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Columbian Foundation Gala

The Columbian Foundation will host their 78th Annual Humanitarian, Achievement and President’s Awards Dinner on Saturday, October 19 at the Birchwood Manor in Whippany, New Jersey. This year’s honorees include Edward Cetnar, Superintendent/Director of Public Safety for the Port Authority of NY/NJ; Jack Ciattarelli, former New Jersey Assemblyman; Carolyn Jandoli, Senior Director of Global Technology Operations, Merck & Co. and East Hanover Councilwoman and Darren Rispoli, Coordinator and Program Development, Newark Fire Department.

The black tie event will feature an open bar, dazzling cocktail hour and formal dinner with dancing. Guests will be treated to a special performance by The Down Neck Doll, Robin DiLauri, featuring “The Jersey Belles” of Broadway.

The Annual Awards Dinner is the most critical of all the Foundation’s fundraising efforts. The attendees of this time-honored event not only provide tremendous support through their generosity, but also honor some of the truly outstanding men and women in the community.

The cost is $250 per person. To purchase tickets, contact Lisa Marie Falbo at 973-521-7159 or email [email protected]. Tickets may be purchased by check or through PayPal on the organization’s website: www.ColumbianFoundation.com.