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Posted on: February 10, 2017

[ARCHIVED] The Next Coffee Friday Gathering is Friday, February 17

Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County Hosts Coffee Fridays for Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

The Next Gathering is Friday, February 17, 2017


Cape May Court House, NJ – The Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County Family and Community Health Sciences (FCHS) Program invites Grandparents Raising Grandchildren to join them for Coffee Fridays again this year. The next get together will take place on Friday, February 17, 2017. Grandparents meet for coffee and conversation from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Rutgers Cooperative Extension, 355 Court House-South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House, New Jersey 08210. The building is handicap accessible.

Marilou Rochford, FCHS Educator, said, “Coffee Fridays provide grandparents with a chance to meet with other grandparents in a safe and relaxed atmosphere. They can unwind over a cup of coffee while discussing issues and concerns related to raising their grandchildren.” Rochford added, “Taking responsibility for a grandchild can raise many questions.” Grandparents are invited to come learn about some of the resources and support available to them and also share their thoughts and concerns.

Additional Coffees Fridays are planned for March 17, April 14, May 19, September 22, October 20, and November 17, 2017.

There is no charge for this program, however, please RSVP by calling 465-5115, ext. 609.


Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Cape May County helps both youth and adults improve their knowledge and skills, enhance their quality of life, and resolve problems in areas of food, nutrition, health and wellness; food safety; agriculture; environmental and natural resource management; and youth development. This is accomplished through the use of science-based knowledge and university research. Rutgers Cooperative Extension is an education organization within the New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey and is an equal opportunity program provider and employer.

Rutgers Cooperative Extension’s education programs are offered to all without regard to race, religion, color, age, national origin, gender, sexual orientation or disability.


Contact: Marilou Rochford, MA, CFLE, FCHS Educator at 465-5115 ext. 609

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