Somerset County News

Hilllsborough Rotary Club Honored for 10th Anniversary of Rotary Fair

f64875a84adb199f5d8e_hillspixrotaryproclamation.jpg
Township officials present a proclamation to members of the Hillsborough Rotary Commemorating the 10th annual Hillsborough Rotary Fair. Credits: courtesy Hillsborough Township
f64875a84adb199f5d8e_hillspixrotaryproclamation.jpg

 

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Mayor Carl Suraci and members of the Township Committee presented a proclamation to members of the Hillsborough Rotary for their efforts the past 10 years sponsoring the Hillsborough Rotary Fair.

The fair will be held Aug. 15-20 adjacent to the Loew's in the Hillsborough Promenade off Route 206. Parking is free.

The Rotary Club of Hillsborough was founded on March 8, 1955 as the Rotary Club of Belle Mead. Today, the Rotary Club of Hillsborough has over 40 members who volunteer their time at various projects throughout the year to help improve the lives of community members needing assistance. The Club meets every Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the Landing Restaurant at 311 Amwell Road.

Sign Up for E-News

The Rotary Fair has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars that are returned to the community through charitable contributions that fund local college scholarships, the Hillsborough food pantry, autism research, veterans organizations and many others.

The Rotary Fair features 21 amusement rides, a wide selection of food, a petting zoo, a variety of  games and displays by area vendors along with a fireworks display on Friday evening.

The Rotary Club dedicates one afternoon during the Rotary Fair exclusively for children with special needs and their families. Family Fun Day is an invitation only event where admission, special t-shirts, rides, food, games and prizes are free to special needs children and their families, including siblings. Music and lights are subdued as an accommodation to their special guests.
 

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Somerville

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast Episode 17

On this week’s AtlantiCast, it’s National Men’s Health Month, so check out important health tips for you or the men in your life, learn about groundbreaking research into breast cancer treatment that could mean an end to chemotherapy for some patients, meet a local sports hero who’s living his baseball dreams thanks to Goryeb Children’s Hospital and much ...

New Chaplain Appointed to Somerset County Sheriff’s Office

June 21, 2018

SOMERVILLE , NJ - Somerset County Sheriff Frank J. Provenzano recently welcomed the Rev. Joseph Lugo as chaplain of the Somerset County Sheriff’s Office.

Father Lugo was sworn in June 7 by Superior Court Judge Michael J. Rogers at the Somerset County Historic Courthouse.

Father Lugo is a longtime resident of the Bradley Gardens section of Bridgewater. He attended Boston College, Mount ...

Three Reasons Why Tom Malinowski Won't Dump Nancy Pelosi

June 21, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ - Today Congressional Candidate Jeff Van Drew became the latest New Jersey Democrat to say they won't support House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi for Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.

While Democratic Candidates in New Jersey and across the country have vowed to dump Pelosi, DC Lobbyist Tom Malinowski remains quiet. But don't be fooled. While Malinowski ...