COUNTY OF UNION, NJ—The Union County Freeholder Board tonight honored Mountainside resident Gary Whyte with a resolution in recognition of his receiving the New Jersey Governor's Jefferson award (in the category of "Good Neighbor") for his years of noteworthy efforts and accomplishments in the area of fundraising and awareness to help people with FOP---Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva.
Union County Freeholders Honor Gary Whyte of Mountainside for Volunteer Efforts
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By TAPINTO PARSIPPANY STAFFFebruary 18, 2018
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By JENNIFER POPPERFebruary 18, 2018
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By TAPINTO PLAINFIELD STAFFFebruary 17, 2018
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