Media Advisory

Media Contacts:
Jennifer Tornetta, (O) 609-569-7010, (C) 609-335-3446, jennifer.tornetta@atlanticare.org
Joseph Clark, Jr. (O) 609-272-6318, joseph.clarkjr@atlanticare.org

For Immediate Release: April 4, 2018

AtlantiCare Foundation to hold
59th Annual Century Club Gala
More than 700 guests to dine and dance
"Under the Sea"

Who: AtlantiCare Foundation

What: Will hold its 59th annual Century Club Gala, honoring 2018 Edward R. Knight Award recipients, Eugene Arnone; Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ); and Tina Ercole LoBiondo.


When: Saturday, April 7, 2018, 6:45 p.m. to Midnight
6 p.m. – VIP reception and remarks
6:45 to 7:40 p.m. – Reception
7:40 p.m. – Guests to enter ballroom
8:10 p.m. – Welcome, remarks, acknowledgement of sponsors and recognition of Edward R. Knight Award recipients


Where: Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, 1 Borgata Way, Atlantic City, N.J.


Details: More than 700 people are expected to attend The 59th Annual AtlantiCare Foundation Century Club Gala. Proceeds will benefit the Foundation’s fundraising efforts in celebration of its 40th anniversary, including the AtlantiCare Cancer Care Institute, a Fox Chase Cancer Center Partner; AtlantiCare Behavioral Health; AtlantiCare’s Healing Arts Program and the Foundation’s Healthy Communities Fund. AtlantiCare will present the Edward R. Knight Award to Past Chairman, AtlantiCare System Board, Eugene Arnone; and to Congressman Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ) and his wife Tina Ercole LoBiondo.


Event Highlights
The theme of the event is Under the Sea.
King Neptune and an octopus will greet guests as they enter the event through the cut-out of a wave.
A mermaid queen will be on her throne in the reception area, which will feature a shipwreck and other sea life.
Hundreds of sea life figures will be reflected on the on the drapes of the ballroom.
Centerpieces will comprise treasure chests, driftwood, and “floral” sea life.
The Steve Delisi Band will play underwater-inspired music.
Sponsors will be highlighted in the VIP areaa.
Photo area will include a selfie open-air photo booth and professional photography station.
AtlantiCare will post shots to all of its social channels and encourage guests to share photos using the hashtag #undertheseagala.


About the Edward R. Knight Award
AtlantiCare established the Edward R. Knight Award in 1998 to honor those who contribute to building a healthier community. It is named for the late Edward R. Knight, Ph.D., who was chairman emeritus of ARMC and who devoted more than 50 years of service to improving healthcare for those who live and work in southeastern New Jersey.



AtlantiCare, a member of Geisinger, is an integrated system of services designed to help people achieve optimal health. It includes AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, AtlantiCare Health Engagement, the AtlantiCare Foundation, and AtlantiCare Health Services. Its more than 5,800 employees and more than 900 physicians serve the community in nearly 90 locations. A 2009 Malcolm Baldrige Award winner, AtlantiCare was also included in Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2010. ARMC became the 105th hospital in the nation to attain status as a Magnet™ designated hospital in March of 2004 and was redesignated a Magnet™ hospital in 2008 and 2013.

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