ten Companies, up to          more innovative economy in the state as   and clean energy. Understanding the
     in St. George continues to sell its wares   $3.6M in Grants: Meet        it aims to not only foster innovation, but   potential impact new businesses will have
     each Saturday from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. In   Inaugural NJ Innovation      support business ventures in their critical   on innovation and the statewide economy,
     addition to the Vineland mushrooms, this                                 early stages.                        the NJEDA, through the NJIF program,
     greenmarket is full of fresh and organic   Fellows                          The program’s innovative approach of   will continue providing economic and
     produce, seafood, meats and baked goods.   By Tom Bergeron (New Jersey), ROI,   providing income replacement grants to   social capital to underserved and underre-
     The market also offers compost collection   January 18, 2024             diverse teams ensures entrepreneurs of   sourced first-time entrepreneurs.
     and discount coupons to use toward pur-  This story is being republished under a   all backgrounds can fully dedicate them-  A look at the two cohorts from South
     chasing healthy snacks. Recently, the mar-  special NJ News Commons content-sharing   selves to growing their ventures without   Jersey:
     ket offered other edibles including root   agreement. Link to FULL story: roi-nj.  the financial strain typically associated   Liv Again Wellness, Vineland,
     veggies, fresh kale, collard greens, spin-  com/2024/01/18/tech/10-companies-up-  with the early stages of business develop-  $350,000: The company offers mobile IV
     ach, and microgreens. For more about the   to-3-6m-in-grants-meet-inaugural-n-j-  ment. This is particularly true for many   hydration services through IV hydration
     market, check Grownyc.org/greenmarket/  innovation-fellows/              first-time entrepreneurs, diverse entre-  therapy, and will focus on immediate,
     staten-island/saint-george.            Ten New Jersey businesses—made up   preneurs and recent grad students, who   personalized, nutritional support, beyond
                                          of 30 entrepreneurs—will receive a total   may not be able to forego steady income,   traditional medical settings. Moreover, the
     PT Facility Relocates on             of $3.6 million in income replacement   leaving a gap in the state’s innovation   company will utilize integrative therapies
                                          grants, as well as mentorship and train-
                                                                                                                   to make clients feel restored, exhilarated
                                                                              economy.
     Landis Avenue                        ing, as part of the New Jersey Innovation   Selected from a competitive pool of   and energetic and will focus on helping
        JAG Physical Therapy recently     Fellows program, a first-of-its-kind ini-  entrepreneurs, the inaugural round of   clients achieve optimal health with pre-
     announced the opening of its relocated   tiative from the New Jersey Economic   NJIF companies will support ventures in   ventative care.
     Vineland facility and celebrated with a   Development Authority.         the fields of life sciences, film, informa-  Fire Start Productions, Gloucester
     ribbon cutting event. The new Vineland   The inaugural cohort of companies   tion technology and professional services   Township, $250,000: This startup film
     location is 319 W. Landis Ave., Unit 5.   (two South Jersey awardees listed in   over a two-year period. In future NJIF   and digital media company specializes
        JAG is a comprehensive physical and   detail here) are another example of Gov.   cohorts, the NJEDA might additionally   in virtual production technologies. The
     occupational therapy practice providing   Phil Murphy’s perpetual push to create a   include infant and maternal health care   company will focus on delivering compre-
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