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Thursday, May 2, 2019
5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

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Eagle Oaks Golf & Country Club 
20 Shore Oaks Drive
Farmingdale, NJ 07727

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Kim Tyndall/Barbara Reed 
Monmouth-Ocean Development Council 

54th Annual Silver Gull Awards Dinner 

It is with great pride that we announce that the Monmouth-Ocean Development Council (MODC) will celebrate its 54th Annual Silver Gull Awards Dinner.  This prestigious event will be held on Thursday, May 2, 2019, 5:30 p.m. at Eagle Oaks Golf & Country Club, Farmingdale.  

We invite you to join us on this special evening which recognizes economic development, community service and other special achievements in the bi-county area.  Last year, nearly 350 guests attended this outstanding event!

We are pleased to announce this year's honorees:

President’s Award:
Christopher S. Ruisi
The Coach's Zone

Community Service Award:              
Karen Escobedo
New Jersey Natural Gas

Holman Frenia Allison, P.C.

Maria Farhat Tanzola
UBS Private Wealth Management

Joseph J. Russell, Jr., Esq.
Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A.

Economic Development Award:
HOPE Tower at Hackensack Meridian Health
Jersey Shore University Medical Center

Tourism Achievement Award:
Jenkinson's Boardwalk, Point Pleasant Beach and
Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach, Seaside Heights

Government Leadership Award:
Christine Giordano Hanlon, Esq.

County Clerk, Monmouth County

Special Recognition Award:
Grey J. Dimenna, Esq.

President, Monmouth University

The ticket cost per person is $180; a half table of 5 is $825; and a table of 10 is $1,625 (names of guests at the table must be listed on one registration form).

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Mark your calendar now for the 54th Annual Silver Gull Awards Dinner, May 2nd. 

Thank you for your continued support of the Monmouth-Ocean Development Council.