(Englewood, New Jersey; September 20, 2016) -- The Community Chest welcomes new and old friends this fall with a new celebration, Oktoberfest at The Community Chest, on Wednesday, October 19, 2016. This special event will be held at the Englewood Field Club, located at 341 Engle Street in Englewood, New Jersey from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
The event introduces the launch of nonprofit organization's 2016-2017 Annual Campaign. The funds raised will support area nonprofit organizations that address a range of issues, including health and mental health, hunger, arts programming, the environment, volunteerism and other needs of more than 40,000 local residents of all ages hailing from Englewood, Tenafly and Englewood Cliffs. Since The Community Chest's founding in 1933, the nonprofit organization has carried out the goal of “Neighbors Helping Neighbors” with increased generosity.
Admission to the Oktoberfest is $99 per ticket and includes a great selection of craft beers, a light dinner and delicious fare prepared in Bavarian style. A live auction will offer culinary and other opportunities, a raffle, and prizes.
Registration may be done online at www.thecommunitychestofenglewood.org or by mailing a check to The Community Chest at 122 South Van Brunt Street, Englewood, New Jersey 07631. Group rates are also available.
Individuals and businesses are invited to join the celebration as sponsors of the event. To date, sponsors for the celebration are Amberjack Soler, Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza, Aylwards Health Store, Bank of New Jersey, Birtwhistle & Livinston, BMW of Tenafly, CRBE, Clermont Specialty Managers, DecoTech, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, Floor & Décor, Fort Lee Racquet Club, Greg B Jewelers, Tammy and Scott Mager, Barbara Strauss and Tom Manolino, RSK Associates, LLC, Suez, and Shelly and Justin Wimpfheimer. A range of sponsorship opportunities are available offering various marketing opportunities and the chance to be recognized for a commitment to the community and philanthropy by The Chest's supporters. For information about sponsorship levels, visit The Chest's website, www.thecommunitychestofenglewood.org, or call 201-568-7474.
About The Community Chest
For over 80 years, The Community Chest, a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization, has supported local nonprofit organizations in the Englewood area. Each year, The Chest raises funds and allocates them to agencies that have demonstrated the capacity to provide services to local citizens. The Community Chest also provides other coordinating and planning services in our communities, serving as a bridge between agencies and organizations and investing in the stability and quality of our service network. For further information about The Chest, visit www.communitychestofenglewood.org or contact (201) 568-7474.