Red Bank, N.J.– HABcore, Inc., a not-for-profit organization that provides housing for the homeless, will hold its 15th annual gala event, Showboat on the Shrewsbury, Friday, Sept. 28, 2012 at 7 p.m. at McLoone’s Rum Runner in Sea Bright.

New Jersey State Senator Jennifer Beck will be the Honorary Event Chair and Red Bank Mayor Pasquale Menna and long-time trustee Linda Schoepf will be honored for their sustained dedication to HABcore’s mission. 

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PHOTO: HABcore Board President Marilyn Pearlman, Honorary Event Chair New Jersey State Senator Jennifer Beck, with honorees Red Bank Mayor Pasquale Menna and Linda Schoepf

In keeping with the event’s 19th century Showboat theme, costumed entertainers will greet guests, professional dancers Christina Penatello and Ken Hanson, from the Fred Astaire Franchised Dance Studios, will perform on the McLoone’s stage, and music will be provided by Tim McLoone and the Shirleys.  Silent and live auctions, featuring Broadway ticket packages, a hot air balloon ride and multiple vacation homes, will take place along with a 50/50 to serve as fundraising activities at the event.

All are invited to grab their boater hats and bonnets and join in the fun! Tickets are $150 per person. Sponsorship packages are available. Reservations are required and can be made at HABcore.org or by calling (732) 544-1975.

ABOUT HABCORE, INC.

HABcore, Inc. is a not-for-profit corporation serving Monmouth and Ocean counties in New Jersey. The organization’s mission is to provide supportive housing to low income persons and those who are homeless, disabled or unable to care for themselves.

During almost 25 years, HABcore has assisted over 400 individuals, including families and veterans. The organization is currently assisting over 100 residents, providing a clean, safe home and supportive services. HABcore provides a high quality of life and works with peer agencies to help residents rebuild their lives and become more productive members of society.

For more information about HABcore please contact Jaclyn Malley at (732)544-1975 or visit www.habcore.org