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We are beyond excited for the 4th Annual Island Gala to benefit: David’s Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation at the Sea Shell Resort & Beach Club on Friday August 5th, 2016. This year’s theme is “Hope Under The Stars!” Our patients and families affected by a cancer diagnosis inspire us on a daily basis. This year’s Gala will be very special as we introduce some of our brand new Directors of Patient Advocacy. This is a group of individuals directly affected by a cancer diagnosis and positively impacted by the support from David’s Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation.
The beautiful Sea Shell Resort & Beach Club is once again the venue for this year’s Gala. The Hughes Family and staff treat this event as if it were a special event for a family member. We appreciate their continued support and friendship.
Our entertainment lineup for the 4th Annual Island Gala is second to none! We met American Idol Alum Cara Samantha a few years ago as a result of her cousin Jamie being diagnosed with cancer. Unfortunately, Jamie eventually lost her courageous battle with cancer. Cara will be performing during cocktail hour and under the stars in our outside “Hope Tiki Garden” too. A brief opening ceremony will take place after cocktail hour. Then everybody should get ready to dance the night away to Philadelphia’s High-Energy Seven Piece Band: Love 77. The members of LOVE 77 are motivated by the mission of the Foundation and ready to bring the house down with some incredible Live Music! Our favorite Emcee, Live Auctioneer and Friend: James Donahower is back to host the entire evening for us this year.
We want to thank our friends at Reynolds Landscaping for their continued support and efforts supporting this special event.
Please join us on Friday August 5th, 2016 at the Sea Shell Resort & Beach Club. Individual tickets will go on sale shortly for $250.00pp. Event will take place from 7pm-midnight. Live Music, Hors D’Ourves, Dinner and 3 Hour Top Shelf Open Bar. (Cocktail Attire)
Invites have been mailed to last year’s guests and the easiest way to secure your ticket for the 4th Annual Island Gala is to reserve your sponsorship today. You can do so by visiting our website at www.davidsdreamandbelieve.org, click the Donate tab, under donation type click (enter your own donation amount)(enter sponsorship level amount), under donation events click Island Gala in the drop down. You can also download form attached below. Make checks payable to DDBCF, 364 North Main Street, Suite 10D, Manahawkin, NJ 08050. Thank you!
(Friday) 7:00 pm - 12:00 am
Seashell Resort & Beach Club
10 S Atlantic Ave, Beach Haven, NJ 08008
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
August 12, 2016 at TD Bank
591 Route 72 W, Manahawkin, NJ 08050
As a stage IV cancer survivor, David Christian Caldarella has a lot to believe in. To share his positive attitude, David’s Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation was founded. As a 501c3 nonprofit, the foundation raises funds to provide financial assistance, services and hope to families and individuals affected by cancer. Based and operating primarily in New Jersey, the foundation has assisted more than 600 local families to date with all donations going directly towards living expenses and medical bills.
Help us support David’s Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation by stopping in to donate at our 591 Route 72 W Store on Friday, August 12th. On top of your donation, we’ll make a contribution to help those living with cancer in the community.
(Friday) 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
591 Route 72 West, Manahawkin, NJ 08050
GENERATION DREAM MEETING:
Hope everybody is enjoying their summer break and hard to believe it’s already August 12th. We had a great turnout for the Jetty Coquina Jam in spite of the “iffy” weather and Cuinn Deely made it to the third round of the Coquina Jam. Congrats Cuinnie!
We are going to have one meeting before summer ends on Monday August 22nd at 6:30pm at the Moose Lodge on Route 72. We will have the kids write some cards for our patients but more importantly we are going to have a pizza party for them thanks to our friends at Panzone’s Pizza. Thank you Jillian and Kristin. We are truly grateful for this group of amazing kids and parents.
Please RSVP by Friday August 19th whether you can attend and how many so we can tell Panzone’s how many pizza’s.
(Monday) 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Beach Haven Moose Lodge
120 Rt. 72 West, Manahawkin, NJ 08050
We are honored to officially announce: The Inaugural Frank A. Cosimano Memorial Golf Classic will take place at White Beeches Golf & Country Club on Tuesday October 11, 2016. This special event is presented by: Bergen Risk Managers andOtterstedt Insurance Agency to benefit: David’s Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation.
The Cosimano Family and Co-Founder David Caldarella and his family both grew up in north jersey but spent every summer and most off-season weekends together on Long Beach Island. The Cosimano’s are family to David and Mr. Cosimano was like a second dad. As many of you know, Frank A. Cosimano died on August 7th 2011 from Pancreatic cancer. Frank loved his wife Angela, family, friends, animals, golf and most importantly helping others. He was passionate about giving back to individuals and charities. One charity that was very close to Frank and remains close to his family is David’s Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation. We will honor and remember this great man as join together for this Inaugural Frank A. Cosimano Memorial Golf Classic in this the 5th year of his passing to serve as “A Beacon of Hope” for all those families currently battling a cancer diagnosis.
We want to thank Jason, Kim and Mrs. Angela Cosimano for serving as Co-Chairs for this event and also want to take this time to welcome Jason Cosimano to the Board of Directors for David’s Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation! Our families battling a cancer diagnosis will greatly benefit from Jason’s commitment to serve on the Foundation Board of Directors.
A special thanks to our Golf Committee that includes family members and long-time friends from both the Caldarella and Cosimano families. We want to recognize members of The Guardians Family Trust sponsorship team: (Michael & Todd Accomando, Jaqueline Ceccarelli-Komsa, Ed Komsa, Lauren Komsa Curtis, John Curtis and Christina). We want to thank committee members: Stephen P. Sinisi Esq., Leonard Kaiser and Dr. Robert Siconolfi.
Thank you to Greg Porcino from Golf Event Management. Greg and David Caldarella started to discuss the possibility of a golf event to honor Frank A. Cosimano in late 2015 before David brought the idea to Jason, Kim and Mrs. Cosimano. Greg has played a pivotal role in bringing his expertise to this first time event. Also, want to thank the staff at White Beeches Golf & Country Club especially Manny Gonzalez and long-time friends of the Cosimano and Caldarella families: Lauren McGovern and Jim McGovern.
There is a limited number of sponsorship packages, individual player and/or dinner reception only tickets available for theInaugural Frank A. Cosimano Memorial Golf Classic at White Beeches Golf & Country Club on Tuesday October 11, 2016. We are pre-selling “Donald Ross Pinehurst Experience Trip for Two” raffle tickets for $50.00 – only 125 to be sold!
Please contact David Caldarella at: (609) 548-3382 or email@example.com for more information.
(Tuesday) 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
White Beeches Golf & Country Club
70 Haworth Drive, Haworth, NJ 07641