From our Circle of Honor Award Recipients

Walt MacDonald, President and CEO of Educational Testing Service (ETS), and Tony Dearing, Director of News Operations for NJ Advance Media, share their passion for helping those affected by Alzheimer’s in New Jersey.

Celebrating New Jersey
2018 Gala

Guests enjoyed a spectacular evening at Alzheimer’s New Jersey’s 2018 Gala at The Grove in Cedar Grove

It was a wonderful evening of delicious food, marvelous entertainment, and an exciting silent auction all while celebrating everything that makes New Jersey unique while honoring and supporting the important work of Alzheimer’s New Jersey.

The 2018 Circle of Honor Award for Corporation of the Year was presented to Educational Testing Service (ETS), and the Circle of Honor Award for Spirit was presented to Tony Dearing, Director of News Operations for NJ Advance Media.

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2018 Event Photos

Giselle’s Incredible Live Performance

Many thanks to Giselle for her incredible live performance at our Music and Memories Gala on April 6 and for sharing her personal experience about caring for her grandmother, Elena Fleitas Cañaveral, who passed away from Alzheimer’s disease. Watch Giselle’s video Hazy Eyes, a beautiful tribute to her grandmother. Be sure to share it with everyone. It will touch your heart.

Featured on Hip New Jersey on Hometowne TV and NJ on Air!

Watch Hip New Jersey on HometowneTV every Tuesday at 3pm, every Wednesday at 8pm, and every Friday at 11am.
Additionally, you can stream 24/7 on NJ on Air!

Thank You To Our 2018 Gala Sponsors!


Bederson LLP


Formisano Family
Investors Bank
Oritani Bank
Provident Bank
RPM Raceway
Van Dyk Health Care


McCarter & English
PNC Wealth Management
Sunrise Senior Living


Allied Brothers
Bright View Senior Living
Fox Rothchild
Hackensack Meridian Health
Inglesino Webster Wyciskala & taylor
New Bridge
Ping Network Services
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For more information about the Gala, please call 973.586.4300 or email