May 31, 2014 at 5:00 AM
EDISON, NJ -- Middlesex County Young Republicans will be hosting their inaugural Lincoln Reagan Awards Day Reception on Thursday, June 19 at 8 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza in Edison. Assemblyman Jay Webber (R-Morris) recipient of the Gipper of Excellence award, and Councilman Rob Bengivenga (R-South Plainfield) recipient of the Next Gen award, will be the evening’s honorees.
"It is a genuine privilege to be a part of the Middlesex YR's inaugural Lincoln-Reagan Day event. I am humbled to accept the Middlesex YR's invitation to be honored, and look forward to an extraordinary evening with friends celebrating the principles that make our GOP great," said Assemblyman Jay Webber.
The cocktail reception and awards ceremony will be in recognition of the accomplishments of young Republican political activists, volunteers, and leaders in Middlesex County and across the state.
“This is truly an exceptional opportunity to celebrate the best and brightest young activists in the Republican party,” said Rob Bengivenga, one of the evening’s honorees. Recognition of Honor Recipients, marked by their steadfast commitment to and dedicated service on behalf of Republican principles, will be Trailblazer Award recipient Brian Hackett of Monroe Township, Doer Award recipient Antonia Kulberda of South Brunswick, and
Top Hat Volunteer Award recipient David Rice of Old Bridge.
Middlesex County Young Republicans has selected exceptional volunteers from across New Jersey to receive the Young Republican Grass Roots Volunteer Recognition Honor: Jacqueline Cheng, Marlboro Township; Victor Gatica, Piscataway; Tonia Kulberda , South Brunswick, Charles Measley, Asbury Park; Damon Montesano, Piscataway; Mike Rizzi, North Brunswick; and Michael Ward, Lawrenceville.
Middlesex County Young Republicans is a grassroots organization of Republican activists ages 18-40 in Middlesex County who are dedicated to elping Republican candidates win. It is proud to be the home of excellent volunteers who inspire the future of the Republican Party in the spirit of Abraham Lincoln and Ronald Reagan.