2021 Booked for the Evening Gala - Newark Public Library

2021 Booked for the Evening Gala

Annual Fundraiser Benefit

Booked for the Evening Gala 2021

Honorees | Become a Sponsor | Buy Tickets Journal Ads Sponsors

Please note: In alignment with the City of Newark, guests will be required to show ID and proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test within the last 3 days to attend the Newark Public Library's Booked for the Evening Gala.

We are pleased to welcome you to the Newark Public Library’s Booked for the Evening 2021 Gala.

The annual gala serves as the Library’s primary fundraising event and helps to raise much-needed funds that support the community programs and services that the Library offers throughout the year. It is through the support and contributions of steadfast partners that the Library is able to maintain its status as one of the main cornerstones of civic life in Newark.

SAVE THE DATE

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

6:00 PM – 11:00 PM

Nanina’s in the Park

540 Mill Street, Belleville, NJ 07109

Naninas in the park

Cocktail Reception – 6:00 to 7:00

Dinner – 7:15 – 8:00

Program – 8:00 – 8:30

After-Party – 9:00 – 11:00

HONOREES

HONOREES

Mildred Crump, Former Newark City Council President, Community Champion

Robert & Rosemary Steinbaum, Literary & Cultural Honorees

Kai Campbell, Envisionary, Walla Food & Beverage Group, Rising Star

Gala Chair

Frank Ferruggia, McCarter & English

Gala Committee

Philip Alagia, Office of the Essex County Executive
Arcelio Aponte, Barclays
James “Scott” Beresford, TD Bank
Kevin Collins, Invest Newark
Handel T. Destinvil, Inglesino, Webster, Wyciskala & Taylor, LLC
Ryan Gates, PNC
Thomas Giblin, New Jersey Assemblyman
Thomas Goletz, Downtown Newark District
Lawrence Krayn, Attorney at Law
Linda Morgan, RBH Group
Michael Petrucci, Provident Bank

 

SPONSORSHIP LEVELS

Presenting Sponsor

$25,000

• Opportunity to introduce guest honoree

• Recognition on invitation and in press release

• Logo on event signage and website

• Full-page Outside Back Cover ad in Benefit Journal

• 20 event tickets with premier program seating

Gold

Silver

Bronze

$10,000

$5,000

$3,000

  • Recognition on the formal invitation and in the press release
  • Logo on event signage and website
  • Full-page Gold Sponsor color ad in the Benefit Journal
  • 10 event tickets with premier program seating
  • Recognition on the formal invitation and in the press release
  • Logo on event signage and website
  • Full-page Silver Sponsor color ad in the Benefit Journal
  • 6 event tickets with premier program seating
  • Recognition on the formal invitation and in the press release
  • Logo on event signage and website
  • Full-page Bronze Sponsor color ad in the Benefit Journal
  • 4 event tickets with premier program seating

 

OUR SPONSORS

Gold Sponsors

Warren & Andrea Grover

Robert & Rosemary Steinbaum

 

 

Silver Sponsors

Thomas J. Alrutz

 

 

Bronze Sponsors

Peter & Jonnet Abeles

Timothy & Gloria Crist

Richard & Roberta Polton

Donald & Margery Karp

Nell Painter & Glenn Shafer

The Weiner Family

The Friends of the James Brown African American Room

 

Silent Auction Donors

Frank Ferruggia

Rebecca Jampol

Tryp by Wyndham

Turtle Back Zoo / Philip Alagia

Walla Food & Beverage Group