Union County Freeholder Chairman Sergio Granados, Freeholder Bette Jane Kowalski and Union Township Mayor Manuel Figueiredo present resolutions to volunteers Michael Boll, Brandon Holiday and David Tyms of the Challenged Athletes Foundation’s (CAF) Operation Rebound New Jersey Racing Team commending and congratulating them before the team begins a bicycle ride from Echo Lake Park’s 9/11 Memorial in Mountainside to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. They are joined by Leo Graf and Bob Johnson of VFW Post 2433 in Union.
(CAF) Operation Rebound is the premier sports and fitness program for American military personnel, veterans and first responders with physical challenges. It provides unparalleled opportunities to pursue active, athletic lifestyles by offering access to funding for equipment, training, competition expenses and sports clinics.
At Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, the team will deliver competitive wheel chairs and hand-cycles to disabled combat veterans.
(Photo by Jim Lowney/County of Union)