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Celebrate Senior Day at the New Jersey State Fair

AUGUSTA, NJ (Sussex County) – The Sussex County Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Senior Services is proud to present Senior Day at the New Jersey State Fair.

Join the fun under the Performing Arts Tent at the Sussex County Fairgrounds on Thursday, August 12 between 9:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., to participate in this special celebration. This year’s program theme, “Celebrate America,” showcases a disc jockey emceeing music celebrating our great nation.

All attendees will enjoy lively entertainment, light refreshments, door prizes, valuable information from vendors, and promotional giveaways.  Each year a highlight of this event includes the announcement of the Sussex County Senior of the Year and recognition of all individuals who were nominated.  The Sussex County Skylands Ride “Bus Driver Safety Awards” will also be presented at the event.

The 2021 Senior Day at the New Jersey State Fair is sponsored by the Homestead Rehabilitation and Health Care Center, Iliff-Ruggiero Funeral Homes, Newton Medical Center and United Methodist Communities.

For additional information, contact the Sussex County Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Senior Services at 973-579-0555, ext. 1277 or email them at seniorservices@sussex.nj.us.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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