CITY OF ELIZABETH PRESENTS ELIZABETHTOWN 350TH CELEBRATION OF ATHLETICS

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CITY OF ELIZABETH PRESENTS ELIZABETHTOWN 350TH CELEBRATION OF ATHLETICS
 
ELIZABETH, NJ—June 19, 2014 - Mayor J. Christian Bollwage, the City of Elizabeth and the 350th Anniversary Steering Committee is hosting an Elizabethtown 350th Celebration of Athletics Event. This celebration will take place on Saturday, June 28th and will be held at the Renaissance Newark Airport Hotel, located at 1000 Spring Street.
 
“This event will showcase different individuals who brought pride and honor to our hometown,” said Mayor J. Christian Bollwage. “These athletes represent talent, sportsmanship and an undeniable dedication to our community. Their leadership and skills created a strong foundation for goal attainment that continues to act as an inspiration today.” 
 
This event is open to all ages and focuses on Elizabeth alumni, including participants in sports, band and cheerleading. It will feature music, dancing, a cocktail reception and photos. In addition to all of the great happenings, a meet and greet with NFL Players, who were born in Elizabeth, will take place featuring: Khaseem Greene of the Chicago Bears; Ray Graham of the Houston Texans; Muhammad (Mo) Wilkerson of the New York Jets; Gil Chapman of the New Orleans Saints (retired) and Richie Wood of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (retired). 
 
"The Elizabethtown’s 350th Anniversary is a great time to recognize all of  the athletes that come out of Elizabeth, as they are a large part of our City’s rich history,” said Robert Dash, member of the 350th Steering Committee. “I am happy to be a part of a committee that will honor our great coaches and individuals who have contributed to our past, present and future athletic success.” 
 
Tickets are being sold by the Elizabethtown 350th Steering Committee. If anyone would like to purchase tickets or would like more information on any of the 350th Anniversary events, please visit: www.goelizabethnj.com/350athletics or call Robert Dash at 1-888-410-2740.