ASBURY PARK, NJ - Monmouth County Law Enforcement in conjunction with New Jersey business owners and musicians to celebrate the life and service of Trooper Marc Castellano.

On Sunday, August 1, 2010, at the Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel in Asbury Park, New Jersey, Monmouth County Law Enforcement, in cooperation with the Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel and Dauphin Grille are proud to present a celebration of Life and Service for New Jersey State Trooper Marc Castellano.  This event will take place from 1pm to 6pm, rain or shine.

Trooper Castellano made the ultimate sacrifice as he was tragically

taken on June 6, 2010.   Proceeds from this event will benefit the

"Trooper Castellano Children's Fund" being administered through TD Bank and the New Jersey State Troopers Fraternal Association (STFA).  A donation of $25.00 per person will be accepted at the door only.  Ocean Avenue between Sunset and Sixth Avenues will be closed for this all day block event.

This event will bring together friends, family, businesses from the Asbury Park area and local musicians who have donated their time and energy to raise funds for the Trooper Castellano Children's Fund.

Participants for this event will include:

New Jersey State Police Pipes and Drums

Monmouth County Pipes and Drums

Monmouth County Sheriff's Department

Felipe Rose - Former Original Member of the Village People


Asbury Park Police Department Honor Guard Soloist and Asbury Park Police Officer Tyron McAlister Kenny Hoff and the whatnots


Carl Chesna Band (

Nicholas Rocco

Project P.A.C.K.M.A.N. ( Virago ( VDJ Cowboy Cliff - Cliff Roberts Verity in Stereo ( Josh Zuckerman Band (

and many many more...


This event will also feature silent and chance auctions and door prizes. Any area business wishing to donate items for this event is encouraged to contact Tracie Strack at 732/778-1063.


The Berkeley Oceanfront Hotel has graciously provided, on a limited availability, a block of rooms at a discounted rate for those interested in attending this event.  For hotel reservations, please contact the hotel at 732/776-6700 and mention special code AP-TPR 6397.  Special rates apply for July 31, 2010 and August 1, 2010.

The Dauphin Grille at the Berkeley will offer drink and food specials throughout the event at discounted prices.

Those unable to attend and wishing to make a monetary contribution can mail their tax deductible contribution to the Trooper Castellano's Child Fund C/O STFA - Asbury Park, 2634 Highway 70, Manasquan, New Jersey 08736.