LIVINGSTON, NJ — More than 60 friends, family members and local dignitaries recently celebrated the retirement of Livingston Committee of Diversity & Inclusion (LCDI) co-chair Keith Hines during a special ceremony held at Nero’s Grille in Livingston.

LCDI member Mike Ramer served as master of ceremonies for the event, which honored Hines for his 22 years of community service.

“It was a wonderful and fun afternoon honoring Keith,” said Ramer. “He is a special man who has given his heart and service to our community for so many years. Friends and family showed how much they love and respect him.”

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Among the notable attendees were council members Al Anthony and Michael Vieira, former mayor Arlene Johnson and Essex County Freeholder Pat Sebold. The program featured live music, heartfelt toasts by LCDI Chairman Billy Fine and several other guests.

Some highlights of the evening included Hines playing violin and a trivia contest about Hines and his life accomplishments. CLICK HERE to read more about Hines and the impact he has had on the Livingston community.