Awards open to people with disabilities

VSA New Jersey (VSA/NJ), a statewide nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the creative power of people with disabilities, is accepting applications for the 2016 Arts Achievement Awards through Jan. 22. The annual VSA/NJ Arts Achievement Awards include the Student Arts Excellence Awards, presented to students with special needs (mainstreamed, inclusion, self-contained classes or activities), 14 …

Special needs Boy Scout troop accepting new applications

Boy Scout Troop 926 meets every Monday at St. Martha’s Church, Herbertsville Road, Point Pleasant, 7:30-8:30 p.m. On Jan. 4 at 7:30 p.m. they will be accepting applications for differently abled/special needs boys who want to join Boy Scouts. It is an opportunity to make friends and have fun while learning life skills. Boy Scouting, …