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Applebee's Cooks Up A Special Breakfast for Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County

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Applebee's Flapjack Fundraiser
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UNION, NJ - Rise & Shine! Join Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County Union Club and Applebee’s for a special breakfast fundraiser benefiting Keystone Club members. This delicious event is Sunday, February 12th from 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM at Applebee’s, 1721 Morris Avenue, in Union.

Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs and a beverage for only $12. Come out to support Union Keystone Club and enjoy a great breakfast. Keystone Members will be serving, taking orders and look forward to greeting you! Members are raising support to attend 50th National Keystone Conference in Chicago, IL, March 2-4.

For tickets and information please contact Ron Brangman at 908-687-2697 or rbrangman@bgcuc.org. “Our Keystone Club members have been working hard all year to raise funds for the National Keystone Conference”, said Russell Triolo, Chief Executive Officer. “This is a great example of the principles of Keystone Club, which includes leadership, character development and community engagement.”

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Interested in supporting our Members’ efforts to attend the Conference? There are many sponsorship opportunities available, including hotel, ground transportation and baggage fees. Visit www.bgcuc.org for sponsorship information. Keystone National Conference allows teens to experience sessions in leadership, community service, healthy lifestyles and College, Career & Workforce Development. Attendees discuss topics that are important to them. Teens will also participate in a group community service project in Chicago.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County offers youth programs in 5 communities in Union County: Plainfield, Elizabeth, Union, Hillside and Roselle. Teen leadership programs for ages 14-18 are available in Union, Elizabeth and Plainfield. Members participate in character-building, leadership, career preparation and community service activities throughout the year. Aquatics instruction is available at our Union Club. For information on our clubs and programs, please visit our website www.bgcuc.org or contact us 908-687-2697. Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County seek to inspire and enable young people, who need them most, to realize their full potential and have provided opportunity for youth since 1955. They are part of a national network of some 4,000 neighborhood-based facilities, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, which serves more than 4.6 million young people annually, in all 50 states and on U.S. military bases worldwide. Clubs provide guidance-oriented character development programs on a daily basis for children 6-18 years old, conducted by a full-time professional staff. Key Boys & Girls Club programs emphasize leadership development, education and career exploration, financial literacy, health and life skills, the arts, sports, fitness and recreation, and family outreach. # # # Media Contact Lisa Sepetjian, Director of Development & Marketing 908-687-7976 ext. 4

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