Giving Back: Mary’s Place By The Sea Gets $130,000 To Support Women Battling Cancer

Each month, New Jersey Monthly’s Social Datebook page features photos taken at various charitable events across the Garden State. The following snapshots were featured in the January 2016 The Way We Were issue.

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1. Bash Raises Funds For Women 

St. Mary's for web Jan 2016

Photo courtesy of charitable organization.

Over 300 guests attended the OceanFront Bash, which raised $130,000 to benefit Mary’s Place By The Sea, a nonprofit that supports women during and after cancer treatment. There to enjoy the event were, back row from left, Mary Ann LaSardo and Karen Carolonza, board members; Dave Armstrong, board chairman; Jeanne Reichardt, treasurer; and Ginny Berkner, board member. Joining them were the two founders, front row from left, Michele Gannon, president, and Maria McKeon, vice president.

2. Top Chefs Help Raise Hefty Sum

March of Dimes for web Jan 2016

Photo courtesy of Tom Zapcic Photography.

Getting ready to fill up on fabulous food at March of Dimes’ Signature Chefs Auction, which helped to raise $93,000 to support the nonprofit were, from left, Phil and Marilyn Perricone, of Perricone Family Charitable Trust; Ronica Cleary, reporter from My9 News; and Beth and Tim McLoone, founders of McLoone’s Restaurants.

3. New Jersey Students Get Helping Hand

Cento Amici for web Jan 2016

Photo courtesy of James Salzano.

Frank Libutti, of PS&S Global, left, congratulates Cento Amici president Bob Zito at Cento Amici’s 27th Annual Dinner & Auction, which helped raise $55,000 to provide need-based scholarships to New Jersey students.

4. Golf Supports Digital Mammography Van

WGA for web Jan 2016

Photo courtesy of charitable organization.

Atlantic Medical Imaging Foundation’s executive director Carla Wyatt, center, happily accepts a $32,500 check from the Greater Bay Women’s Golf Association members, from left, Marilouise Berdow, Marge Levine, Sue Webb, Jane Davis, and Liz Mead. At right is Great Bay Country Club general manager Ron Ralston.

5. Celebrity Gala Helps Youths

W. Cary Edwards Foundation for web Jan 2016

Courtesy of Whirling Dervish Design, LLC.


Marcy Brenner, left, and Kari Giordano, daughters of the late W. Cary Edwards, former attorney general of New Jersey, enjoy the annual Celebrity Gala held in support of the W. Cary Edwards Foundation. The event, which awards scholarships to New Jersey youth, raised $94,000.












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