L to R: Gabby Cevallos, Eman Mohamed (fourth from left), Gail Kellogg (middle) and family with James Horne, President & CEO at United Way of Greater Union County (second from right), and Teresa Soto Vega, Executive Director at Proceed Inc.
There were smiles and friendly gestures from everyone in attendance at the dedication of the James Kellogg Multicultural Family Success Center. United Way of Greater Union County, along with Proceed, Inc. dedicated the the Center in memory of beloved friend to the Elizabeth, NJ community, visionary and philanthropist, James Kellogg on Thursday, October 27, 2016.
With the establishment of the Multicultural Family Success Center in 2013, Kellogg helped to create opportunities for all families in Elizabeth to achieve success. "The dream of James Kellogg to create and nurture opportunities for the residents of Elizabeth will continue through the support provided by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders", said James Horne, President and CEO of United Way of Greater Union County. The Kellogg Foundation grant expired in August 2016 and the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders authorized funding to continue the Family Success Center. "We are proud and honored to be able to provide funding to enable this Family Success Center to continue its mission", said Bruce Bergen, Chairman, Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders.
Also in attendance: Mayor of Elizabeth, Chris Bollwage; Bruce Bergen, Chairman of the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders; Carlos Sanchez, Chairman of Proceed, Teresa Soto Vega, Executive Director at PROCEED and the Kellogg Family.
There are eight Family Success Centers in Union County, three located in Elizabeth with six operated by United Way of Greater Union County, including the Kellogg Multicultural Family Success Center.
(PHOTOS) JAMES KELLOGG MULTICULTURAL FAMILY SUCCESS CENTER - OCTOBER 27, 2016