Two Brownie Girl Scout Troops went caroling at the Chelsea Assisted Living Community for the holiday season.
- LOCAL CONNECTIONS
Friday, January 4
The following information was provided by Troops 40821 and 40965. Brownie Girl Scout Troops 40821 and 40965 from Brunner Elementary School in Scotch Plains marked the holiday season by caroling at the Chelsea Assisted Living Community. During the December 14 event the girls sang seasonal songs and gave out cookies and door prizes. This was one of several requirements toward earning the Philanthropist badge. Troop leader Jennifer Fazio reports that “good cheer was had by all.” Fanwood-Scotch Plains is one of 138 communities in Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey, which serves over 25,000 girls and 11,000 adult members in 7 counties across central New Jersey. For more information, call(908) 518-4400 or go to http://www.gshnj.org.
A Chelsea employee climbed six feet down into the sewer to rescue the baby ducklings.
- VOLUNTEERS IN THE NEWS
Monday, June 4, 2012
An employee of the Chelsea at Fanwood assisted living residence climbed down several 6-foot-deep sewer inlets on Friday, to rescue six baby ducklings who fell through a grate. Jonathan Morales-Gonzalez, Building Services Director for the Chelsea, lifted off three cast iron grates in the rear parking lot and back yard of the residence with a crowbar and climbed down each to the bottom, following the cheeping sound of the ducklings, which were moving through the sewer system. One by one, he grabbed the ducklings and handed them up to other waiting staffers who placed them in a box for safe keeping. After an operation that lasted about 30 minutes, the ducklings were reunited with their worried mother, who had been pacing and quacking the …