Congressman Lance to Honor Youth for Goal-Setting, Community Service

MEDIA ADVISORY
Contact: Derek Doyle | doyle@congressionalaward.org
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What
The Congressional Award New Jersey Statewide Ceremony presented by Celgene will recognize Congressional Award Bronze, Silver, and Gold Medalists across the state for their achievements in voluntary public service, personal development, physical fitness, and expedition/exploration.

Where
Celgene Corporation
Jackie Fouse Conference Center (Building J)
86 Morris Avenue
Summit, NJ 07901

When
Saturday, September 8, 2018
2:00 p.m. EDT

Who
Approximately 120 attendees, including elected officials, youth Congressional Award recipients and their families, corporate and community leaders, and local partners.

Celgene, a global biopharmaceutical company committed to improving the lives of patients worldwide by delivering innovative and life-changing treatments, will serve as the Title Sponsor.

U.S. Representative Leonard Lance (NJ-07) will present the awards on behalf of Congress.

News 12 New Jersey political reporter, Katie Kyros, will serve as the master of ceremonies.

Media Information
Download a list of this year’s 92 medalists (including hometowns).
Members of the press are encouraged to attend. RSVP to media contact by September 6th.


The Congressional Award is the U.S. Congress’ only charity and the highest honor bestowed upon a young person through the Senate and House. Established by Congress as a public-private partnership in 1979 under Public Law 96-114, the program recognizes initiative, service, and achievement in youth ages 13 ½ – 23.

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