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MHCP Fourth Annual Pocketbook Bingo
The Mental Health Clinic of Passaic recently held its 4th Annual Pocketbook Bingo on October 14, 2018 at the Totowa PAL. The event this year was dedicated in Memory of long time MHCP supporter Diane Jacobs. We would like to thank everyone who donated to help make this event a huge success. Desserts and Coffee were donated by: Mr. Cupcakes, Clifton; Gourmet Desserts, Clifton; Corrado's, Clifton; Packanack Bakery, Wayne; Jane Gurtman Grubin; and Starbucks, Clifton. Pocketbooks were donated by: Fran Cardinale, Michele Chambers, Beverly Ficon, Jane Gurtman Grubin, Samantha Ladell and Jim & Maureen Robbins. Balloons were donated by Christina Sanabria. Sponsors were: David Jacobs and Myrna Nadler. We would also like to thank the Totowa PAL for once again donating the space for our event. Lastly, we would like to thank everyone who attended our event. It would not have been the fun and exciting event that it was without all of you. Congratulations to all the winners! We hope to see you again next year!!
MHCP Sip & Paint
The Mental Health Clinic of Passaic recently held its first Sip & Paint Fundraiser at the Garden Vista Ballroom in Passaic. The Clinic would like to thank: Bee N Crafty from Nutley who instructed participants on how to paint their own masterpieces; The Garden Vista Ballroom who graciously donated their staff and facility as well as food for everyone; and Julian & Sue Carrera for volunteering to take photos. We would especially like to give a big thank you to everyone who came out to support the Mental Health Clinic by being there to paint! As you can see from the photos everyone had a great time!
MHCP Staff Ugly Sweater Party
The Clinic's 1451 VanHouten Avenue location in Clifton got into the holiday spirit recently with an "Ugly" Sweater day. As you can see from the photos, the staff went all out and had a great time. The winner of the "Best" sweater was Marizabel Laurencio from the Ida Gurtman Therapeutic Children's Program 2. She appropriately won an Ugly Sweater Cookie making kit!
Gregory Ave Ribbon Cutting
The Mental Health Clinic of Passaic recently held a Grand Opening for our newest location. The location at 124 Gregory Avenue, Passaic NJ, is an expansion of the Clinic’s Outpatient services. The Open House and Dedication of the Condo took place on Thursday November 16, 2017. Arnold & Ruth Shurkin were honored for their donation of the office condo and were presented with a plaque which will hang on the wall at the site. Several Staff, Board and community members were in attendance and were provided with light refreshments and a tour of the facility.
MHCP 50th Anniversary Gala
The Mental Health Clinic of Passaic celebrated 50 years of service to the Passaic County Community with a special Celebration on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at the Valley Regency, Clifton NJ. Clinic founding member, Dr. Sylvia Riskin and Clifton Mayor James Anzaldi were honored at this very special occasion. Everyone who attended enjoyed the fabulous food and service provided by the venue. A special thank you goes out to everyone who contributed to the Ad Journal, who attended the event, who helped with planning the event or contributed to our commemorative section of the journal with their Memories of the Clinic.