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Join the Union County Community to Support Autism Acceptance Month Event at Red Bulls Arena, April 9

 

Union County, NJ – March 10, 2022 – In celebration of Autism Acceptance month, the Union County Board of County Commissioners and the Office for Persons with Disabilities and Special Needs are pleased to invite special needs residents and their families to a “Day Out with the Red Bulls” on Saturday, April 9th at 4:00 p.m. at Red Bull Arena.

Participants will be attending the Red Bulls game against CF Montreal. The Office for Persons with Disabilities and Special Needs will be providing a limited amount of tickets for the event. Tickets cost $30.00 per person and will include a $10.00 food voucher to be used at the venue. Union County residents can purchase their tickets online through the Union County secure registration website, ucnj.org/opdsn-reg or https://secure.rec1.com/NJ/union-county-nj/catalog.

 “In 2022, Union County will continue to make every effort to support our initiatives geared towards connecting our communities and to that end, the Commissioner Board is proud to support the ‘Day Out with the Red Bulls,” said County Commissioner Chair Rebecca L. Williams. “The Red Bulls are known for creating inclusive spaces, and we hope a strong contingent of Union County fans will be present in the stands to cheer for our local team on April 9.”

“This event is always a family fun outing, even allowing for some attendees the opportunity to walk onto the field,” said Commissioner Sergio Granados. “Union County is excited to provide our residents with an inclusive and exciting community activity in a welcoming environment. We encourage residents to connect with the Office for Persons with Disabilities and Special Needs to find out about other programs and activities that reflect our values as an inclusive community.”

Red Bull Arena is located at 600 Cape May Street in Harrison, New Jersey. The April 9th match will see the Red Bulls face the CF Montreal.

The Commissioner Board’s support for Autism Acceptance Month is organized through the Union County Office for Persons with Disabilities and Special Needs. For more information, residents can reach out to Jasmine Doughty-Whitous, Program Coordinator at jwhitous@ucnj.org or 908-527-4781.

The Office for Persons with Disabilities and Special Needs is the first such office in New Jersey, established in 2018 in the Department of Human Services. The Office for Persons with Disabilities and Special Needs hosts a variety of events and programs including special sessions at several Union County facilities.

For more information and updates on all Union County services during the COVID-19 outbreak, including free vaccination, free testing, 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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