BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF UNION COUNTY PLAINFIELD CLUB

COMPETES IN THRILLER VIDEO CONTEST

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Over 13 members of Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County Plainfield Club recently recorded a Thriller video for a competition with Boys & Girls Clubs of America ALL STAR SPORTS.

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Members choreographed, staged, designed the set, make up, hair and costumes and directed the video. Everyone had a great time preparing for and participating in the video.

Now we are asking our friends in the community to help us win this competition. We need you to “LIKE” our video on YouTube: Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County “Thriller” Video! We need to get as many “LIKES” as possible by November 15. Thank you to everyone for your support.

“Our Plainfield Club members and staff did a great job on this video; each of them had so much fun contributing to the final video,” said Russell Triolo, Chief Executive Officer. “Thank you to our friends at Watchung Buffalo Wild Wings for helping out and your support.”

The ALL STAR Sports program is made possible by a national partnership with Buffalo Wild Wings. Team members at Watchung Buffalo Wild Wings joined us in dancing in the video – check them out. Buffalo Wild Wings is committed to supporting the development and growth of ALL STARS team sports programs including football, basketball, soccer, dance, step and cheer for Boys & Girls Club youth around the country.

This program works with youth to build character and teach young people skills that help them succeed on and off the field. During November and December, $1 from each Holiday Sauce and Seasoning purchased at Watchung Buffalo Wild Wings will be donated to our Clubs.

Stay tuned for our next competition video at the end of December….. Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County offers youth programs in 5 communities in Union County: Plainfield, Elizabeth, Union, Hillside and Roselle.

After School Programs for 2017-2018 are open now. Teen leadership programs for ages 14-18 are available in Union, Elizabeth and Plainfield. Members participate in character-building, leadership, career preparation and community service activities throughout the year. Aquatics instruction and water safety is available at our Union Club.

For information on our clubs and programs, please visit our website www.bgcuc.org or contact us 908-687-2697. Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County seek to inspire and enable young people, who need them most, to realize their full potential and have provided opportunity for youth since 1955. They are part of a national network of some 4,000 neighborhood-based facilities, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, which serves more than 4.6 million young people annually, in all 50 states and on U.S. military bases worldwide. Clubs provide guidance-oriented character development programs on a daily basis for children 6-18 years old, conducted by a full-time professional staff. Key Boys & Girls Club programs emphasize leadership development, education and career exploration, financial literacy, health and life skills, the arts, sports, fitness and recreation, and family outreach. Media Contact Lisa Sepetjian, Director of Development & Marketing 908-687-7976.