Point, NJ – February 10, 2005 – The Arc of Atlantic
County will honor Carmen G. Bannon, II and Joseph F. Silipena,
Jr. for their exemplary service to the community at a banquet
on February 24 th at the Renault Winery Tuscany House in
Egg Harbor City.
Silipena has been an Atlantic County Freeholder since 1993,
and is currently the Chairperson of the Freeholders.
Freeholder Silipena has enjoyed a distinguished career in
public service. He serves with a passion for solving
problems and compassion for all people.
Carmen Bannon was
a caring coach and advocate for people with disabilities
as a volunteer with The Arc. He later became an Arc
board member and has remained a champion for people with
disabilities in our community. Carmen currently serves
as South Sectional Director for Special Olympics New Jersey.
The Tribute Banquet begins at 6 PM and ends at 9 PM.
Tickets are available by calling The Arc of Atlantic County
at (609) 926-0800.
Tribute Banquet Honoring Carmen Bannon
and Freeholder Chairperson Joseph Silipena for their service
to the community.
Thursday, February 24 th , 6 PM – 9 PM
The Renault Winery Tuscany House, Egg Harbor City,
$100 per person
6:00 PM-6:30 PM
Interviews with the
honorees and Arc of Atlantic County CEO Deborah Davies.
A tribute presentation
to Carmen Bannon and Joseph Silipena.