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The NJ Coalition 4 Education & Positive Choices

PRESS RELEASE                 For Immediate Release

January 27, 2019 CONTACT:  Thomas Ace Gallagher


The NJ Coalition 4 Education and Positive Choices, in cooperation with the Hanover Township Cultural Arts Committee and Hanover Township Recreation Department, is proud to present “The New Jersey Teen Concert Series”.

Saturday, March 9, 2019, 7 pm at Whippany Park High School

This concert series was created to provide our high school musicians and artists an opportunity to perform in a setting closely resembling a concert hall. Those students who may never have performed in such an environment will now get their chance to excel before their families, fellow musicians, artists and peers.

This concert was specifically designed with Whippany Park and Hanover Park students in mind. They will be performing on stage with the assistance of a world class sound system and light show. With everyone’s cooperation and participation, our young performers will unite the community in a fun and safe environment that will make March 9th a night to remember!

Singers, dancers, musicians, musical ensembles, and other creative inspired entertainers are encouraged to audition for this impressive showcase. There is an especially large demand for rock bands.

There are 3 to 4 positions available for student volunteers to introduce the performers. Not everyone can get up on stage to perform. Perhaps their talents lie elsewhere and they would like to participate by introducing the acts.

Positions in this concert series are limited due to the fact it is opened to all Whippany Park and Hanover Park students. It will be on a first come first serve basis.

Let us not forget those talented artists who display their emotions and expressions by creating works of beauty. We want all of our young artists to please use this opportunity to display their work whether paintings, drawings, sculptures, etc. The Coalition deeply understands artists and their art. Therefore, we encourage our students to participate. To sign up, please email or ASAP.

Please provide:

  • The contact name. Participants under 18 must provide name of legal guardian.
  • Phone number and email address
  • A brief description of the performance

We would like to have our final selections made by February 8 in order for students to begin their preparation.

The student and/or parent will be notified after final selections are made. A schedule will be provided for the night’s performances and will include a specific time slot and rules and guidelines that will be consistent with school code of conduct policies.

The New Jersey Teen Concert series is a great way of showcasing talent and celebrating what young people in Hanover Township, East Hanover Township and Florham Park can do.  You are not going to want to miss out on this fun-filled evening.

The NJ Coalition for

Education & Positive Choices

PRESS RELEASE                 For Immediate Release

January 29, 2019 CONTACT:  Thomas Ace Gallagher


March 1, 2019 at 7 pm


161 E. Hanover Avenue, Morristown, NJ


The NJ Coalition for Education and Positive Choices is rapidly becoming a household name in Morris County.  Word is spreading about the many initiatives being instituted by this unique, powerful group that provides the community with facts and information in the fight against drug and alcohol abuse. Everyone is quickly realizing the benefit to families when they sign-on. The importance of introducing kids to new activities and promoting substance-free events that keep them occupied (such as sports, exercise, career days, teen dances and activities with law enforcement) is of paramount concern when it provides ways to uphold a child’s self-esteem.  The Coalition is a pro-active team compromised of elected officials, law enforcement, educational leaders and concerned citizens who are up to date on the latest crazes and abuses that are plaguing our children.


Please join officers and police departments from all over the state at the Coalition’s Annual Law Enforcement Night.  It is at this event that youngsters get to see firsthand how law enforcement officers are positive influences in our community.  Law Enforcement Night has been known to further develop these relationships often providing career opportunities for teens who might not have ever considered such a path.  


The equipment on display at this event is known to even awe adults.  Never will one see such an array of machinery like this at one location.  Kids are able to ride the horses provided by the Park Police, see the Morris County Hope Van, jump in helicopters, ambulances, emergency vehicles of every shape and size, wear riot gear, try on handcuffs and comingle with the law enforcement community in a fun atmosphere.  


The important aspect to remember here is that law enforcement is trained to make these kids feel safe and important.  Confidence and self-esteem go a long way in helping a child say no to his peers when the time arises.


Michele Sylvin

Director of Communications

NJ Coalition for Education and Positive Choices