CONTACT: Bill Smith, (908) 259-0154
Tom Plante, (908) 527-4746


Umpires Can Earn More in 2007:
Classes for New Softball Umpires Begin Feb. 20

Men and women who enjoy the game of softball can earn extra money in their spare time by becoming certified Amateur Softball Association softball umpires. The Greater Union County ASA Softball Umpires Association, in cooperation with the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Union County Department of Parks, Recreation and Facilities, will conduct its annual softball umpires training program beginning Tuesday, Feb. 20.

The training classes will take place from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday evenings from Feb. 20 through March 27 at the Union County Administration Building in Elizabeth. The cost of this six-week umpiring course is $125.00. The classes are open to men and women, 18 years of age and older, who are interested in umpiring softball games.

For more information and registration details, please contact the Union County, New Jersey, Amateur Softball Association office of Keith Benovengo at (908) 313-0983, email:; or Bill Smith at (908) 259-0154, email:; or you can log on to: