The Arc of Essex County Celebrates 75 Years with “A Million Dreams” Gala on June 15

In celebration of The Arc of Essex County’s 75th anniversary, the agency is holding “A Million Dreams” gala on Thursday, June 15, 2023 at The Grove in Cedar Grove, NJ. This milestone event will feature cirque entertainment, fine dining, open bar, live music, and celebration.

The Arc of Essex County will recognize the following honorees during the gala:

  • Legacy of Philanthropy: PSEG
  • Legacy of Leadership: Board Presidents, The Arc of Essex County
  • Legacy of Advocacy: Tom Baffuto, The Arc of New Jersey Executive Director

Tickets to the event cost $225 per person, or $400 per couple, with a RSVP deadline of June 1. There are also opportunities to mark the occasion with generous support through sponsorships, a silent auction, a 50/50 raffle (tickets are $10 each; the winning ticket will be pulled at the gala, but the winner need not be present), and through ads in the souvenir event program. The virtual auction is open and prizes are added weekly; bids can be made anytime. Virtual auction prize winners and the 50/50 winner do not need to be present to win.

To learn more about the event or to buy tickets, visit