GREEN BROOK, NJ - A new bakery opened in town and a who’s who of Green Brook and Somerset County officially cut the ribbon.
Greensleaves, is an initiative of Allies, Inc., a New Jersey nonprofit organization providing support services to children and adults with disabilities. The shop is also home to the Greensleeves Day Program, “serving adults with special needs through a myriad of services focused on building life and leisure skills while providing access to vocational exploration,” according to its website.
Assemblyman James Kennedy, Somerset County Freeholder Director Patrick Scaglione, Freeholder Patricia Walsh, Freeholder Mark Caliguire, Somerset County Business Partnership President/CEO Michael Kerwin, Green Brook Township Administrator Kelly Cupit and Green Brook Mayor Patrick Boccio joined Donald Tretola, ,Allies Senior Vice President of Public Affairs and Program Development, and Elise Tretola, President/CEO Allies, Inc. to officially open Greensleaves on Friday.
The Tretolas welcomed everyone and explained the mission of Greensleaves and Allies.
Assemblyman Kennedy said, “ it’s not just about the eggs, the sugar and the flour that makes the cupcakes here. It’s about a group effort and about adding dignity, compassion and love to the ingredients which makes this so special.”
Scaglione said that this step, in creating the bakery to give people a creative outlet to enjoy the fruits of their labor, is a tremendous asset.
Kerwin, a Green Brook native, said,” it’s a win, win, win for everybody.”
Tretola thanked Green Brook Township Administrator Kelly Cupit and Mayor Patrick Boccio for all of their help and the warm welcome to Green Brook. Boccio said that the Township was honored to be chosen as Greensleaves location and that they fully support and agree with Allies vision,” for a world where limitation does not distinguish or define.”
Greensleeves Bake Shop
326 US-22 W, #16a, Green Brook Township, NJ 08812
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