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Batter Up! Time for Tee Ball Registration at Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County

Do you have children ages 5 and 6 ready to score home runs? Maybe you see your child being the next star on your favorite baseball team. Well it’s your lucky day!

The 2017 Tee – Ball League starts in April and runs until June. Practice will be held once a week with games every Saturday or Sunday depending on the schedule rotation. All games will be held on Hickory Manor Field. Children will be taught the basic skills of hitting and catching along with the rules of the game.

“We are all excited and ready for this year’s annual tee-ball season,” said Russell Triolo, CEO. “I hope to see some familiar faces and am excited to meet this year’s new players. See you on the field!” Uniforms are provided, which includes a tee – shirt and hat. Parents are responsible for mitts, any other equipment and apparel they feel necessary. Registration is open until March 15; $75 per child with a valid BGCUC membership. Volunteer coaches are needed.

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For more information or an online application visit www.unionlittleleague.org or call 908-686-5722. 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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