Check out this upcoming event!!!

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Event:  Fund the Farm!  An Evening of Celebration!

Date & Time:    Saturday, April 6th at 7 pm

Location: The Kellogg Club, 25 Colles Ave, Morristown

 

FundTheFarm

“Join us for an evening of cocktails, artisan appetizers, music and more!  We’re throwing this party to help Fund the Urban Farm at Lafayette ~ an award winning agricultural teaching garden, right here in Morristown.  The Urban Farm programs serve the 4,700 school children of the Morris School District, Unity Charter School, the College of Saint Elizabeth, Drew University, Fairleigh Dickinson University, area Boy Scouts & Girl Scouts, our local community and more!  We donate our produce to the Interfaith Food Pantry, Community Soup Kitchen and the Morristown High School Cafeteria, as well as offering low-cost, naturally grown produce for sale at the Farm during the summer months. Come support New Jersey’s largest school garden!”

Limited, Advance Tickets Only! To buy tickets click here!

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You often hear the word “hero” associated with soldiers and rescue workers. But never have you heard it in terms of Public Health. John L. Leal made history by reducing typhoid by disinfecting water supplies in the state of NJ.

This Day in Water History

 

March 13, 1914: Death (in Paterson, NJ) of John L. Leal, physician and water treatment expert who pioneered chlorine disinfection in the U.S. There are many unsung heroes who contributed significantly to public health at the turn of the 20th century. John L. Leal is one of them and after reading this, I think you will agree that he did more than most to save people’s lives.

John L. Leal was born in the small town of Andes, New York on May 5, 1858. His father, John Rose Leal was a physician who joined the 144th Regiment, New York Volunteers and fought in the Civil War. During the siege of Charleston, South Carolina, John Rose Leal contracted what was most likely a case of amoebic dysentery from contaminated drinking water. He suffered from the disease for more than 17 years before he finally died of it…

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