Activity books will help North Brunswick third graders learn about dangers of substance abuse

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PHOTO COURTESY OF PETE CLARK
The North Brunswick Municipal Alliance was awarded a grant by the Partnership For a Drug-Free New Jersey and PSE&G. The grant is a collection of 200 activity books, "Life Choices,” to educate third graders about the dangers of substance use and misuse, and provide an opportunity for teachers, students and parents to work together on life skills for a healthy lifestyle. Pictured from left: North Brunswick Township Councilman Rajesh Mehta; Laura Pelszynski, co-chair of the Municipal Alliance; Matt Kravetsky, third grade teacher at Parsons Elementary School; Diana Whalen, principal of Parsons; and Lou Ann Benson, director of the North Brunswick Department of Parks, Recreation & Community Services and coordinator of the Municipal Alliance.
PHOTO COURTESY OF PETE CLARK
The North Brunswick Municipal Alliance was awarded a grant by the Partnership For a Drug-Free New Jersey and PSE&G. The grant is a collection of 200 activity books, “Life Choices,” to educate third graders about the dangers of substance use and misuse, and provide an opportunity for teachers, students and parents to work together on life skills for a healthy lifestyle.
The grant was written for Parsons School, but any extra books will be handed out by Municipal Alliance members at their next community event.
Pictured from left: North Brunswick Township Councilman Rajesh Mehta; Laura Pelszynski, co-chair of the Municipal Alliance; Matt Kravetsky, third grade teacher at Parsons Elementary School; Diana Whalen, principal of Parsons; and Lou Ann Benson, director of the North Brunswick Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services and coordinator of the Municipal Alliance.