Press Release

For Immediate Release: February 11, 2015

Union County Performing Arts Center Nominated Among Six County Venues In 6th Annual People’s Choice Awards – County residents can vote today and support the arts in Union County

The Union County PAC is among six county arts venues that are nominated in this year’s JerseyArts.com People’s Choice Awards. County residents can vote today and support the arts in Union County. (Photo by Christina L. Wilson)

The Union County PAC is among six county arts venues that are nominated in this year’s JerseyArts.com People’s Choice Awards. County residents can vote today and support the arts in Union County. (Photo by Christina L. Wilson)

The Union County Freeholder Chairman Mohamed S. Jalloh is pleased to announce that Union County’s own Performing Arts Center has been nominated in the sixth annual JerseyArts.com People’s Choice Awards! 

The Union County Performing Arts Center is among 71 arts organizations nominated for the yearly awards program run by Discover Jersey Arts to honor the work of New Jersey’s vital, vibrant and diverse arts organizations.

“The nomination of the Union County Performing Arts Center is a clear sign that the Freeholder Board’s commitment to building a strong arts community in Union County is paying off,” said Chairman Jalloh. “We are very proud of the work that arts organizations and patrons throughout our county are doing to establish Union County as a destination for culture. I urge Union County residents to show their continued support and vote now for the Union County PAC as Your Favorite Large Performing Arts Center.”

Cast your vote today and show your support for the arts in all of Union County.

The Union County arts organizations nominated for this year’s JerseyArts.com People’s Choice Awards are:

UCPAC: Union County Performing Arts Center (Rahway) – Large Performing Arts Center
Hamilton Stage for the Performing Arts Center (Rahway) – Small Performing Arts Center
Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre (Summit) – Theatre to See a Play
Visual Arts Center of New Jersey (Summit) – Arts Gallery
Arts Guild New Jersey (Rahway) – Art Gallery
New Jersey Festival Orchestra (Westfield) – Symphony/Orchestra

Don’t see your favorite Union County arts organizations on the list? Write them in to cast your vote and support the arts in Union County.

Vote now at http://jerseyarts.com/peopleschoice/. Voting ends Thursday, February 19.

“The nomination of so many Union County arts organizations exemplifies the capacity for impact the arts have throughout our community,” said Chairman Jalloh who this year’s initiatives will focus on making investments in the future of Union County that will help boost the economy and the quality of life for the residents. Through the Chairman’s “Building a Community of The Arts” initiatives the Chairman and the Freeholder Board seek to leverage the creative capacity of Union County to strengthen our community.

For more information about Freeholder Chairman Jalloh’s 2015 “Build a Community of The Arts” initiatives visit ucnj.org.

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