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J. McLaughlin & MorphMom Support Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County

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MEDIA ADVISORY Date: June 2, 2015 Press Contact: Lisa Sepetjian at lsepetjian@bgcuc.org (908) 687-7976 Ext. 4 J. McLaughlin and MorphMom Support Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Union, NJ – Enjoy an evening of guilt-free shopping while supporting Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County! Kathleen Smith, founder of Morphmom, has partnered J. McLaughlin to host an exclusive trunk show where 15% of sales from the evening will benefit Boys & Girls Clubs. The more you shop, the more you donate! Enjoy complimentary light refreshments as you mingle with friends and spice up your wardrobe for the closely approaching summer months. The Summer 2015 Collection features the perfect look for everything from casual barbeques to summer weddings. The event will be held on Thursday, June 11th from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM at J. McLaughlin store, 10 Beechwood Road, Summit, NJ. “We would like to thank Morphmom and J.McLaughlin for collaborating with us on this exciting event. We look forward to bringing our message to communities throughout Union County,” said Russell Triolo, CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs. “We are expecting a fun evening with a great turnout.” Morphmom is an interactive website featuring blogs, forums, and inspirational videos designed especially for women who are searching for something more. The site was founded with the intent of providing mothers with a one-stop source of job and volunteer opportunities, along with conversation and guidance from other Morphmom users. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to shop! We look forward to seeing you there. Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County is celebrating 60 years of changing lives in Union County! Summer Program registration is now open at our Union, Plainfield and Elizabeth Clubs. Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County offers youth programs in 6 communities in Union County: Plainfield, Elizabeth, Union, Hillside, Roselle and Linden. Teen leadership programs for ages 14-18 are available in Union, Elizabeth and Plainfield. Members participate in character, leadership, career preparation and community service activities throughout the year. 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. # # #

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