Annual Summer Luncheon
at Doolan's Motor Lodge in Spring Lake, NJ
2009 Night of Stars Gala
On Friday, October 30, 2009 HFA held its 2009 Night of Stars honoring past graduates and supporters of Holy Family Academy. The recognition dinner was held at the Chandelier Restaurant in Bayonne, NJ. This year's honorees included Sr. Marji Savage, SSJ, Joan Hajduscek Rosen, Agnes Gallagher Mangelli, and the Conway family including alums Patricia Conway and Maribeth Conway Hess. Congratulations to the honorees and thank you for your contribution to Holy Family Academy.
Holy Family held out sixth annual VISIONS Gala on Saturday, October 28th at Casino-in-the-Park in Jersey City, NJ. This year's honorees are Shelia O'Connell Antczak '70, Denise Brady Acanfora '84 and Michael Acanfora, DC, and Sister Marcella Malone, SSJ.
Holy Family's annual summer luncheon was held at Doolan's in Spring Lake on
July 8, 2006. On July 10, 2006, HFA held the Sister Joan O'Donnell Memorial
Golf Invitational at Suneagles Golf Club at Fort Monmouth.
Great Expectations, Holy Family Academy's annual auction held at Mayfair
Farms on April 7, 2006 was a rousing success! Chairperson Alicia Flynn Cotter
and her committee, Fina Barberi, Anne Fitzsimmons, Trish O'Connor Hansen, Dolores
Hudacko, Barbara Kosinski, Irene Quigly Hurley, Terry McGuckin, Helen McNulty,
Helen O'Connell, Monica Limon Pease, Marie Dabrowski Pelegrini, Conchita
DiBernardo Smith, Ann Marie Mangelli Tatte and Tracey Hundley Taylor, worked
enthusiastically over the last few months to ensure a great evening. The
auction was held to benefit the scholarship and financial aid fund for the
The ticketed and silent auction prizes included theater and sports tickets;
certificates for dinners and children's parties; vacation get-aways in Aruba,
Seaside Heights, the Renault Winery and New York City; gift baskets, spa
treatments, jewelry and designer clothing, original art work, cooking classes
and many other valuable gifts. A complete list of donors and prizes can be
found on the website, www.hfa.bayonne.net.
In addition to the auctioned items, raffle tickets were sold in advance as well
as that evening for a $5000 travel voucher purchased from Four Seasons Travel.
The winner, respected businesswoman and community leader Ginger Kemp, generously
donated her prize back to Holy Family for the benefit of the scholarship and
financial aid fund. An evening of fun and laughter was highlighted by the
generosity of all our donors and the joy of the students who ultimately benefit.