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Union County 4-H Variety Club Donates Pet Food

Union County, NJ – Members of the Union County 4-H Third Grade Variety Club collected pet food for homeless pets and presented their donations to the Best Friends Thrift Shop last week. The store, located at 1750 East Second Street in Scotch Plains, helps support the Best Friends pet rescue and adoption organization,  Pictured (front, l-r) are 4-H club members Pauline Tardif, Griffin Cederquist of Rahway, Nathan Lam of Westfield, Mikaeli Gomez of Plainfield, Talia Remba of Westfield, and club leader Martha Garcia of Union, with Best Friends volunteer Lorraine Jakubowski of Clark (rear). Union County 4-H is supported in part by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders. To join a Union County 4-H club contact 4-H agent James Nichnadowicz by phone, 908-654-9854 or email


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4-H educational programs are offered to all youth, grades k-13, on an age appropriate basis, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, or disability. For additional information about 4-H clubs in Union County, contact 908-654-9854, or

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