SADDLE BROOK, N.J. -- Mayor Robert White applauded dozens of youngsters and their parents who turned out for a Mayor's Youth Group meeting.
Several new members attended the session, along with various guests.
White thanked Saddle Brook High School Principal John Lawlor, teacher Cherie Hans and guidance counselor Kim Gerken for promoting the group among students and their parents.
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"Some discussion items were the upcoming holiday activities and events and our township tri-centennial in 2016," White said. "We were fortunate to have special guests, Council President Florence Mazzer and Police Chief Robert Kugler in attendance to support our group.
"Also present were Projects and Activities Committee Co-Chairperson Shannon Accomando, Youth Group Liaison Regina Barrale and Youth Group Advisor Thomas Van Winkle.
"It was so nice to see the room filled enthusiastic young residents and their parents wanting to get involved with helping our community," White said.
The group is open to youngsters in 4th through 12th grades who want to help out and make a difference in the community.
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