Turning Point held its Benefit Gala on October 4 at the elegant Crystal
Plaza in Livingston, NJ. The event was a tremendous success raising nearly $130,000.
Over 200 guests enjoyed a buffet dinner, live music and had the opportunity
to hear how Turning Point is changing lives. Guests listened to famed
boxer, Micky Ward and Dicky Eklund, the brothers who inspired the Academy
Award winning film “The Fighter”, on the impact of drugs on
Our Alumni speaker, Drew, spoke about the effects of drugs and alcohol
on his family, stating “Without Turning Point, I assure you, there
is no me. Turning Point did nothing less than save my life.”
“Turning Point’s annual Gala is always an exciting time. Our
guests hear, personally, how their generous support of our mission is
changing lives,” said Dr. Manuel Guantez, Chief Executive Officer.
View a full list of our generous supporters
Steve Della Valle, Dr. Guantez, Micky Ward and Dicky Eklund.
Board Member Lena Corbo.
Gala Guests listen to Roberta Braneck, Director of Residential Services.
Laurence Schiffenhaus, Dr. Paul O’Connor, Betty Schiffenhaus and
Susan Turner and Bridget Rose.
Dr. Focazio and Dr. Guantez.
Bonnie Carroll and Dr. Guantez.
Frank Berlingeri and Kim Titmas, Director of Nursing.