Fundraiser at Roxbury Diner for Color Fun Run

March 20, 2017

ROXBURY, NJ - A fundraiser for the annual Roxbury Color Fun Run is taking place today (March 20) at Roxbury Diner in Succasunna.

The diner, a TAPinto Roxbury sponsor, will donate to the Roxbury High School Interact Club 10 percent of the tab from all customers who present a copy of this flyer:

The fundraiser is for Monday, March 20 only.

This year's Color Fun Run, ...

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