A Taste of Broadway on the Promenade will be the grand finale of Waves of Support,” said Navesink Business Group founder Robert Lowe. “Part of the evening will be dedicated to honoring several organizations and individuals who have made significant efforts in aiding our local communities.”
The event begins with cocktails at 6 pm with entertainment by the Sherri Pie Duo, includes a silent auction featuring Mike Ciccotello, founder of the Coffee Cup Doodle Project, spectacular entertainment, and a five-course dinner featuring selections from the stars of Monmouth County’s culinary landscape.
Headlining the evening’s entertainment will be a performance by The Broadway Dolls, an award-winning New York City concert experience. Their roster features a number of dynamic women hailing directly from the Broadway casts of such shows as Mamma Mia, Rock of Ages and Jersey Boys.
Dinner will include hors d’oeuvres and several courses prepared by some of Monmouth County’s top dining spots. Among the featured restaurants are Ama Ristorante, Antoinette Boulangerie, Danny’s Steak House, David Burke Fromagerie, Dino’s on Main, Dish, Teak, The Bistro, Langosta Lounge, The Cheese Cave and Zoe, plus the Executive Chefs from The Molly Pitcher Inn and The Oyster Point Hotel.
The evening’s honorees include The Foodbank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties, Clean Ocean Action, Hometown Heroes, the Buhler Family, and George Lyristis of Bistro Boys Management and Red Bank Flavour.
The gala is the third event of NBG’s Waves of Support initiative, a campaign created with Jersey Promise to raise funds for continued Sandy relief for Shore communities and to support tourism at the Jersey Shore. Ten randomly chosen Monmouth and Ocean County towns have selected various organizations and businesses as recipients of the proceeds. Recipients will include the Foodbank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties, Sea Bright Rising, Keyport Ministerium Food Pantry, Churches of the Manasquan Area Ministerium, Habitat for Humanity, Visitation Relief Center, Hometown Heroes and the Jersey Shore Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Organizations associated with this event include the Monmouth-Ocean Development Council, Jersey Shore Convention and Visitors Bureau, Freehold Network for Success, and the Northern Monmouth, Jersey Shore, Asbury Park, and Brick Chambers of Commerce.
Tickets for the event are $195 per person, or $1750 for a table of 10, and can be purchased in advance by visiting www.NavesinkBusinessGroup.com. Sponsorship opportunities at various levels are also available. For details on sponsorship, please contact Ken Scaggs at 732-383-5865. The Molly Pitcher Inn will be offering a special rate of $159 per night for guests who would like to stay at the sophisticated Red Bank landmark. Plus, for every room booked for the Gala, the Molly Pitcher Inn will donate 25% to Waves of Support.