Union County, NJ – March 23, 2022 — In celebration of Autism Acceptance month, the Union County Board of County Commissioners invites special needs residents and their families to a “Day Out with the Red Bulls” on Saturday, April 9 at 4:00 p.m. at Red Bulls Arena.
A limited number of tickets are available through the Union County Office for Persons with Disabilities and Special Needs. The cost of $30.00 per person includes 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.
“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 the team on April 9,” said Commissioner Chair Rebecca Williams.
“Union County is excited to provide our residents with an inclusive 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,” said Commissioner Sergio Granados.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 908-527-4781, or visit online at ucnj.org/dhs/office-for-persons-with-disabilities-and-special-needs.
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 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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