NUTLEY, NJ - In a statement to TAPinto Nutley, the Nutley Educational Foundation confirmed that there is a possibility of a Turkey Trot fundraiser this year.

The email statement reads:

In 2016/2017, the NEF awarded nearly $9,000 to support educational endeavors in Nutley.  On March 31, 2017 the annual NEF award application period closed. The NEF Research and Development committee is currently undergoing a review process of these submitted award applications for the upcoming 2017/2018 year. Once approved by the NEF Board of Trustees, the new award recipients will be announced in June. 

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NEF pursues fundraising ideas, such as the possibility of a Turkey Trot, to fund these annual awards


TAPinto Nutley first reported about the possibility of the Turkey Trot on May 1. Nutley Turkey Trot a Possibility for this Autumn 

Holding such events requires extensive planning, obtaining permits, road closures and much more. One source told TAPinto Nutley "this is Nutley, everything is possible if we just let it." Should the event come to fruition, it will be in the esteemed company of McCann Memorial Beer Run, the Nutley Chamber of Commerce 5k, and the 'Color Run' coming in June. . is an online newspaper serving the Township of Nutley. is accredited by the New Jersey Press Association, and is the only locally owned news organization serving the community. Sign up for our FREE daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and Twitter @TAPintoNutley 

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