FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 16, 2008

CONTACT: Sebastian D’Elia, 908-527-4419
Tom Plante, 908-527-4746


Volleyball Classes for People with Disabilities


The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the YM-YWHA of Union County are pleased to announce a unique partnership as they co-sponsor a series of volleyball classes for people with developmental disabilities.

Individuals who have thought about learning to play volleyball or those who want to brush up on their skills are encouraged to enroll. Jim McCue, Director of Athletics at Union County College, will be the head instructor.

Classes will run on eight Thursday evenings, beginning February 5, from 8:00-9:00 p.m. The cost of this program is $8.00, which covers all eight sessions.

Pre-registration is required. Information and registration materials may be obtained by contacting Margaret Heisey, Program Coordinator for the Union County Department of Parks and Community Renewal, at (908) 527-4806.

This program is offered as a service of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders with funding through a grant from the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, Office of Recreation. For general information about other programs offered by the County of Union, visit the Union County website at: