Art Show And Food Tasting To Benefit Mental Health Association

October 13, 2011
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Lou Storey is one of dozens of area artists who donated works for the Sponsors Art Show to benefit the Mental Health Association.

An art show and food and wine tasting to benefit the Mental Health Association will take place at Garmany clothing store, 121 Broad St., Red Bank on Thursday evening Oct. 27.

The Sponsors Art Show and Taste of Red Bank fundraiser begins at 5 p.m. with an opportunity to preview the art, while enjoying music by the Andreach-Chrepta Jazz Duo and tasting and judging signature appetizers and drinks from participating restaurants and shops from Red Bank.  Representing Red Bank are Buona Sera, Cupcake Magician, Danny’s Grill and Wine Bar, Gaetano’s, Juanitos, The Melting Pot, Readies Fine Foods, Taste, and Via 45.

Starting at 7:30 p.m. Sponsor ticket holders’ names will be randomly drawn to select one of over 100 donated objet d’art, including framed original paintings, photographs, and sculptures.

Area artists that donated items include: Kevin John Allen, Lauren Andreach, Donna Zimmerman Arvelo, Marylyn M. Baldi, Laurel Tracey Bissonette, Heather Brown, Laura Brunetti, Luba Caruso, Nicole Cavaluzzi, Patricia Corboy, Catherine Darpa, Susan Davis, Laurie Dellaccio, Tresse DeLorenzo, Abbi Finch, Jude Harzer, Sharon Hathaway of Beacon Gallery, Nanci Hersh, Bonnie Kamhi, S. Lee of OPI Gallery, Jacques London, Grace Modla, Leonia Mroczkowski, Cathy Myers, Patty Nebbeling, Jay Petersen, Howard M. Polenberg, Kathy Polenberg, Wanda Ramos, Leigh Sorensen, Yelena Snovsky, Norma Tolliver of Main Avenue Galleria Ocean Grove, Penny Ticehurst, Concetta Volpe, Sean Vrie, Donna Vorbach, Stephen Weston, Ann Winograd, Carla Zambelli.

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Sponsor Tickets are $250 and include an original piece of art and two tasting tickets. Tasting Tickets are also available for $25 each. For tickets and information call (732) 542-6422, ext.  108, or order online at

Proceeds from the event willbenefit the programs of the Mental Health Association of Monmouth County which for over 60 years has identified gaps and made improvements to the mental health system of care for adult, youth, and their families.  Its mission is to promote mental health and wellness and to advocate for quality treatment on behalf of the one in four individuals affected by mental illness at some point in their lifetime.

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