ROCKLEIGH, N.J. -- The community is invited to celebrate achievement and enjoy dinner for a cause on Wednesday, Nov. 16 at the Bergen Family Center's 2016 gala.
The Friends of the Family Annual Awards Dinner hosted by the Bergen Family Center (BFC) runs 6-10 p.m. at the Rockleigh Country Club.
BFC, based in Englewood and Hackensack, will celebrate its 10th anniversary at the event, as well as the accomplishments of two individuals who attended its programs:
- Lamarr Thomas, Principal, Janis Dismus Middle School and lifelong BFC participant
- Yessenia Gonzalez, 2016 George Washington University graduate and founding student of BFC Youth Leadership Programs
Featured guests will be Ronne Bassman, Liz Corsini and Maria Mulry.
Tickets are $185 each; $2,000 for a table of 12. Purchase tickets here . F or more information call Nathalie Zapletal (201) 568-0817, ext. 126.
Dinner sponsors are:
- BFC Board of Trustees
- MaryAnn Rich
- Dr. and Mrs. Mauro C. Romita
- Sharon Kinsman Salmon & Tom Salmon
- Irina & Robert Kashan
- Courtney & David Levi
- Dana Romita
- Bergoffen-Schonfeld Family
- April & Alex Uram
- Tedesco Family
- Harry Martin & Sarah Wallace
- TD Bank
- Town Motors
- Oritani Bank Charitable Foundation
- Anita & Serge Buchakjian
Bergen Family Center is Bergen County's oldest family service agency. From its founding in 1898 as an organization of boys' clubs, BFC has developed into the county's oldest continuously operating family service agency.
BFC has two locations: 44 Armory St., Englewood and 10 Banta Place, Hackensack.
Rockleigh Country Club is located at 26 Paris Ave., Rockleigh.