The Community Chest, a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization serving Englewood, Englewood Cliffs and Tenafly, will hold its 2017 Annual Spring Gala on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at 6:30 pm at the Knickerbocker Country Club, 188 Knickerbocker Road, Tenafly, New Jersey.

Neighbors Helping Neighbors

With the motto "Neighbors Helping Neighbors", The Chest's mission is to lead initiatives and support nonprofits that make communities stronger and benefit the people of eastern Bergen County in New Jersey. The event's net proceeds will go to meet the pressing issues of people in need in these communities.

Co-Anchor of Eyewitness News Lori Stokes is Master of Ceremonies

Master of Ceremonies Lori Stokes, Co-Anchor of Eye Witness News ABC TV, will officiate at the annual fundraising gala. The event will feature silent and live auctions with noted auctioneer Nick Dawes from Antiques Road Show and VP of Collections at NY Heritage Auctions as well as a performance by the Young People's Chorus @ Thurnauer. 

The cost per ticket is $175 per patron, $250 for a benefactor, and $1,500 for a table of 10. Cocktails and a buffet dinner will be served. To purchase tickets, visit, or send a check payable to The Community Chest, 122 South Van Brunt Street, Englewood, New Jersey 07631.

Young People's Chorus @ Thurnauer

The Young People's Chorus @ Thurnauer will perform a program of inspirational songs.

Live Auction and Raffle

A range of products will be available to bid upon in the live auction with noted auctioneer Nick Dawes from Antiques Road Show. Among the items available to bid upon are a Saturday night tennis party, tickets to Hamilton and dinner at Lattanzi Restaurant in New York City, a children's cooking birthday party at LeGourmet Factory, a golf foursome at Knickerbocker Copuntry Club, and a 2012 vintage Pappy Van Winkle's Bourbon. The raffle will offer an assortment of large, elaborate gift baskets with various items.

Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information, visit, or call 201-568-7474.

The Community Chest Supports Local Nonprofits

For over 80 years, T