MONTCLAIR, N.J., Sept. 10, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On Sunday, September 27, the Trump National Golf Club and HudsonMOD will host the 2nd Annual Concours d'Elegance at the club's renowned location in Bedminster, N.J. This year, the Concours d'Elegance encompasses two events: the Luxury Lifestyle daytime event from 1-5 p.m. and a VIP evening gala hosted by Eric Trump and Geraldo Rivera from 6-10 p.m.Proceeds will benefit The Eric Trump Foundation in support of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Countless exotic and collectible car owners are expected to register for the French-judged concours; various trophies will be awarded in five selected categories. Guests and auto registrants of the daytime event will also have the opportunity to win an Audi R8 (a $115,900 value) or a Maserati for the weekend, as well as experience live entertainment by Tramps Like Us – the #1 Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band, premium catering and open bar with specialty cocktails, and silent auction of items such as rare sports memorabilia and luxury travel experiences.
Eric Trump will serve as the evening's VIP Gala host and Geraldo Rivera, renowned TV personality and journalist, will serve as the Master of Ceremonies. Hosted in the elegant Trump National Ballroom, the evening will include a premium cocktail hour with an open bar and hors d'oeuvres, a four-course dinner with food prepared by the Trump National chef, and VIP and celebrity guest appearances.
"We started The Eric Trump Foundation with one goal in mind and that was to raise a tremendous amount of money for kids who are suffering the worst terminal illnesses," says Eric Trump, Founder of The Eric Trump Foundation. "Donating and pledging nearly $28 million to St. Jude, we've grown into one of the largest private charities in the country. We chose St. Jude because they're truly the best at what they do. They have the best doctors, the best researchers and the best state-of-the-art-resources, including the only proton radiation therapy (PRT) center dedicated solely to children. Best of all, St. Jude freely shares their groundbreaking cancer research with other doctors and scientists worldwide. We are extremely humbled by HudsonMOD's recent pledge of $1 million to The Eric Trump Foundation. We could not be happier with their level of dedication and sincere support of our mission. Because of events like this, no family will ever receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food."
"It's been extremely rewarding to see such a tremendous amount of support from local and national luxury brands throughout New York and New Jersey in honor of this special cause," says Shannon Steitz, President of HudsonMOD. "This coveted event will exceed all expectations, resulting in substantial proceeds for The Eric Trump Foundation in support of the children of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital."
Sponsors of the Concours d'Elegance events include presenting sponsor Audi of Bridgewater, Arizona Beverages, Baron Tequila, Budd Larner, Fastlane Photography, Lamborghini Paramus, Maserati of Morris County, Palermo's Bakery, Papa's Pilar Rum, Saks Fifth Avenue, Shedlock Car Care, Yanina & Co., Yuengling's Ice Cream and ZYR Vodka.
For ticket pricing and registration, please visit www.eventbrite.com and search "HudsonMOD."
About The Eric Trump Foundation (ETF): Founded in 2006, The Eric Trump Foundation (ETF) is dedicated to raising money for children battling life-threatening diseases at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. To date, the Foundation has donated and pledged nearly $28 million to St. Jude and has grown into one of the largest private charities in the country. Through direct personal involvement and financial assistance, we strive to advance the medical and emotional needs of terminally ill children and demand that our monetary donations are transformed into real results at St. Jude. By using only Trump-owned and -operated facilities, full-time volunteers, donated food/beverage products and pro-bono celebrity performers, The Eric Trump Foundation maintains one of the lowest expense ratios of any charity in the world.
About HudsonMOD: HudsonMOD is the premier, luxury lifestyle brand that offers seamlessly integrated, custom marketing strategies and direct access to high-net-worth individuals across the New York metropolitan area. Through the alluring pages of HudsonMOD magazine, online access, social networks and exclusive events, HudsonMOD has earned the reputation as the voice of modern luxury and the sought-after source for achieving a "Life Well Lived." In addition to the magazine and website, MOD Media provides a full complement of ancillary content, marketing and branding solutions to a myriad of upscale and luxury lifestyle clients, as well as event planning and partnerships.
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CONTACT: Shannon Steitz, President, HudsonMOD email@example.com 201.207.4816Source:MODMedia, LLC