South Jersey High School Students: The Artistic Discovery Contest

Each spring, the United States House of Representatives sponsor a nation-wide high school arts competition called “The Artistic Discovery Contest.”

This competition is a wonderful way to encourage national artistic talent, and allows us to high light local talent in New Jersey’s 1st Congressional District.

The contest is open to all high school students residing in the 1st District.  The District’s overall winner will have his or her artwork displayed in the U.S. Capitol for a year.  The exhibit in Washington will contain artwork from contest winners across the country.

For more details please visit : https://norcross.house.gov/services/art-competition

For UFCW Members: Learn a Foreign Language For Free!

UFCW members can use this benefit to learn a foreign language for free online and at their own pace. All lessons are self-guided.

This member benefit can be used to learn Spanish, French, German, English, and/or Mandarin.

If you are interested in using this benefit, please complete and submit the form on this page. It may take a few days to verify your UFCW membership. However, once confirmed, you’ll receive an email that explains how to login and begin taking free online foreign language lessons.

At this time, this benefit is only available to UFCW members and retirees.

Visit http://www.ufcw.org/members/language/ for more information.

Free GED Classes for UFCW Members

UFCW members can now take General Equivalency Diploma (GED) classes for free through Essential GED.

To get started, please visit www.ufcw.org/ged and complete the inquiry form.

Once you complete the online form, it may take a few days to verify your UFCW membership.  However, once confirmed, you will receive an email that explains how to login to and begin taking free GED classes.

This GED program offers a customized learning plan, so that you will be able to successfully prepare yourself to pass the GED test, regardless of when you last went to school.

This program also allows you to study at your own pace—classes are designed to fit your schedule and the program can be completed from your phone or tablet.

We created this benefit because our members told us they wanted us to provide more educational opportunities. We hope this program can help you build the better life you have earned and deserve.

Thank you for being a member of the UFCW union family.