Students interested in becoming prepared for the work world will be attending MNDC’s Career Development Institute. This is a 10-week program where students learn about business education, entrepreneurial skills, financial literacy, résumé writing, dressing for success, business plan writing, and more. The orientation was held on Friday, April 5 at the Wally Choice Community Center in Montclair.
MNDC was awarded a Community Development Block Grant in the amount of $19,600 by the Essex County Division of Housing and Community Development.
MNDC hosted its annual toy giveaway on Sunday, December 16th at the Wally Choice Community Center. Thanks to MNDC’s generous friends and partners, Santa and Mrs. Claus gave away dozens of toys to Montclair children in need. Families also enjoyed food and a photo with Santa. Many thanks go to
Damika Hinton and MNDC will be hosting Gingerbread Wars, an annual event that Damika Hinton started for her family and friends who were single parents. It will take place at the Wally Choice Community Center On December 2 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Single parents residing in the Township of Montclair
MNDC wants to make sure that Montclair families have the means to put on a proper Thanksgiving. Maybe you can help either personally or through your congregation or group to donate canned goods and frozen turkeys. That’ll help us to be able to assemble baskets for approximately 50 families in
MNDC is known for its efforts with local youth, but it also runs a successful community program for senior citizens. Known as the Do Drop In, the program meets Monday, Thursday and Friday of each week from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Park House and provides a place
Students in the MNDC Career Development Institute (CDI) and Culinary Arts Institute were recognized on Friday, June 29 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the Wally Choice Community Center, 49 Maple Ave. in Montclair.
Fifteen youth, ages 14 – 18, completed CDI’s ten-week course to become better prepared for the
It takes dedicated individuals to serve on the board of a nonprofit. Lucky for MNDC that Kevin Allen is retired and has the time to serve on their board. After retiring from the Montclair Fire Department where he served for 34 years, 9 of them as Fire Chief, he wanted
Diane Anglin admits that she bleeds blue and white. She’s a Montclair girl, with roots here that go back to her grandmother. They fuel her passion for giving back to her community.
For the past eight years, Ms. Anglin has served as an instructor for the Career Development Institute (formerly
Issata Green is grateful to the neighbor that told her mother about MNDC’s Career Development Institute (CDI). Having finished up her third year in the program, Miss Green is looking forward to starting her job at Mountainside Hospital.
Her first job through CDI was at Davis Integrated Medicine and although