UNION, NJ – The nomination and election of officers was the business at hand Wednesday night at a meeting of the newly formed Concerned Citizens of Vauxhall and Vicinity Civic Association.

The purpose of the Association, as outlined in the Constitution and Bylaws, is to build a wholesome community, create an active community spirit, and encourage government and citizen cooperation, create a coalition of individuals and organizations with close community ties and interests, create a good line of communication throughout the community, and to serve as a nucleus for the socioeconomic concerns that might impact the community.

The Concerned Citizens of Vauxhall and Vicinity Civic Association Officers:

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President                     Kim Eason

Vice President             James Frazier

Secretary                     Carey Leslie

Assistant Secretary      Karen Harper

Treasurer                     Brad Leak

“I’m very passionate about ensuring that work gets done in the community,” said Eason.  “It’s important that we do what we say we’re going to do, that we do things with respect, and focus on the right things.”

Addressing the newly elected Association officials, Township of Union Committeeman Clifton People, Jr. said, “this is a job, and you’re going to have some work ahead.  But improving your community is always hard work.  And it will be worth it.”

Assemblyman Jamel Holley and Union County Freeholders Vernell Wright and Sergio Granados were also present to show their support of the Association.

“This community has given so much to me,” said Association Vice President James Frazier.  “I believe it’s time for our generation to get involved and work on the issues identified by the Steering Committee.”