Annual Spotlight Gala 2016

Saturday, October 1, 2016
5:30 pm


Saturday, October 1


5:30 pm – 11:30 pm


1 Center Street
Newark, NJ 07102

About the Event:

Our signature event of the year is the grandest black tie affair in New Jersey. Over 1,000 of the most high profile professionals and philanthropists attend. Fundraising benefits NJPAC and its Arts Education program.

5:30 pm to 7:00 pm Cocktail and Networking Reception


7:00 pm to 8:30 pm An Evening of Elegant Soul Performance and Awards Ceremony


8:30 pm – 9:45 pm Gourmet Dinner

Vic w bun med res


9:45 pm to 11:30 pm Dessert Extravaganza, Dancing and Networking

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Hosted By:

The Women’s Association of NJPAC and Gala Co-Chairs Beverly Baker-Jackson, Esq. and Gabriella Morris, Esq. and Dinner Co-Chairs Peter J. Cocoziello and Pamela T. Miller, Esq.


Stephen P. Holmes and Wyndham Worldwide: The Chambers Award 2016 for Service to the Community and to the Arts

Victor Davson: The Ryan Award 2016 for Commitment to NJPAC and Leadership in the City of Newark

Robert H. Doherty and Bank of America: The Vagelos Award 2016 for Corporate Commitment to the Arts


$1,000/individual ticket: tables of 10 guests each starting at $15,000


To purchase tickets or sponsorships with a credit card, click here.

For more info or to pledge a sponsorship or tickets, call (973) 353-7043 or email to:

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The fourth Gala Grand Raffle prize was donated by retail locations in Bridgewater, Hackensack, Short Hills and Wayne, NJ