Ann Klein Advocate Awards

Price: $150.00
Event Starts: Oct 19, 2017 - 6:00 pm
Event Stops: Oct 19, 2017 9:30 pm
Contact: chlpinfo@chlp.org
Phone: 973-275-1175

Event Location: The Wilshire Grand Hotel
Address: 350 Pleasant Valley Way
City: South Orange
Zip: 07052
State: New Jersey

The Ann Klein Advocate Awards has been held each year since 1988 to honor Ann Klein, former Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Human Services, who was instrumental in establishing a community-based system of care for people with mental and physical disabilities. Past honorees have included legislators, scientists, advocates, corporate leaders, reporters, and entertainers. Past Masters of Ceremonies have included Governor Brendan Byrne, actress Olympia Dukakis, and former Attorney General Robert Del Tufo. Proceeds from the event are used each year to support student interns in law, social work, and public policy, and for the general support of CHLP services and programs.

The 30th Annual Ann Klein Advocate Awards took place on Thursday, October 19, 2017, at The Wilshire Grand Hotel in West Orange, NJ. This year's Ann Klein honorees were:

Brenda Considine
President & CEO, Considine Communication Strategies

Gary S. Horan
President & CEO, Trinitas Regional Medical Center

Gail Levinson
Executive Director (Retired), Supportive Housing Association of New Jersey (SHA)

James Romer
Director, Mental Health Crisis Services, Monmouth Medical Center

Laura Williams
Executive Director, The Arc, Ocean County Chapter


The Mike Lione Accessibility Award was presented to:

Eileen Goff
President/CEO (Retired), Heightened Independence and Progress (hip)

CHLP is grateful to the following sponsors for supporting the 30th Annual Ann Klein Advocate Awards and The Mike Lione Accessibility Award:

Gold Sponsors 
Drinker Biddle
Verizon
Wakefern Food Corp.

Silver Sponsors
Columbia Bank
Employers Association of New Jersey
Gibbons P.C.
Post, Polak, Goodsell & Strauchler, P.A.
Progressive Comprehensive Services, LLC
Trinitas Regional Medical Center

Bronze Sponsors 
Hinkle, Fingles, Prior & Fischer, P.C.
Mutual of America
Rubenstein, Meyerson, Fox, Mancinelli, Conte & Bern, P.A.
Supportive Housing Association of New Jersey (SHA)
Trenk, DiPasquale, Della Fera & Sodono, P.C.


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