EAST AMWELL, NJ - Hunterdon’s fifth annual Community Day is underway and continues until 4 p.m. today, June 2.

The event, sponsored by the county and the Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce, is held at the county’s South County Park / Hunterdon County Fairgrounds, located on Route 179 just outside of Ringoes.

Thousands of people flocked to the park, with some arriving before the official opening to take advantage of the secure shredding event, sponsored by County Clerk Mary Melfi.

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Local businesses, non-profit organizations and representatives from many of Hunterdon’s 26 municipalities are in attendance.

 “Community Day has truly become a place where we can showcase and celebrate all the great towns, organizations, non- profits, the business community and great resources of Hunterdon County,” said Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce President Chris Phelan.

Hunterdon Healthcare is offering face painting and other interactive activities within their tent, including blood pressure checks. In addition, they have a fun obstacle course in partnership with the Healthy Hunterdon Work Force Initiative.

A petting zoo and meet and greet with retired racing greyhounds is also part of the fun.