Nearly 1,000 will volunteer at Prudential Center for event that features North Carolina, Marquette, Kentucky, and Ohio St.
When thousands of college basketball fans arrive in Newark this week for the “Sweet Sixteen” round of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament at the Prudential Center, their path to the games and around the state’s largest city will be eased by the presence of nearly 1,000 volunteers recruited by the state Department of State and the office of Mayor Cory Booker.
“The many volunteers stepping forward demonstrate the community’s commitment to not only the games, but to the city of Newark as well,’’ Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno, said Wednesday. “It is very gratifying to see.’’