As a result of the success of the recent Come Together Gala, held Saturday, February 4 at Hilton-Short Hills, the Millburn-Short Hills Chamber of Commerce (Karol McNulty-Executive Director, Shayne Austin Miller-President) distributed more than $4,000 in donations to the twelve area not-for-profit organizations that were honored.
The proceeds were disseminated based on the number of guests representing each of the organizations as a percentage of ticket sales.
The honoree organizations include: American Red Cross – MSH Chapter; Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation; Cora Hartshorn Arboretum; Down The Block, Inc.; Greenwood Gardens; Jake’s Ride for Dystonia Research; Millburn Township Beautification League; New Eyes for the Needy; Opportunity Project, Inc.; Paper Mill Playhouse; The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey – Millburn Short Hills and United Way of Millburn-Short Hills.
“We were thrilled to celebrate the not-for-profit organizations that contribute so much to the quality of life in Millburn Township and to assist each of them with their missions,” stated Chamber President, Shayne Austin Miller. “This gala
provided an opportunity for the entire Township to come together and show its admiration and support for these amazing charities.”
National, state and local dignitaries served as award presenters. They included Congressman Leonard L. Lance, Former Governor Brendan Byrne, Millburn Township Mayor Sandy Haimoff and representatives from the Millburn Township Committee, including Committeemen Tom McDermott and W. T. Bourke and Township Administrator Tim Gordon.
Congressman Lance joined Millburn-Short Hills Chamber of Commerce BoardPresident Shayne Miller in congratulating Julie Nortillo, Board Chair of the Millburn-Short Hills Chapter of the American Red Cross (see attached photo), who were one of twelve honorees.
Representing the business community for more than 50 years, the Millburn-Short Hills Chamber of Commerce is a voluntary, not-for-profit organization of business people pooling ideas, talents and resources to promote the economic health and welfare of the community. Assisting the Chamber in this effort is Principal Sponsor Investors Bank
which has been serving New Jersey communities since 1926 and features a Millburn branch; Hilton Short Hills, a AAA Four-Diamond awarded hotel featuring eforea spa at Hilton and is the official hotel of the Millburn-Short Hills Chamber. Director Level sponsor The Mall at Short Hills is the area’s preeminent shopping destination and
insurance firm Rand, Feuer and Klein, LLC, with more than 25 years in the insurance industry, is proud to be the Chamber’s Official Membership sponsor. Saint Barnabas Medical Center, a non-sectarian health care institution serving Millburn-Short Hills and the surrounding communities is a committed Friend of the Millburn-Short Hills Chamber.