16 NOVEMBER 7, 2014 TWO RIVER PEOPLE By Lynne Ward RUMSON EDUCATION FOUNDATION’S OKTOBERFEST CELEBRATION FOR EDUCATION REF supporters Jenn Jamin, Laura and Edwin Gangemi, Michael Jamin and Helena and John Bruno at the recent Oktoberfest Event. L ed by event co-chairs, Amy McCooey and Tee Sperber, and REF president, Scott Caldwell, The Rumson Education Foundation’s “Oktoberfest” was a record-breaking fundraiser thanks to the overwhelming generosity of so many local families and businesses. The evening brought with it the incredibly generous gesture of an anonymous donor who matched every dollar raised that night up to $50,000 with a matching gift. The evening’s major event sponsors included: Let’s Go Stables LLC, Unterberg Children’s Hospital at Monmouth Medical Center, and the Pucci Family. Every dollar raised will go toward the $200,000 fundraising goal needed to complete the REF’s Chromebook Project! The wellattended Oktoberfest was held at the Navesink Country Club with a live auction, raffles, a German themed buffet, live music and fun! The REF board members include (from left): Annie McGinty, Bettina Snodgrass, Dorothy Bailey, Amy McCooey, Scott Caldwell, Helena Bruno, Tee Sperber and Mar y Pat Moriority. Missing from photo: Anna Ingrassia. From left: Andrew and Courtney Setteducate, Dr. John Connors and Jeanne and Sean Kelly. Enjoying a fun evening at the Navesink Country Club: Chad Wain and Stacy Afflito Wain, Tara Allingham, Mike Ingrassia, Corey Pulice, JJ Allingham, Matt and Curran Scoble, and Tim and Amy McCooey. From left: Tim McGinn, Tom Ridgway, Matt Scoble, Dawn Ridgway, Katie Thompson, Bob and Annie McGinty, Tim McCooey and Bill Thompson. SHORE HOUSE CELEBRATED MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK WITH MANY LOCAL EVENTS I Jim and Leigh Solano (couple on left) with Amy and Scott Barnum. n recognition of Mental Health Awareness Week, Shore House and Kathy Donnelly’s Beauregard Fine Art Gallery in Rumson recently celebrated the Art of Recovery. Shore House members created and showcased a wonderful exhibition of their talents to a huge crowd. Shore House (a non-profit organization), the first and only organization of its kind in New Jersey, fills a significant gap in the mental health system by offering opportunities for meaningful work, education, relationships, and access to housing in a supportive, caring and dignified community setting. It is a model of rehabilitation for people living with severe mental illness such as bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and clinical depression. Through Shore House, people living with mental illness can and do regain their self-esteem, restart their lives, recover, and develop new skills. 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Pictured at Abbey Farm are (from left): Ron Riccio, Bill Arnold (COO, MMC), Tara Kelly, (VP of Development, MMCF), Dr. Margaret Fisher (medical director, Unterberg Children’s Hospital), Mar y Ann Larkin and Carol Stillwell (event co-chairs), and Ann and Tom Unterberg. Ann Unterberg (above second from left) is chair of the MMC Foundation and is joined here by her husband Tom (left) as well as Tracy and Nick Brown and Monmouth University president Paul Brown (right). Tracy Brown is the chair of the Unterberg Children’s Hospital Leadership Council and is a MMCF trustee. Victor and Kari Rallo, wine tasting underwriters. From left: Ashley Boyd, Dan Ranger, Robin Lowy Embrey, Dr. Greg Greco and Maja Meighan. This event concluded the Council’s inaugural year which included the launch of Picture My Smile, a photography program for chronically ill pediatric patients. From left: Matt and Tara Kelly, Jennifer Krimko and Amanda and Peter Haytaian. 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For more information about how you can support the Unterberg Children’s Hospital, contact Ashley Boyd at the MMCF at 732-923-6919 or at [email protected] DIVORCE & FAMILY LAW RED BANK • HIGHLANDS • FAIR HAVEN • RUMSON • HOLMDEL • SEA BRIGHT • MONMOUTH BEACH • ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS • OCEANPORT • MIDDLETOWN • SHREWSBURY • LITTLE SILVER • COLTS NECK trtnj.com Harr y Sassaman is joined here by Carol Stillwell, Mar y Ann Larkin and Dr. Meg Fisher. Twin sisters Carol and Mary Ann celebrated their birthdays together that evening. Finding a Way to Help Veterans To subscribe, call 732-219-5788 ext. 219 or visit www.trtnj.com/subscribe “If your better half informs you that he or she has hired Paone, settle.” New Jersey Monthly /DZ2IÀFHV PAONE, ZALESKI, BROWN & MURRAY 120 Maple Avenue Red Bank 732.750.9797 YLVLWXVDWZZZSDRQH]DOHVNLFRP John P. Paone, Jr. 18 NOVEMBER 7, 2014 TWO RIVER PEOPLE By Lynne Ward KD’S KRUSADERS: KICKN’ KANCER TO THE KURB WAS HELD IN MONMOUTH BEACH T he Church of the Precious Blood in Monmouth Beach recently hosted the KD’s Krusaders fundraising event to assist a dear local friend battling stage IV colon cancer. KD’s Krusaders is a group of family and friends who have joined forces to assist in the mounting medical bills, day-to-day expenses and the creation of a comfortable environment for ease during cancer treatment. The event featured a live and silent auction, vendor tables, food and libations and a full day of music by some of the best local musicians around who donated their time and talents to help a friend in need. Hundreds attended this event which was organized by Pam McCoy (left), Carl “Tinker” West and Karin Busichio. Read Murphy, John Micco and Eric Greene. From above left: “Stormin” Norman Seldin, Ronnie Brandt, Joe Lepis and Vini “Mad Dog” Lopez. Joe is holding a signed Fender bass which was a popular auction item. Janet (left) and PJ Rotchford with event co-chair Pam McCoy. Auctioneer Big Joe Henr y with performer Pat Guadagno. The Sonny Kenn Band helped to make the event “sunny’: George Evans, Chris Plunkett, “Stormin” Norman Seldin, Sonny Kenn and Bobby Boyd. DISCOVER A The Carl Gentry band performed for the crowd who attended: Ray Johnson, Carl Gentry, Chris O’Hara and John Micco. HIGHER LEVEL OF SENIOR LIVING THE ATRIUM AT NAVESINK HARBOR Fabulous entertainers: Richie Blackwell, Paul Whistler, Mario Casella, Pat Guadagno and Thom White. Slim Chance and the Gamblers closed the show! From left: JP Patrick, Sam Sherman, Mario Casella, Jim Grant and Steve Murphy. One of the greatest musicals of all time, brought to new life by David Lee, nine-time Emmy Award winner & writer/director for Frasier and Cheers. Ask about our NEW FALL INCENTIVES! 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Lunch Break VIPs and event honorees came together for a photo and include (from left): Millie Jeter (executive assistant), Paul and Margo Hooker (Norma Todd Service Award recipients), Inice Hennessy and Pam Elam (Heart to Hand Award recipients), Carol Ingaro and Leigh Stocker ( Beacon of Service Award winners), Gwen Love (executive director) and Mark Brahney (president, board of trustees). Ellen Mandia (left) with Katie, Brian, Nancy (board member) and Taylor Gill. Katie and Taylor Gill received the Future Charitable Leaders Award. Auctioneer Nick Dawes (right) (of Sotheby’s Auction House, NY) with “rocktographer” Mark Weiss. Above: Morgan Stanley sponsors Chris and Jen Shaw of Rumson. Friendly couples who attended the event together: Doug and Nancy Roberts, Dr. Larr y and Joyce Sykoff, Nate and Mindy Kestenman, Joanna and Marc Betesh and George and Vita Kolber. Kate McMahon (left, director of development) with Sharda Jetwani. 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