Monday, August 27, 2018

Congressman Josh Gottheimer

 On Friday-24-August Congressman Josh Gottheimer of New Jersey Fifth District announced  a number of programs relevant to the resident of Bogota and Bergen County.  One is that Congressman Gottheimer  will be hosting a Veterans Resource Fair at the Bogota VFW Post #5561 Headquarters. This will take place on Tuesday-4-September starting at 11:00a. This is open to any Veteran and Military Families from The NJ Fifth District. This includes Bogota, Hackensack, Parts of Teaneck and communities in Northern Bergen County. Also towns in Western parts of Passaic, Sussex, and Warren Counties.
  This event will be aid those Veteran, and Families eligible to work with experts on simplifying the process needed to obtain assistance from the Veterans Administration and other Government agencies.  There will also be assistance in obtaining a  Bergen County Veterans’ Service Card.
   It is necessary to register this this event in advance please contact  Arazi Hadar at: or by calling 201-389-1100

  Another event announced was  the opening of the annual Congressional App Challenge for Middle and High School Students. The Congressional App Challenge promotes computer science education and teaching students to code in order to prepare for STEM careers. Submissions from the Fifth District will be reviewed by an independent panel of judges and recognized by Congressman Gottheimer, and the winner has the additional chance to win prizes and have their work displayed in the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. Students are required to register for the competition before September 10th, 2018, and submit their final app by October 15th, 2018. 
More information on the CAC can be found at:,
or by calling  Congressman Gottheimer’s Glen Rock District Office at 201-389-1100.

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