New Jersey Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Set for April 7, 2016 Asbury Park Convention Hall

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Oct. 19, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The New Jersey Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony for the 2015 inductees is scheduled for April 7, 2016 at the Asbury Park Convention Hall. The evening will begin with the Title Sponsor Inductee Reception at 5:30 pm followed by the Ceremony Reception at 6 pm. The Induction Ceremony will commence at 7 pm.

The 2015 inductees include:

  • ARTS & LETTERS: authors James Fenimore Cooper and Anna Quindlen
  • ENTERPRISE: Fox Studio founder William Fox, and philanthropists Lewis Katz and Bernard Marcus
  • PERFORMANCE ARTS: legendary R&B band Kool and the Gang, and comedian Jon Stewart
  • PUBLIC SERVICE: Medal of Honor recipient Jack H. Jacobs, and U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg
  • SPORTS: baseball great Derek Jeter, U.S. Women’s national soccer team captain Christie Rampone, and ESPN college basketball commentator Dick Vitale
  • UNSUNG HERO: Morgan Stanley executive Carla Harris

For more information on any NJHOF inductee, please visit our website at

About New Jersey Hall of Fame:

The New Jersey Hall of Fame (NJHOF) is a non-profit organization with two boards working collaboratively – the NJHOF Board of Commissioners and the NJHOF Foundation Board of Trustees. The NJHOF honors citizens who have made invaluable contributions to society, the State of New Jersey, and the world beyond. Since 2008, nearly 100 notable individuals and groups have been inducted into the Hall of Fame. The NJ Hall of Fame endeavors to present school children with significant and powerful role models to show that they can and should strive for excellence. Outreach through the New Jersey Hall of Fame Mobile Museum, and the NJ HOF Curriculum Guide for educators, focuses on the importance of voting, the qualities of effective leadership, and inductee research. For more information on the NJHOF, its mission and inductees, go to To view past induction ceremonies, visit the NJ Hall of Fame YouTube channel at

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