The NJ Cultural Alliance for Response (NJCAR) held its annual membership meeting on Feb. 21 at the Taylor Pavilion, Belmar.
Topics included “Monmouth County Arts and Resilience” presented by Joe Barris, assistant director of the Monmouth County Planning Board, and “Global Warming and Climate Change Effects on Disaster Preparedness” presented by Lisa Auermuller, assistant manager, Rutgers University Jacques Cousteau Coastal Education Center.
NJCAR is a network of organizations, associations, agencies and individuals dedicated to safeguarding the state’s cultural heritage. It empowers the state’s cultural communities to preserve their valuable assets and sustain operations before, during and adter disasters strike. NJCAR is affiliated with the national group: Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works’ Alliance for Response.
The group also approved the minutes from the 2017 annual meeting, elected officers, and heard committee updates and a LYRASIS grant report.
For more information on NJCAR, go to: http://njculturalalliance.wix.com/njcar