UNION—The Joseph Nugent Sr. Association of Union County, New Jersey will hold its 23rd annual Irish Festival and Picnic to benefit a child with a life threatening illness through the Make-A-Wish Foundation ® on Sunday, Oct. 4, at the Elks Lodge in Union from 1 to 6 p.m., rain or shine.
Admission is $25 per person or $50 per family (2 adults with children under 18) which includes food, beer, soda and games for the children. There will be continuous live Irish-American entertainment featuring the Willie Lynch Band, DJ Joe O’Coletti and the St. Columcille Pipes and Drums.
The Union Elks at 5 Points is located at 281 Chestnut Street in Union.
The Make-A-Wish Foundation ® raises funds to grant these special children their favorite wish.
For information about the benefit picnic, call Bob or Linda White at 1-908-241-7341, Carol Martin at 1-732-851-5109 or Kevin Dowling at 1-732-594-1763.
The Nugent Association was founded in 1933 and is the oldest independent Irish-American organization in New Jersey. The Association has been recognized many times for its civic involvement and celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2008
Donations may be sent to:
The Joseph Nugent Sr. Association
C/O Kevin Dowling
161 Country Club Drive #2
Union, NJ 07083
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