Photo A: Det. Lt. John Merced, of Knights of Columbus Council 12232, receives a big thank you from Program manager for the visually impaired. The group leader, Ivis L. Alvarez, is herself, visually impaired. Merced gave a 6-session course to the group, which is under the aegis of the Catholic Archdiocese of Newark.
Photo B: Way to Go: Ivis Alvarez, Program Manager, Hudson County Senior Services, U.C., practices an elbow punch with Det. Lt. John Merced. The class was one of six sessions held for the visually impaired, under the auspices of the Archdiocese of Newark. Ms. Alvarez, herself, is visually impaired. Merced is a volunteer with the Knights of Columbus Council 12232.