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Hilllsborough Rotary Club Honored for 10th Anniversary of Rotary Fair

Township officials present a proclamation to members of the Hillsborough Rotary Commemorating the 10th annual Hillsborough Rotary Fair. Credits: courtesy Hillsborough Township

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Mayor Carl Suraci and members of the Township Committee presented a proclamation to members of the Hillsborough Rotary for their efforts the past 10 years sponsoring the Hillsborough Rotary Fair.

The fair will be held Aug. 15-20 adjacent to the Loew's in the Hillsborough Promenade off Route 206. Parking is free.

The Rotary Club of Hillsborough was founded on March 8, 1955 as the Rotary Club of Belle Mead. Today, the Rotary Club of Hillsborough has over 40 members who volunteer their time at various projects throughout the year to help improve the lives of community members needing assistance. The Club meets every Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Landing Restaurant at 311 Amwell Road.

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The Rotary Fair has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars that are returned to the community through charitable contributions that fund local college scholarships, the Hillsborough food pantry, autism research, veterans organizations and many others.

The Rotary Fair features 21 amusement rides, a wide selection of food, a petting zoo, a variety of  games and displays by area vendors along with a fireworks display on Friday evening.

The Rotary Club dedicates one afternoon during the Rotary Fair exclusively for children with special needs and their families. Family Fun Day is an invitation only event where admission, special t-shirts, rides, food, games and prizes are free to special needs children and their families, including siblings. Music and lights are subdued as an accommodation to their special guests.
 

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Hilllsborough Rotary Club Honored for 10th Anniversary of Rotary Fair

August 13, 2017

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Mayor Carl Suraci and members of the Township Committee presented a proclamation to members of the Hillsborough Rotary for their efforts the past 10 years sponsoring the Hillsborough Rotary Fair.

The fair will be held Aug. 15-20 adjacent to the Loew's in the Hillsborough Promenade off Route 206. Parking is free.

The Rotary Club of Hillsborough was founded on March 8, ...

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