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Nunzio's BBQ 'Grills' Up Support for Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County

Nunzio's BBQ Grill owner, Diana Yuen, visited the Union Club last week to present a check for $360. 

Union, NJ – An area restaurant recently donated $360 to the Boys and Girls Club of Union County, proceeeds from a yearlong fundraising program designed to help area non-profit groups.

The restaurant, Nunzio’s BBQ Charcoal Grill in Vauxhall, is calling the program "Eat for Charity" and owner Diana Yuen said it is being done to celebrate Nunzio's 11th anniversary.

Yuen said the establishment will donate 10 percent of the day’s gross sales from the first day of each month to a local non-profit organization.Yuen visited the Boys and Girls Club on Jan 15 and presented a check for $360.

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"The Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County is thrilled to be the benefactor of the proceeds for January 1st and we look forward to future opportunities," said the clubs' CEO, Russel Triolo. “Thank you Diana and Nunzio’s BBQ for creating this community-based event. What a wonderful way to celebrate your 11th anniversary and help the local community to support of important programs.”

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, leadership, career preparation and community service activities throughout the year.  Aquatics instruction is available at its Union Club.  For information, visit www.bgcuc.org or call 908-687-2697.

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