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South Huntington School District

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Dear Alexandra,


I wanted to thank you for extending such generosity towards the South Huntington School DIstrict. Your kindness enhanced our mission by providing wonderful motivation for 6,000 fortunate students. I have no doubt that the thousands of ice cream sundae youth incentives you donated will add rich, wonderful excitement to our scholastic journey.

Alexandra, please know that our learning community values its close, heartfelt partnernship with the Applebees organization. You are true supporters of public education and genuine friends of the South Huntington family.



David P. Bennardo, Ed,D.

Educational Foundation NJRA

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Dear Doherty Enterprises,


Thank you for your donation to the NJREF scholarship fund. Our mission is to improve, professionalize, and develop the foodservice and hospitality industry through training programs, grants, and scholarships.

As we continue to expand our programs to better the future of the foodservice and hospitality industry, we look forward to your continued support through donations, volunteerism, and attending events.

Thank you very much for your generosity and support for the NJREF.



Leslie Steele


Coldwell Banker

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Dear Applebee's,


Thank you very much for your generous donation as a contribution for our Holiday raffle to be held on December 14, 2018. We appreciate your generous support of Coldwell Banker Residentail Real Estate CARES.

Again, thank you for your support.



Wendy Magyar

Special Olympics New York

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Dear Alexandra,


Thanks to you, Special Olympics New York can continue its primary goal of utilizing sports to help persons with intellectual disabilities participate as productive and respected members of society by offering them a fair opportunity to develop and demonstrate their skills and talents. We celebrate ability, dedication, accomplishment, teamwork and community.

We invite you to join us at our inspiring events and experience firsthand what your generosity, and that of so many others, has done for our athletes. Again, thank you for supporting our athletes - you are a part of their lives now too.



Jennifer Cantone

Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

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Dear Mr. Doherty,


On behalf of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK), I am honored to share our gratitude for the gift from Doherty Enterprises, LLC. The most thoughtful donation will support breast cancer research under the direction of Dr. Larry Norton.

Please know that your generosity makes substantial progress possible. You are seeding innovation and speeding translation of discoveries from the laboratory to the clinic.

We rely on the generosity of friends, like you, who recognize the importance of our mission. Thank you for standing with us.



Kenneth Manotti

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

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Dear AFSP Supporter,


Thank you so much for your generous contribution to New Jersey's 2018 Out of the Darkness Walk series.

Your involvement increased awareness, reduced stigma, and raised significant funds to provide educational programs, trainings, and resources free of charge in the community.

I'm so grateful for your incredible donation in support of our walks and AFSP's mission to save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide.

Wishing you a happy and healthy 2019!


Much Appreciation,

Elizabeth Clemens

EAC Network

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Dear Jennifer,


Thank you for joining us in 2018 in EAC Network's 2018 Community Partnership Program. With your participation, we are completing the third full year of this mutually beneficial program.

As a Community Partner your support has played an integral role in helping EAC Network provide over 100 different services and programs to over 82,000 people in need throughout Greater New York.

Thank you again for joining us as a partner in 2018. We look forward to your continued support.

Wishing you a happy and prosperous New Year!



Denise Devlin

Director, Corporate & Foundation Relations

Spectrum 360

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Dear Friends at Doherty Enterprises.,


Thank you for your in-kind donation in support of Spectrum360's Hall of Fame Dinner on November 14, 2018 at The Park Savoy. The kindness and generosity of Spectrum360's friends and family are truly humbling.

Your kindness will help us to provide comprehensive educational, vocational, and therapeutic programs for individuals on the autism spectrum and with related disabilities which affect their communication, behavior, and learning. Our goal is to address the needs of the whole person, so that each individual might become an independent, productive member of the community.

Thank you for investing in us!



Kerry Guzman

Director of Development

NY Sportscene Children's Foundation

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Dear Friend of the Foundation,


We appreciate your generosity and your dedication to making a difference in our communities! Always remember that your compassion strengthens our communities, and is the foundation for humanity. We are very grateful for people like you, who give back and never forget how much effect a small act of kindness can make!

It takes more than one entity to help support children and families heal and thrive. We work hard toward for the day when we are no longer needed.

Wishing you a Happy New Year!

Thank you.....From Our Hearts!


Fran Petito



Visions and Pathways

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Dear Supporter,



On behalf of the Board, staff, and youth we serve at Visions and Pathways, we appreciate your continued support. For more than 45 years, Visions and Pathways has been a safe haven for abused, neglected, homeless, and missing youth.

Because of your support, we have improved the lives of nearly 400 youth this year. We cannot do it without you. Please know that your donations make a significant difference.

We hope you enjoy the Year-End 2018 Newsletter. Together, we are impacting lives and changing outcomes for youth, families, and the community.



David Walker, Esq. MSW

Executive Director

Temple Beth Am Brotherhood

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Dear Jennifer:


Thank you for your generous support of Temple Beth Am Brotherhood's 18th Annual Golf Outing on Thursday, June 14 at Middle Bay Country Club.

The Panera Bread sign was displayed on the course. All of our golfers and many other people who were at Middle Bay on June 14 saw the sign.

Our members enjoy both Applebee's and Panera.

Best wishes for a Healthy, Happy and Successful New Year!



Neil D. Abramowitz

Stand Down

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Dear Mr. Manley:


On behalf of Stand Down an initiative of Faith Hope Love, Charity, Inc., I would like to thank you for the excellent service of your staff for Our VETERANS last fall. It was a true pleasure for all the patrons!

WOW! We couldn't have been happier with the excellent service provided us by your staff! Great food and we felt as though we got the "ROYAL" treatment! A definite Win-Win for our veterans THANK YOU!

Because of friends such as yourselves Stand Down will continue to serve thousands of veterans & their families over the next year. On behalf of Veterans who protect us, and have fought on our behalf please accept our sincere gratitude.

You and Stand Down making a profound difference in the lives of veteran's!


Wishing you a blessed New Year,

Roy J. Foster

Executive Director

The Hagedorn Little Village School

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Dear Friends:


I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your very generous donation which greatly contributed to the success of our 2018 Casino Night at the Memorare Hall in Seaford, New York.

Your gift enables us to continue to provide the finest educational and therapeutic programs to our children and their families; helping them reach their full potential and turning dreams into reality.

Once again, please accept our deepest gratitude for your generosity and support and we wish you a very happy holiday season.



Jon Feingold, Ph. D.

Executive Director

Link Education Partners

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Dear Mr. and Mrs. Doherty:


On behalf of the entire Link community, thank you for your recent gift in support of the 21st Annual A Taste of Newark, held on November 7, 2018 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.

Your generous gift to Link Education Partners in support of A Taste of Newark will ensure current scholars can have the same opportunities as Eriqah.

Thank you for giving to Link Education Partners so we may give our scholars the starting point to a successful future!


With gratitude,

Maria Pilar Paradiso

Executive Director



Crusader Touchdown Club

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Dear Friend of Bergen Catholic Cheerleading,


The Bergen Catholic Cheerleaders extend our thanks to you for your generosity. Your contribution enables our organization to enhance and support the cheerleding program for our student-athletes of Bergen Catholic High School, Immaculate Heart Academy & the Academy of the Holy Angels.

From our family to yours, we wish you a wonderful holiday season.

Thank you once again for your support.



Bergen Catholic Cheer & The Crusader Touchdown Club


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Dear Mr. Doherty,


On behalf of our Board of Trustees, our staff of thousands, and the people we support, I would like to thank you for the generous contribution designated to our Centereach program. Your gift will immediately, positively, and directly impact YAI's ability to fulfill our amazing mission.

Your support is a big reason we can continue to offer people with intellectual and developmental disabilities a broad range of opportunities to live, love, work, and learn.

Thank you again for helping us make a powerful difference in the lives of so many!


Warmest regards,

George Contos

Chief Executive Officer

Children's Network of Southwest Florida, LLC

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To Whom It May Concern:


Children's Network of Southwest Florida would like to thank you for your most generous donation.

Your generous contribution enables us to help support children in the foster care system, many of whom come into care with little or no belongings, as well as assist families that are at risk of abuse and neglect. Your willingness to help support abused children in need makes a significant impact on their lives and we are eternally grateful.

Once again, thank you for your kindness, thoughtfulness, and continued support.



Nadereh Salim

Chief Executive Officer

Nassau Community College

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Dear Ed:


Thank you for your dedication to Nassau Community College. Your involvement is paramount in the development of our students achieving their academic goals and reaching their full potential.

We are looking forward to enhancing the lives of so many who attend Nassau Community College and appreciate your continued commitment!


Warm Regards,

Joy DeDonato

Executive Director

AHRC Suffolk Foundation

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Dear Community Connection Team,


Thank you for your support of AHRC Suffolk's 2nd Annual Connect for a Cause.

Thank you for your generosity, compassion and ease in aligning with the important message of inclusion - a conversation that's more important now than ever.


Warm Regards,

Leeana Costa

Director of Development

The New York Foundling

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Dear Mr. Doherty,


On behalf of all of us at The New York Foundling, thank you for your generous donation to support our students at Haven Academy.

We are deeply fortunate to have the City Santas as part of our Foundling family. We wish you and yours all the best for a peaceful holiday season.


With gratitude,

Kirkley Strand

Vice President, Development

March of Dimes

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Dear Sir or Madame,


Thank you for being a part of our community that is tackling the gravest threats facing moms and babies. Together we are making a difference.

Thank you for supporting March of Dimes and joining the fight for the health of all moms and babies.



Stacey D. Stewart

Literacy Volunteers of Somerset County

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Dear Ashley,


On behalf of Literacy Volunteers of Somerset County, I would ilke to thank Doherty Enterprises. Your donation directly contributed to the great success of our 2nd Annual Gold Fore Literacy outing.

LVSC is a small, grassroots organization, so we rely on donations and event proceeds to provide services to 450 students annually. By sponsoring Gold Fore Literacy, you're helping to strengthen lives and build community; thank you!


Best regards,

Aimee Lam

East Brook Middle School

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Dear Friends,


It has been extremely difficult for me to find adequate words to express to you my heartfelt appreciation. East Brook Middle School has been overwhelmed by your kindness, your generosity and your support. Every single gesture from you has touched me and my East Brook family deeply. I truly do not know how to thank you properly for all you have done to help us throug this terribly sad and emotional time.

My heart aches every day for my students, my staff, their families and our community. But please know that your kindness to us has made a tremendous difference. And when I say every single thing you did mattered, I mean that. I will forever be grateful to you.


Sincerely yours,

Thomas J. LoBue

Semper Fi Fund

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Dear Friends of Semper Fi Fund,


It is my great pleasure to personally thank you for your generous contribution. We are deeply grateful for your support of our mission to serve those who preserve our freedom.

On behalf of everyone at the Semper Fi Fund and the service members whose lives you will significantly change for the better - Thank you!


Warmest regards,

Karen Guenther

Camden House

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Dear Jennifer Bono,


On behalf of Camden House, thank you for being a generous sponsor/donor. With your support, this event was a resounding success.

We greatly appreciate your support and generosity.



Beth Cutler



Guide Dog Foundation

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Dear Mr. Doherty:


With your help we are able to keep our focus on what's important - people and the dogs that help them. Thank you for continuing to support the Guide Dog Foundation.

While nothing can replace sight, with a guide dog by their side, an individual can go wherever they want - safely and independently. Your gifts open the world to someone by giving them the gift of Second Sight.



John Miller



Northern New Jersey Council, BSA

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Dear Community Connection Team,


Thank you for your generous support of Scouting!

Our committee members, adult leaders, and council executive board deeply appreciate your participation and generous support.



Rebecca Fields

HomeCare Options

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Dear Ms. Pattman:


On behalf of nearly 1000 Seniors and disabled patients and their families who are helped each year by HomeCare Options, we would like to thank you for your support for our First Annual Golf Outing. Your support helps us to care for many of the most vulnerable members of our communities throughout Passaic County.

Thank you again for your generous support.



HomeCare Options


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Dear Ms. Pattman,


Thank you for your recent donation to Quality Services for the Autism Community (QSAC) in support of our annual 5K for Autism. Your generosity has a significant impact on our mission to support individuals with autism in achieving greater independence and realizing their full potential.

On behalf of everyone at QSAC and especially the families we serve, thank you for your generous donation. It is your ongoing involvement that enables us to provide programs and services of the highest quality to the autism community.

Your gift touches the lives of those most in need.


With gratitude,

Lisa Veglia, LCSW, M.P.A., SAS



America's VetDogs

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Dear Ashley,


On behalf of America's VetDogs, we thank you for sponsoring the 4th Annual Long Island Run & Dog Walk held on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at Old Bethpage Village Restoration in Old Bethpage, NY.

Your support of America's VetDogs and its events and programs is much appreciated. We hope to see you next year at the 5th Annual Long Island Run & Dog Walk.



Jaime McGrade

Holy Name Medical Center Foundation

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Dear Ms. Bono:


On behalf of the Holy Name Medical Center Foundation, thank you for your generous gift-in-kind contribution to support the 21st Annual Spring Fashion Fling to benefit the MS Center at Holy Name Medical Center.

On behalf of all the patients and families we serve at the Holy Name MS Center, thank you for your generosity and support.



Michael Maron

Harlem Lacrosse

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Dear Doherty Breads LLC,


On behalf of the Harlem Lacrosse student-athletes and their families, thank you for helping us to build and sustain meaningful lacrosse and academic experiences for the young people in our program.

As a donor, you are a vital member of our community, and we hope that you share in the pride that we feel each day when we see kids achieve success of the field, in the classroom, and in life. Our work would not be possible without your support, and so we thank you again for your thoughtful donation.


With gratitude,

Mike Levin

USO Metropolitan New York

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Dear Ms. Torres,


Thank you for your generous support of the USO of Metropolitan New York, Inc. (USO). Your in-kind gifts allow the USO to continue to provide best-in-class programs to our nation's service members and their families.

Your contributions are supporting the USO's 75-year-old legacy of strengthening America's military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, thoughtout their service to the nation.

Thank you again for your dedication to our men and women in uniform.


With my warm and heartfelt gratitude,

Cathy de Silva

Chief Development Officer

Caregiver Volunteers of Central Jersey

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I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for your support of last June's 'New Jersey Ride for Alzheimer's' charity event. This was the tenth year of this event, which I started after losing my mother to Alzheimer's, and I am certain it would not have been as successful if not for the compassionate support you and Doherty continue to give us. Please accept my most sincere thanks.



Family Intervention Services, Inc.

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Dear Applebee's:


Thank you for supporting Family Intervention Services' 5th Annual Golf Outing. We were thrilled to celebrate this momentous occasion with you.

On behalf of all of the families we serve, we appreciate your kind efforts. We are thankful every day and feel fortunate to have friends in the community who are helping us to promote family success.



Jeanne M. Warnock, LCSW

Teen Challenge New England & New Jersey

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Dear Friends,


Thank you for your participation in our recent Teen Challenge New Jersey fundraiser. Your donation, as well as the proceeds for this event, helps support the life-changing program that gives a second chance in life to so many needy persons. We are indeed grateful for your concern and for your generosity.

Thank you again on behalf of everyone at Teen Challenge New Jersey.


All for Jesus,

Pasco A. Manzo

President, TCNE & NJ

John Taglienti Memorial Golf Outing

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Dear Doherty Corporation (Panera & Applebee's),


Thank you so much for your generous donation of our 1st Annual John Taglienti Memorial Golf Outing & Chinese Auction Dinner event which took place on July 16th, 2018 and raised money for scholarships for the Long Island Seniors graduating high school in 2019.

We appreciate your support to the local community here on Long Island and look forward to working with you again next year.


Thank you,

Jenna Taglienti

Administrator for the John Taglienti Memorial Fund


Children's Tumor Foundation

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To the awesome people of Applebee's,


Thank you so much for being so generous & helping us ith our NJ Walk! We greatly appreciate all you have done :)


The NJ NF Team

Knights of Columbus

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Dear Friend of the Presentation Church Golf Outing,


On behalf of the Church of the Presentation and the Knights of Columbus, please accept our sincere thanks for your generous support of our 19th Annual Golf Outing held on Monday, June 11th, 2018 at the White Beeches Golf and Country Club.

Once again, thank-you for your generosity and support.




Visions and Pathways

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Dear Ms. Bono,

On behalf of the youth served by Visions and Pathways, thank you for your support of the Fourth Anuual Spark! Gala.

We really appreciate your generosity and support in improving the futures of many of New Jersey's at-risk kids.



David Walker

CEO/Executive Director

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Monmouth & Middlesex Counties

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Dear Jennifer,


Imagine a world where every child believed they could succeed. Your generous donation brings that idea closer to reality.

We know there are many impactful organizations requesting your support and we are so grateful you chose to invest in a child's future... a child that lives in your own community. Thank you!



Marybeth Bull

Director of Development

Greenbriar Oceanaire Women's Golf Association

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On behalf of the Greenbriar Oceanaire Women's Golf Association, we would like to thank you for your generous donation for Providence House Golf Outing that took place on June 14th.

It is because of your generosity that we were able to surpass our goal for this very worthy cause.


With sincere gratitude,

Robin Craig, Chairperson

United States Province

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We have recieved your donation from the fundraiser we held at your Bay Shore store on Thursday, June 7th.

This fundraiser was very easy for us due to the cooperation and support of your staff.

We thank you for having given us this opportunity.


Gratefully yours,

Rosalie Mullane

Dwyer Panthers

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Dear Doherty Community Outreach Team:


Thank you so very much for supporting our Dwyer student athletes! Your generous donation for our online silent auction was greatly appreciated. As a result of your kindness and genuine concern for the youth of our local community, kids will have opportunities that they otherwise may not have.

On behalf of all of our athletes, their families, and the teachers and coaches who work with them to make their lives better, thank you, wholeheartedly.


Very truly yours,

Karen J. Weissler/Panther Mom

Ocean of Love for Children With Cancer

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Dear Friends at Doherty Enterprises,


On behalf of the children and families of Ocean of Love, I would like to thank you for your kind donation for our Annual Gift Auction being held on September 27, 2018. As you know, the funds raised from this event will help us to continue to provide counseling, support groups, food, household assistance, travel expenses for treatment and much more.

It is through your kindness and generosity that we are able to support the children and their families as they fight their daily battle against childhood cancer. Thank you for your continued support and always being a part of the Ocean of Love team!



Theresa Segui


Mahwah Public Library

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Dear Sir/Madam:


I would like to thank your corporation for your generous donation. Your donation exceeded all of my hopes, and I am extremely grateful that your corporation was willing to support such an important cause.

Again, I truly appreciate your time, assistance, and generosity.



Denise A. Jukniewicz

Teen Librarian

The Arc of Somerset County

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Dear Mr. Doherty,


Thank you for your sponsorship to support The Arc of Somerset County's 2018 Step Up For The Arc Walk & 5K Run on June 2, 2018.

On behalf of the many children, adults and families who will benefit from your kindness, we thank you for your commitment to those who live with intellectual and developmental disabilities.


With appreciation,

Lisa Marie Arieno

Director of Foundation Development & Public Relations

Eastern Suffolk Boces

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To Whom It May Concern:


On behalf of the Eastern Suffolk BOCES Autism Speaks Committee, we would like to thank you for partnering with us on our Talent Show & Fundraiser on June 4, 2018. Our Silent Auction and raffles were a huge success thanks to the generous donation from your business.

Again, on behalf of our Eastern Suffolk BOCES Autism Speaks Committee, we thank you.



Peggie Staib, Ed. D.

Associate Superintendent

The Valerie Fund

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The 2018 Walk and 5K Run raised more than $1,000,000! The event's success was due to the commitment of many vendors, sponsors, and grassroots efforts of 200 Captains and their teams. Thanks to your generous in kind donation, we were able to produce a fundraiser that surpassed our goal and was enjoyed by so many.

We thank you for helping to ensure our patients' well-being, their successes in school and in life, and their ability to enjoy the same coming of age pleasures like prom night.



Bunny Flanders, Director of Marketing and Communications

City of Clifton Recreation Department

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Dear Christie,


On behalf of the Clifton Recreation Department, we would like to thank you for donating for our Volunteer Recognition Social which was held on May 21, 2018. The event was very successful and over 100 volunteers were in attendance. Your support helped to make this a memorable event for the Clifton Recreation Department and more importantly, the volunteers of our city. Your generosity is greatly appreciated. We look forward to working with you in the future.



Debbie J. Oliver

Recreation Supervisor