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26th annual Nugent Association Picnic and festival to benefit Make-A-Wish Foundation
Posted on Wednesday, September 25, 2013 at 11:39 AM
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|26th annual Nugent Association Picnic and festival to benefit|
The Joseph Nugent Sr. Association of Union County will hold its 26th annual Irish Festival and Picnic to benefit a child with a life threatening illness through the Make-A-Wish Foundation ® on Sunday, October 6 at the Blackthorn Irish Pub and Restaurant in Kenilworth from 12:30 until 5:00 p.m.
Admission is $25 per person or $50 per family (2 adults with children under 18) and includes food, beer, soda and games for the children. There will be continuous live Irish-American entertainment featuring the Ed Kennedy and Chris Kelly Band, DJ Joe O'Coletti, the Jennifer Lynn School of Irish Dance and the St. Columcille Pipes and Drums.
The Blackthorn Pub is located at 651 Michigan Avenue in Kenilworth, New Jersey, 07033.
The Make-A-Wish Foundation ® raises funds to grant these special children their favorite wish.
For information about the benefit picnic please call Carol Martin at 732-851-5109 or Kevin Dowling at 732-594-1763. For Tricky Tray information call Liz Welsh at 908-925-1921.
The Nugent Association was founded in 1933 and is the oldest independent Irish-American organization in New Jersey. The Association has been recognized many times for its civic involvement and is celebrating its 80th anniversary in 2013.
Donations may be sent to: The Joseph Nugent Sr. Association
C/O Kevin Dowling
161 Country Club Drive #2
Union, NJ 07083