Free event saluting COVID-19 first responders and front-line heroes at Oak Ridge Park
Union County, NJ — The Board of County Commissioners invites residents to the Union County Car, Truck and Bike Show saluting the County’s first responders and front-line heroes. The event will take place on Saturday, August 21 from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Oak Ridge Park Sports Complex, located at 136 Oak Ridge Road in Clark. The event is free for all to attend.
The event will showcase the Union County Public Safety and EMS fleet and COVID-19 front line responders along with scores of unique and unusual car show vehicles.
The rain date for this event is scheduled for Sunday, August 22. Those attending are encouraged to wear masks or practice social distancing when possible.
“The Union County Car, Truck and Bike Show gives everyone an opportunity to have a great time and salute our first responders and front line heroes who make all the difference in our lives,” Union County Board of County Commissioners Chairman Alexander Mirabella.
The Union County Car, Truck and Bike Show will be a family friendly event. Attendees of all ages will be able to enjoy TV Movie cars, super hero characters, food vendors, a DJ and more. For more details about the event, residents should contact GWIZ Auto Entertainment Group by phone at 908-482-8132 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Union County Mobile Vaccination Unit will be at the event from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. to provide free COVID-19 vaccines and saliva testing.
Appointments for vaccines at the event, and at Union County’s other vaccination sites, can be booked online by creating an account at ucnj.org/vax.
The saliva tests are on a walk-up basis and no appointment is necessary.
For more information and updates on all Union County services during the COVID-19 outbreak, including the Drive-Through Test Center at Kean University, the Mobile Test Unit walk-up sites, vaccination information, emergency food distribution and other support services, visit ucnj.org/covid19. General information about COVID-19 is available through the New Jersey Department of Health at nj.gov/health.
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