Category Archives: Fundraiser

Alzheimer's New Jersey

Alzheimer’s New Jersey #CelebratingNewJersey Gala

On May 3rd, Alzheimer’s New Jersey hosted their seventh annual Celebrating New Jersey Gala, and #HipNJ has the scoop!

The highly anticipated gala included fabulous food, a silent auction, and spectacular musical entertainment. Support of the gala benefitted Alzheimer’s New Jersey in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. They work hard towards improving the lives of people in New Jersey who are affected by Alzheimer’s and other dementias by offering continuous hope and support.

During the evening, the Circle of Honor award was presented to NJ.com’s Tony Dearing as recipient of the Spirit Award for his outstanding volunteerism in raising awareness about Alzheimer’s disease. Educational Testing Services was the recipient of the Corporation of the Year Award for outstanding corporate philanthropy and community dedication.

Proceeds raised form the Celebrating New Jersey Gala directly supported local programs and services for families facing this devastating disease, as well as research for a cure.

To learn more or to donate, visit AlzNJ.org.

Alzheimer’s New Jersey

Spotlight On: Alzheimer’s New Jersey 2018 Gala Committee Members

On May 3rdAlzheimer’s New Jersey is hosting their seventh annual Celebrating New Jersey Gala, and #HipNJ has the scoop on the 2018 Gala Committee Members!

James Formisano
BGC Partners, Inc.
2018 Gala Committee Co-Chair

BGC Partners provides a wide range of services including trade execution, broker-dealer services, clearing, processing, information and other back office services.

Carol Agresti
PNC Wealth Management

PNC Wealth Management offers a broad range of services based on a comprehensive financial plan customized for you to achieve and maintain financial success.

Darryl Jacobs
Sr. Color Analyst, Basketball
(Sports Radio America/ESPN3/NEC
Front Row Network)

Darryl’s basketball insight and analysis has earned him a reputation as one of the best new faces in sports.

Karen Davis-Farage
RPM Raceway
2018 Gala Committee Co-Chair

Karen is an enthusiastic supporter of local business groups, chambers of commerce & convention & visitors’ bureaus within the regions she serves.

George Celentano
The Provident Bank

George has over 25 years of retail bank management and leadership experience. He is able to effectively motivate and inspire a team to reach maximum potential of common goals through a shared vision.

Angela Parisi
Parker Center for Plastic Surgery

Angela Parisi, RN, has been an integral member of the Parker Center since 1992, caring for patients before, during, and after their surgeries.

Caren Weingart
Community Member

Caren is a senior leader with 19+ years in the health care industry. She has the unique ability to tactically balance patient care and operational management matters.

Proceeds raised form the Celebrating New Jersey Gala will directly support local programs and services for families facing this devastating disease, as well as research for a cure.

To purchase tickets or for additional information, contact Julie Schuldner, Vice President, Development and Communications at jschuldner@alznj.org or call 973-586-4300.

To learn more, click here.

Minette's Angels

Garden State Partners Come Together for Minette’s Angels

It truly takes a village to put together a great event, and no one knows and appreciates that fact like our staff here at #HipNJ. In anticipation of tonight’s Minette’s Angels “Celebration of Angels” gala at The Park Savoy, we want to spotlight some kind-hearted Garden State brands and organizations that helped bring the silent auction prizes and gala swag bags to the next level.

Bella Cape by Katherine Mahony Designs

#HipNJ Silent Auction Partners

  • State Theatre New Jersey & The Heldrich (New Brunswick)
  • MPAC Performing Arts Center & Mille’s Meatballs (Morristown)
  • Papermill Playhouse and Peter’s (Millburn)
  • SOPAC and The Reservior (South Orange)
  • Katherine Mahony Designs 
  • Gotham Steel
  • Bloomingdale’s
  • Lisa Battaglia 
  • Virginia Wolf NYC
  • Tervis
  • Extravagonzo 
  • Hamptons Salt Company 

Goody Bags Aren’t Just for Kids

Attendees will cap off their fun night by taking home a bag full of swag, including copies of New Jersey Family Magazine and Kind Bars!

Follow tonight’s festivities on Facebook, as we go LIVE from the Minette’s Angels red carpet!