The Father Center of New Jersey hosts Father Family Fun Day and the 19th Annual Platinum Dads Awards

As Father's Day approaches, the Father Center of New Jersey is pleased to announce its annual celebration of extraordinary dads at Father Family Fun Day on Saturday, June 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. This event will be held at We Make (109 Route 31 North, Pennington) and promises a day of family-friendly activities including games, group dancing, a bounce house, refreshments and, most importantly, inspiration.

The highlight of the day will be the Father Center of New Jersey's 2024 Platinum Fathers' Honors. These outstanding individuals are all exemplary men and role models both at home and in their communities.

Mercer County Executive Dan Benson expressed his gratitude for being named one of this year's Platinum Dads, saying, “I am so honored to be selected as a Platinum Dad. I want to thank the Father Center for this recognition and for all the incredible work they do to support fathers throughout Mercer County. Being a father is one of the greatest joys imaginable, and as County Executive, I am always looking for ways to help parents succeed here in Mercer.”

Joining Dan Benson are Reggie Coleman, President and CEO of the Boys & Girls Club of Mercer County; Cory Delgado, Director of School Counseling and Student Health for the Montgomery Township School District; Kareem Edwards, General Manager of the Comfort Inn & Suites Newark Liberty International Airport; and Steven Anthony King of Cliffside Park, author of the #1 Amazon bestseller It's really nice to see you; Jim Patnick of Pennington; Anthony Russ Jr. of Lawrenceville; Donta Sanders Sr. of Trenton, senior HVAC technician for Chamberlain University in North Brunswick; and George Sowa, CEO of Greater Trenton. Samuel Fulwood of Trenton is this year's recipient of the Robert E. Alston Legacy of Fatherhood Award.

Bryan Evans, CEO of the Father Center of New Jersey, invites the public, saying, “I encourage you to join us on June 1st for our Father Family Fun Day and get to know these inspiring men.”
Tickets are $10, $5 for children ages 6-17, and free for children under 5. For tickets, visit

Sponsorship available! To learn more, please contact Bryan Evans at (609) 695-3663.

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