ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is honoring graduates throughout Union County with banners at selected County parks and County roads. In addition, students can use the #UCGraduate hash tag to share graduation photos, which will be collected in a collage and posted on the County website.

Placement of the banners began on May 22 and will continue into next week.

 “This countywide celebration is a reminder that our most precious resources is the up and coming generation of Union County youth, and it is a reaffirmation of our love and support for every young person with hopes and dreams for the future,” said Freeholder Chairman Alexander Mirabella. “On behalf of the Freeholder Board, congratulations to the Class of 2020, and best wishes for success in all your future endeavors.”

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Graduation banners will be installed along the following County roads, beginning on Friday, May 22:

  • Clark: Raritan Road
  • Elizabeth: Morris Avenue (at Phil Rizzuto Park)
  • Linden: Wood Avenue
  • Mountainside: Mountain Avenue
  • New Providence: Springfield Avenue
  • Springfield: Meisel Avenue (at Meisel Park)

Banners will also be installed at approximately 20 locations in County parks beginning next week. For maps and directions to Union County parks, visit ucnj.org/parks.

Park visitors must observe social distance rules that prohibit gatherings during the COVID-19 outbreaks. Masks are strongly recommended.