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2010 IDC Awards Ceremony

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IDC Awards Ceremony was held on June 6th at the Hannover Marriot Hotel, Whippanyy. There were close to 200 people who attended to celebrate diversity, The IDC honored people and institutions that have made New Jersey a gathering of faiths and cultures. The awards were handed out to those who have shown a commitment to multiculturalism and understanding in their lives and in their commitment to community service. Everyone enjoyed a great Turkish dinner and some great conversations, it was a unforgettable night.


IDC Special Recognition Award
Governor Thomas H. Kean

Diversity Appreciation Award
Hon. Rush Holt
Congressman, 12th Congressional District

Community Service Award
Theodore J. Romankow
Prosecutor, Union County

Peace and Understanding Award
Rev. Robert C. Morris
Executive Director, Interweave

Education Award
Rochelle Hendricks
Assistant Commissioner, Department of Education

Business Award
Joan Verplanck
President, New Jersey Chamber of Commerce

Media Award
Ebru TV

Master of Ceremonies
Jim Hooker, Senior Anchor, NJN News

Pictures and a video from the event are below:


Governor Tom Kean





IDC Video