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Comedy And Musical Afternoon Of Entertainmen Fundraiser

Press Release National Federation of the Blind of New Jersey


February13, 2020


Joseph Ruffalo, President
National Federation of the Blind of New Jersey (NFBNJ)
(973) 743-0075

The National Federation of the Blind of New Jersey is hosting an afternoon of comedy and musical entertainment at the Knights of Columbus, 94 Bridge Street, Belleville on Saturday, October 3rd from 1:00 to 5:00 pm.

The fund raiser will feature the comedy of Robert Ruffalo of Verona,Hayden Dahmm of New York, musical entertainment from NFBNJ members, Richard Fox of Bloomfield on keyboard; Jane Ruffalo Degenshein of West Orange on flute and Joe Baccan, of Mahwah, and Joanna Benthall of Jersey City vocalist.

The event also includes a luncheon, desserts, soda, cash bar, a tricky tray, auction, and raffle. Tickets are $35 which includes a $5 tricky tray card and can be purchased by check made payable to NFBNJ and mail to 254 Spruce Street, Bloomfield, NJ 07003. In the memo, please write NFBNJ Joe/Rose Fund. If making payment via PayPal, Online registration will open February 13 at

You can also reserve a table. Proceeds will benefit theNFBNJ organizations educational, outreach and scholarship programs honoring long time residents of Bloomfield and supporters of the NFBNJ in memoriam The Rose and Joe Ruffalo Scholarship Fund. If you are unable to attend, please consider making a donation. All contributions are most appreciated. For additional information, call NFBNJ President, Joe Ruffalo at 973 743 0075.

About the National Federation of the Blind of New Jersey:

The National Federation of the Blind is the largest and oldest organization of and for the blind in the United States. The NFBNJ was established in 1976 and has seven chapters and five divisions. Chapters conduct monthly meetings to educate, motivate and inspire by providing information to raise expectations to live the life we want! Also visit the NFBNJ website:

The National Federation of the Blind knows that blindness is not the characteristic that defines you or your future. Every day we raise the expectations of blind people because low expectations create obstacles between blind people and our dreams. You can live the life you want; blindness does not hold us back. Together with love, hope and determination, we transform dreams into reality.

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