Press and Media Contact:

Matt Haviland, Fund Development Associate

The Arc of Atlantic County                 

Phone:   609-926-0800, Ext. 149

Fax:   609-926-9554


Carmen G. Bannon, II and Joseph F. Silipena, Jr. To Be Honored February 24 th .

Somers 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.  


Freeholder 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.

What:   Tribute Banquet Honoring Carmen Bannon and Freeholder Chairperson Joseph Silipena for their service to the community.

When:   Thursday, February 24 th , 6 PM 9 PM

Where:   The Renault Winery Tuscany House, Egg Harbor City, NJ.

Cost:   $100 per person


Media Opportunities:

6:00 PM-6:30 PM

Interviews with the honorees and Arc of Atlantic County CEO Deborah Davies.

8:00 PM

A tribute presentation to Carmen Bannon and Joseph Silipena.


For More Information:

Call 609-926-0800


For further information contact Rich Sauer
The Arc of Atlantic County
101 Shore Road, Somers Point, N.J. 08244
609 926 0800 or send email to Rich at

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