NJTV HOSTS ANNUAL BENEFIT GALA CELEBRATING NEW JERSEY PUBLIC TELEVISION AND OUTSTANDING CITIZENS ON JUNE 9 IN WARREN, NJ

Press inquiries/coverage requests:
Deb Falk, NJTV 973.233.8862; Falkd@njtvonline.org

Benefit reservations/information:
Katherine DeFoyd; 973-650-5983; kdefoyd@gmail.com

An evening of entertainment and celebration to benefit New Jersey public television;
U.S. Senator Cory Booker, Jamie Kern Lima, Paulo Lima and Barry H. Ostrowsky to be honored;
Bernard M. Flynn and Brenda Ross-Dulan serve as co-chairs

May 25, 2017 – NEWARK, NJ – NJTV, New Jersey’s public television network, will host its fourth major benefit event at the Stone House at Stirling Ridge in Warren, NJ on Friday, June 9 at 6:30pm.

The benefit for NJTV, which marks six years of operation this July, is co-chaired by Bernard M. Flynn (President and CEO, New Jersey Manufacturers) and Brenda Ross-Dulan (Executive Vice President and Regional President, Wells Fargo’s Southern New Jersey Region). U.S. Senator Cory Booker, Jamie Kern Lima and Paulo Lima (Co-Founders and CEOs, IT Cosmetics) and Barry H. Ostrowsky (President & CEO, RWJBarnabas Health) will be honored for their contributions to the state.

“Senator Booker, the Limas and Mr. Ostrowsky, like New Jersey public television, serve the state in so many ways,” said NJTV General Manager John Servidio. “We’re thrilled to honor them as we celebrate our network and the great state of New Jersey.”

An evening of mingling, farm-to-table cuisine and entertainment is planned, featuring a live performance by award-winning dancer, actor, choreographer and New Jersey native, Savion Glover. There will also be a special performance by the Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Award-winning members of Summit High School‘s production of Mary Poppins.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to bid on a pair of Hamilton orchestra tickets for the Sunday, December 9th matinee. (Email njtvgala@njtvonline.org today or bid in person in a silent auction at the gala. The lucky winner will be announced at the event but need not be present to win.)

NJTV Benefit sponsorships, tickets and journal advertising opportunities are available by visiting njtvonline.org/gala or contact Katherine DeFoyd at njtvgala@njtvonline.org or call 973-866-0120.

SAVE THE DATE!

WHAT:  NJTV Benefit for New Jersey Public Television, celebrating New Jersey’s public television network and honoring U.S. Senator Cory Booker, Jamie Kern Lima and Paulo Lima (Co-Founders and CEOs, IT Cosmetics) and Barry H. Ostrowsky (President & CEO, RWJBarnabas Health), with live performances by award-winning dancer, actor and choreographer, Savion Glover and members of Summit High School’s Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Award-winning production of Mary Poppins

WHERE: Stone House at Stirling Ridge, 50 Stirling Road, Warren, NJ 07059

WHEN: Friday, June 9, 2017 Reception – 6:30 PM (Dinner & Performance – 7:30 PM)

DRESS: Business Attire

TICKETS AND INFORMATION: Visit njtvonline.org/gala or contact Katherine DeFoyd at njtvgala@njtvonline.org or call 973-866-0120

####

ABOUT NJTV

NJTV, New Jersey’s public television network, brings quality arts, education and public affairs programming to all 21 counties in New Jersey and its tri-state neighbors.
NJTV presents acclaimed PBS series such as Nature, Charlie Rose and BBC World News America and children’s programs with diverse local programs including American Songbook at NJPAC, On the Record with Michael Aron, Driving Jersey, NJDocs, Due Process, One-on-One with Steve Adubato, Classroom Close-Up NJ and State of the Arts. The network’s flagship news broadcast, NJTV News with Mary Alice Williams, features stories from across the Garden State.

NJTV, headquartered at the Agnes Varis NJTV Studio in Newark with additional studios at the Trenton State House and New Jersey City University as well as university content bureaus across the state, strives to engage the community and increase public awareness of critical local issues. Its most recent community outreach initiative, Healthy NJ: News Jersey’s Drug Addiction Crisis, combines community forums, news reporting and a resource-driven website to help combat the state’s heroin and opioid overdose crisis. The NJTV website, njtvonline.org, offers online programs and free digital resources for educators.

Photos