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Save the Date! 35th Annual Awards Dinner

Monday, November 7, 2016

Hanover Marriott


Kevin Cummings was appointed President and CEO of investors Bank in 2008.  Mr. Cummings serves on the boards of The Scholarship Fund for Inner-City Children, Liberty Science Center, Visiting Nurse Assn., Independent College Fund of NJ, All Stars Project of NJ, The Federal Home Loan Bank of NY (FHLBNY) and The Community Foundation of New Jersey (CFNJ).  He also serves as a member of the  Development Leadership Council of Morris Habitat for Humanity.  Kevin and his wife Pat are the parents of Katie, Kevin, Mary and William.

Ed Hennessy served as Chairman and CEO of Allied-Signal (later Honeywell), a worldwide technology company, from 1979-1991.  In 1981 he founded Tri-County Scholarship Fund with Bishop Rodimer, becoming its first President.  It is “the proudest accomplishment of his life,” according to his daugter, Beth.  Ed was, with his late wife Ruth, and continues to be, a longtime supporter of education, healthcare and the arts.  Ed has two children, Michael Hennessy of Phoenix and Beth Hennessy of New Vernon and two grandchildren.

Most. Rev. Frank J. Rodimer was ordained Bishop of the Diocese of Paterson on Feb. 28, 1978.  As bishop, he served as leader of the diocese for 26 years until his retirement in May 2004.  During his ministry as bishop, he established 12 new parishes, ordained 91 priests and 179 permanent deacons and confirmed more than 100,000 Catholics.  Bishop Rodimer spearheaded the creation of the Tri-County Scholarship Fund, which provides scholarships to needy students.

The Farrell Family – Education has been a top priority for the Farrell family for many years.  The Farrells have been long time benefactors of Oratory Prep in Summit, NJ., and of their children’s other high school and college alma maters.  Mary and her late husband, Michael, founded The Maeve Foundation, which strives to educate the whole child through active learning,  enrichment programs and community service.  Mary serves on the Wake Forest University Board of Trustees and has served on the JerseyCAN board since its inception in 2012.


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