A Special Evening!

It is with great pride that the Monmouth-Ocean Development Council (MODC) will celebrate its 59th Annual Silver Gull Awards Dinner on Thursday, May 02, 2024, 5:30 p.m. at Eagle Oaks Golf & Country Club, Farmingdale.

We invite you to join this special evening which recognizes business and community leaders in the bi-county area

Emerging Changemaker:

Bart Henderson

Henderson Promotions, LLC.

Bob McLane

General Manager, Jersey Shore BlueClaws


Susan Tellone

Clinical Director, The Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide

Duvi Honig

CEO and Founder, Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce

Community Service Award:

Marta Quinn

Director of Development, HABcore

Tourism Achievement Award:

Jersey Shore Partnership

Economic Development Award:

Mayor Tony Perry

Middletown Township

Commissioner Frank Sadeghi, P.E., C.M.E.

Principal, Morgan Engineering

Ocean County Commissioner

Non-Profit of the Year:

Preferred Behavioral Health Group

President’s Award

Thomas J. Gilmour

Founding Trustee of Asbury Park Music Foundation

MODC Board Member


Senator Bob Singer


Stacey Kavanagh

For over fifty years, MODC has presented its prestigious Silver Gull Award to deserving recipients around the region who have made a difference in the way we do business at the Jersey Shore. Under the direction of committee chair, Senator Robert Singer, this preeminent affair, attended by over 300 business and community leaders, has become recognized as the pinnacle of awards, recognizing individual and corporate accomplishments in the area of economic development, community service, and tourism.