UNION, NJ – Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County is pleased to announce an award from Vericon Foundation of Mountainside, NJ.

Thanks to generous support from Vericon Foundation, the locker rooms at our Union Club have been updated and renovated. Vericon Foundation has selected Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County as the 2016 recipient of their annual gift to support local non-profit organizations.

Staff from Vericon Construction worked tirelessly to upgrade our locker rooms, which are used by thousands of members and youth from all over Union County. “We are so thankful for this award and the opportunity to work with Vericon Construction. They have transformed our old locker rooms to a new, sparkling space,” said Russell Triolo, CEO. “This renovation allows us to provide a best-in-class facility to our members and guests.”

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The renovation included painting both boys & girls locker room walls, new doors on changing rooms, new sinks, new ceiling tiles, new base boards, repainting of all stalls, new mirrors, new artwork for walls and the floor tiles have been professionally cleaned and sealed to prevent further water damage. Next time you visit the Union Club please make sure to see the new locker rooms.

Charlie DeAngelis, Vericon Construction Chief Executive Officer, “The Vericon Foundation is so happy to be able to provide locker room renovations at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County. It is such a worthy organization and we hope that the results of our efforts are enjoyed by the many kids who use this facility.”

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 our Union Club. After School Program Registration is open.

For information on our clubs and programs, please visit our website www.bgcuc.org or contact us 908-687-2697.

About Vericon Foundation: Established in the Spring of 2015 as a way to commemorate Vericon Construction Company’s 10-year anniversary, the Vericon Foundation is a non-profit organization focused on giving back to the communities in which we work. Each year, Vericon Construction Company contributes a portion of its profits to help grow and sustain the Foundation’s efforts of raising awareness and funds for local charitable causes.

About Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County: Boys & Girls Clubs of Union County seeks 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 ext. 4