Carteret Luncheon Honors Pittsburgh Steelers Draft Pick Jason Worilds

CARTERET — On Monday, June 21, Carteret Mayor Dan Reiman and the Carteret Business Partnership, Inc. will host its annual board meeting with special guest Jason Worilds, 2010 draft pick for the Pittsburgh Steelers.

The football star attended Carteret High School, playing with the Carteret Ramblers, and graduated in 2006. He played three seasons with the Virginia Tech Hokies while earning an undergraduate degree in consumer studies, and was announced as a second round draft pick for the Steelers earlier this year.


The luncheon will be by invitation, with $25 tickets now available through the Office of Economic Development (call 1-732 541-3835). The event will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the St. Demetrius Cathedral Hall, 681-691 Roosevelt Avenue.

Carteret’s Special Improvement District is a private-sector non-profit organization established through a municipal ordinance, providing legislative powers to the Carteret Business Partnership, comprised of local business leaders and investors, who levy a special property tax on commercial property, which in turn funds improvements to Carteret’s business districts.

“The Carteret Business Partnership is comprised of energetic business and community leaders whose ability to think outside the box has facilitated some of our most dramatic local improvements,” Reiman said. “With his record of athletic and scholastic achievement, Jason Worilds will be an appropriate highlight to this year’s annual SID board meeting, and fitting homage to his hometown.”

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