MNDC held its “Playing for Keeps” Casino Night fundraiser on the evening of Saturday, September 21 at the Wally Choice Community Center. Whether it was blackjack, roulette, or craps, a good time was had by all. We’d like to thank Chef Allison Bethel, our instructor for the Culinary Career Institute,
MNDC is now accepting applications for its after school tutoring program for elementary and middle school students through Project Oasis. This program is free and will meet starting October 7 and run through June 19, 2020 on Monday through Thursday, 2:45 – 6:00 p.m. at the Wally Choice Community
Project Oasis fun begins!
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 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