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🌟 Join us for a Night of Celebration and Recognition! 🌟

Mark your calendars for a remarkable evening as Community 1st Hudson, Inc proudly presents its Inaugural Community Service Dinner/Awards Night. On Thursday, October 12, 2023, starting at 6:00 PM, we cordially invite you to the elegant The Chandelier located at 1081 Broadway, Bayonne, NJ.


Reflecting our core values of putting the "Community 1st," this event is dedicated to honoring outstanding individuals who have tirelessly served our community. These remarkable recipients will be bestowed with our Inaugural Community Service Awards for their exceptional contributions:


  • Buddy "Cake Boss" Valastro, Owner of Carlos' Bake Shop
  • Mauro Castano, Head Baker, Carlos' Bake Shop
  • Mario Costa, Owner of White Mana & Ringside Lounge
  • Aida Sanchez, Assistant Vice-President Porzio Compliance Services, LLC
  • Raj Mukherji, Assemblyman New Jersey's 33rd Legislative District
  • David Cruz, Owner of Boost Mobile/Community Advocate
  • Yraida Aponte-Lipski, Hudson County Commissioner District 4
  • Phil Kenny, Community Advocate
  • Melissa Sarmiento, Detective JCPD/President, Jersey City Puerto Rican Day Parade
  • Tom Zuppa, Attorney/Community Advocate
  • Maureen Hulings, President, Saint Patrick's Day Parade Committee
  • Bernard Herk, Vice President of Jersey City Young Democrats/Community Advocate
  • Michael Clarke, Owner of The Grind Shop/Community Advocate
  • Nicola Flora, City of Jersey City Deputy Chief of Police
  • Suraj Kaufman, Owner of Sneaker Room & Community Advocate

A four hour open bar and buffet style dinner is included with the fundraising ticket price of $150 per person. For tickets or additional information, please call Joe Napolitano at (201) 952-0827 or email community1stjc@gmail.com


We are most grateful for your time, consideration and support. Hope to see you at the Dinner/Awards Night Celebration. Thanking you in advance for your support.


**All sponsorship and advertising artwork must be sent to this email: community1stjc@gmail.com by October 2, 2023.**

**Deadline for advertising is on September 29, 2023**


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