HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – The Hillsborough Democrats will host a free picnic at the Ann Van Middlesworth Park on Sept. 7th from 2=5 p.m.with Rep. Tom Malinowski (D-7th) and other state and local Democrat elected officials expected to attend.
Malinowski will be in attendance for a portion of the afternoon to speak with the community and give his take on the current state of affairs in Washington.
“We’ve been hearing from people all around town who are incredibly concerned with the news we see coming from D.C. every day,” said Hillsborough Democratic Organization chairman Ronald Yoder. “We are thrilled that Congressman Malinowski will be joining us in a fun, laid back atmosphere and allowing us the opportunity to speak with him directly.”
Also attending will be State Assemblymen Andrew Zwicker (D-16th) and Roy Freiman (D-16th, Somerset County Freeholder candidate Melanie Marano, Hillsborough Township Committeewoman Olivia Holmes, and Township Committee candidate Jeffrey Wright. County Freeholders Sara Sooy and Shanel Robinson, and County Sheriff candidate Darrin Russo have also been invited.
“We are just thrilled to host this event and bring together our neighbors with their representatives from every single level of government,” Holmes said. “It is so vitally important, now more than ever, that we build a community around our values of fairness, equality, and decency," she added. “What better way to build such a community than meeting with all of your Democratic representatives and like-minded families at a beautiful picnic in the park?”
All are welcome to attend the picnic, which will be catered by Elmer’s Catering food truck from South Bound Brook. The menu includes hamburgers, hot dogs, sausage and peppers, fried chicken, french fries, onion rings, corn, and fresh watermelon for dessert.
Family fun will include classic lawn games such as ‘corn hole’ and bocce, as well as access to the playgrounds, basketball courts, sports fields, fishing pond, skate park, and other facilities available at the park.
More information, including weather-related postponement, can be found at www.borodems.org, or on the Hillsborough Democrats’ Facebook page at www.facebook.com/hillsboroughdems.