jersey shore partnership foundation summer celebration
the annual summer celebration, sponsored by the jersey shore partnership foundation, will be held on June 8, 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. under a huge open tent at fort hancock, sandy hook. the event is attended by corporate leaders, non-profits, environmentalists, academics and elected officials that support the partnership’s mission to protect and preserve the new jersey coastline for us and future generations.
the jersey shore partnership is new jersey’s only not-for-profit, state-wide organization dedicated to ensuring that there is stable funding on the state and federal levels for coastal protection and replenishment. to further our legacy, we are proud to announce that a percentage of the net proceeds from the 2020 event will fund two academic scholarships in the field of marine science and coastal resiliency.
the fundraising and friend raising event is the kickoff to summer at the jersey shore and brings together more than 25 restaurants that feature their specialties, many with seafood contributed by new jersey fisheries and distributors, making the event especially enjoyable. live music adds to the evening’s festivities. always welcome is the sunset overlooking Sandy Hook Bay. the partnership provides complimentary bus service from cape may, atlantic and ocean counties to the event.
highlight of the evening is a program honoring outstanding individuals/organizations that are contributing to the economy and the quality of life at the jersey shore and the entire state. valerie and frank montecalvo, bayshore/montecalvo family of companies are dinner chairs. honorees are atlanticare, a member of geisinger; oceanfirst bank; and suez.
Information on sponsorships and tickets is available on www.jerseyshorepartnership.com or by e-mailing [email protected]