FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Fanwood Grille (34 South Martine Ave.) will host its first annual Pig Roast and BBQ that will also raise money for The Jam Kancer in The Kan Foundation on Saturday, Sept. 9 (rain date: Sunday, Sept. 10) from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m. A DJ will provide music for the party.

Attendees can get a burgers, hot dog or roasted pork with three sides at $15 per plate. Additionally, there will be a Pita Bar serving falafel and shawarma pitas. Rocko’s will introduce its new Acai Bowls, and Nick’s Pizza will serve pizza. A portion of the day’s sales from each stand will go to the Kan Jam Foundation. All beverages will be sold by Kan Jam for Kancer Foundation.

The event will extend outside to the Fanwood public plaza behind the stores on Martine Ave.The Fanwood Grille will celebrate its official opening with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 5:00 p.m. with Mayor Colleen Mahr and Gene Jannotti, executive director of the Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce. 

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“I want through my support behind this effort, which produces many benefits. It’ll will be the first major community event of the fall in Fanwood,” said Mayor Colleen Mahr. “An added, and even more important, benefit is that we will be raising funds to battle cancer, a disease that touches us all. I look forward to seeing everyone there.”

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