For Immediate Release:  July 9, 2013
Contact: Sebastian D’Elia, Communications Director, County of Union
908-770-3662


UNION COUNTY BOARD OF CHOSEN FREEHOLDERS TEAM UP WITH HILLSIDE CHAPTER OF UNICO TO FUND SENSORY ROOM AND AUDIO-VISUAL EQUIPMENT AT CEREBRAL PALSY LEAGUE


The Cerebral Palsy League Inc. in Cranford recently thanked the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Hillside Chapter of UNICO for their assistance in funding equipment and a new sensory room to provide occupational therapy sessions for adults.  The Freeholder Board contributed $10,000 through Community Development Block grant funds, and the Hillside Chapter of UNICO chipped in an additional $2,800 to purchase equipment.

l. to r. Union County Freeholders Bruce Bergen, Vernell Wright, Bette Jane Kowalski (holding certificate); Cerebral Palsy Associate Director Louis Brigando, Acting Executive Director Patricia Tekel, and Director of Adult Services Joyce Gay.