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Grace Church Van Vorst celebrates its 20th Annual Cathedral Arts Festival

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Grace Church Van Vorst in downtown Jersey City, NJ celebrates its 20th Annual Cathedral Arts Festival with an opening Champagne Gala on Saturday, November 14th, 2009. The Cathedral Arts Festival reaches a banner year in its long and cherished history! Founded in 1989, it is the largest and longest-running celebration of artists and the arts in Hudson County. Continue reading Grace Church Van Vorst celebrates its 20th Annual Cathedral Arts Festival

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Rebuilding Together Jersey City

Last April, Bill and Nancy Barry of Jersey City, welcomed three dozen volunteer workers into their home. The workers were there to do much needed repairs on the Barry’s home as part of a program called Rebuilding Together Jersey City. Bill Barry is retired and his wife Nancy is disabled. By the time the day was over the volunteer workers had built a small bathroom for Nancy, painted, installed new windows and cabinets and accomplished a dozen other repairs. “When we first applied for the program they asked us what our wish list would be when it came to work on our house. They surpassed our wildest dreams when it came to the amount of work they did for us,” Mr. Barry said. Both Nancy and Bill Barry are deeply grateful for the work done on their home and think that Rebuilding Together Jersey City is a wonderful program. “They were just so friendly and courteous to us and they never treated us like we were a charity case or anything like that, we even tried to give them a donation but they wouldn’t hear of it,” Mr. Barry explained. “These are really wonderful people, which make it a wonderful program.” A few weeks after the work was completed on their home the Barry’s sent a letter thanking Rebuilding Together Jersey City and said, “You made our golden years platinum.”
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