Press Release

For Immediate Release: May 14, 2019

Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders Declare May as “Older Americans Month”

Union County Freeholder Chair Bette Jane Kowalski joined Union County Department of Human Services Director Debbie-Ann Anderson, Division on Aging Director Frances Benson and Division on Aging Assistant Director Natalie Zarillo as the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced that it has declared May as “Older Americans Month,” joining communities across the nation to celebrate its older residents.

“Union County’s seniors, about 20 percent of the total population, have raised families and worked while serving as volunteers with the PTA, scouts, church and community groups, or in the military,” stated Freeholder Chair Kowalski. “For all the contributions they have made, and continue to make, our seniors deserve this special recognition.”

(Photo by Jim Lowney/County of Union)

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