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Fundraiser for FBIG
Location: Chico's House of Jazz , 631 lake Ave
Description: On Saturday March 31, 2012 Chico's House Of Jazz will be hosting a fundraiser for FBIG (Faith Based Initiative Group) from 7pm until. We are asking for a donation of $30 per person or a table reservation for $100. All donations go towards supporting the at-risk youth and Asbury Park residents programs we have been doing for the last 6 years. If you want to know more about what we do please visit our webpage at www.fbihdg.com
MS Fundraising Event
Location: Fish Urban Dining
Description: On Saturday March 31st from 12 – 4 pm Team Attitude is Everything will be hosting a fundraiser on behalf of The MS Society Walk 2012, “Shop and Dine for MS” at Fish Urban Dining in Asbury Park.Participating vendors have agreed to donate profits from the day’s sale effort to The MS Society. The following vendors will be on hand: Arbonne Cosmetics, Crochet for a Cause, SkyLark on the Hudson, Lia Sophia, Massage Therapist – Denise Jobes, Open Hearts Match Making, Pampered Chef, Partylight, and Tastefully Simple.In addition to offering their profits to the MS Society, each vendor is offering shoppers special discounts throughout the day!
Next To Normal
Location: The Premier Room at The Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel
Description: NEXT TO NORMAL is the acclaimed, groundbreaking musical "that pushe[d] Broadway in new directions" (Rolling Stone). With a thrilling contemporary score, NEXT TO NORMAL is an emotional powerhouse of a musical about a family trying to take care of themselves and each other.
For tickets call 732.774.STAR or visit www.PremierTheatre.com
Red Cross Gala-Diamonds and Denim
Location: Spring Lake Golf Club
Description: The American Red Cross, Jersey Coast Chapter Hosts their 2012 Gala "Diamonds and Denim" The Red Cross honors both Gary Olivero and Tom Hayes as the 2012 Clara Barton Community Humanitarians of the Year and Vonage as the 2012 Clara Barton Corporate Humanitarian of the Year The American Red Cross, Jersey Coast Chapter has recently announced plans for their 2012 Charity Gala, "Diamonds and Denim", being held on March 31, 2012 at the prestigious Spring Lake Golf Club, Spring Lake NJ. The Jersey Coast Chapter is responsible for all of Monmouth and Ocean County and was the State Coordinator Center during recent hurricane Irene that devastated the Jersey Coast. With their 15,000 square foot warehouse depleted of relief supplies and equipment, committee members are hopeful to secure major sponsors to help replenish the warehouse. Not being Federally Funded, the Chapter stresses the need for support, donations and sponsorships for their upcoming Gala. This year, the Gala Committee is pleased to be honoring some of Monmouth and Ocean Counties best, Mr. Gary Olivero, American Red Cross Board Member and Disaster Relief Volunteer recognized as Clara Barton Humanitarian of the Year, Mr. Tom Hayes of New Jersey Natural Gas as the Clara Barton Community Humanitarian of the Year and Vonage as the Clara Barton Corporate Humanitarian of the Year. The evening will once again be emceed by local celebrity and restaurant owner Mr. Steve Bidgood. Music by the Jazz Lobsters is also on slate for the evening including a surprise guest or two. For the first time, the Red Cross Jersey Coast Chapter is offering a 12 month co-branding sponsorship opportunity for interested parties called the Premier Diamond Sponsor. This 12 month, 3 major events co-branding includes the 2012 Charity Gala, the Annual Golf and Tennis Outing held at the Eagles Oaks Golf Club and their Rock N Ride Bike Tour & Party in the Park on Long Beach Island. Packaging these 3 large events offers business exclusivity and the opportunity to be partners with "the most recognized nonprofit in the world" states Deb Heptig, Director of Development for the American Red Cross Jersey Coast Chapter. Other sponsor opportunities include a $5000 level and a $2500 level. Several underwriting opportunities are also available. With this year's theme being Diamonds and Denim, the Red Cross is looking to expand their supporters to all generations and especially to those new to the non-profit arena. Dress code will still be formal but offering guests, especially men the option of wearing their best jeans with their best blazer. Women are asked to dress to impress and sparkle. Pre Tickets sales for the Diamonds and Denim Gala are available now at $225pp along with a special offer to Private Parties of 8 for $1600 if purchased by February 29th. For more information on the Gala and pre ticket sales, contact Kim Price at the Red Cross, (732) 493-9100 ext. 1227.
Screening of "Jiro Dreams of Sushi"
Location: The ShowRoom
Description: “Jiro Dreams of Sushi”
Rated (PG), 81 minutes
Dinner and a movie offered at TAKA for select screenings
Saturday, March 31 at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
In short: Jiro Dreams of Sushi is the story of 85 year-old Jiro Ono, considered by many to be the world’s greatest sushi chef and proprietor of Sukiyabashi Jiro, a 10-seat, sushi-only restaurant located in a Tokyo subway station. It is the first restaurant of its kind to be awarded a prestigious 3 star Michelin review, and sushi lovers from around the globe make repeated pilgrimage. At the heart of this story is Jiro’s relationship with his eldest son, the worthy heir to Jiro’s legacy, who is unable to live up to his full potential in his father’s shadow.
For more information about The ShowRoom or Dinner and a Movie, please visit www.TheShowRoomAP.com.
Screening of "We Need to Talk About Kevin"
Location: The ShowRoom
Description: “We Need to Talk about Kevin”
Rated (R), 110 minutes
Saturday, March 31 at 3 p.m.
In short: We Need to Talk About Kevin explores the factious relationship between a mother and her evil son. Tilda Swinton plays the mother, Eva, as she contends for 15 years with the increasing malevolence of her first-born child, Kevin. Based on the best-selling novel of the same name, We Need to Talk About Kevin explores nature vs. nurture on a whole new level as Eva's own culpability is measured against Kevin's innate evilness.
For more information about The ShowRoom, please visit www.TheShowRoomAP.com
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