Former ‘Daily Show’ host will emcee Lunch Break gala

RED BANK – Former “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart will emcee Lunch Break’s annual Fall Gala on Oct. 16 at Stillwell Stables, Colts Neck.

This year’s honorees include such philanthropic community leaders as Carol Stillwell, president and CEO of Stillwell-Hansen Inc., Norma Todd Service Award; Lunch Break Board President John Klein and his wife, Robin, Heart to Hand Award; and Guttenplan’s Frozen Dough, A Child’s Place School, Lincroft, and Abe and Linda Littenberg, Corporate Platinum Partner Award, according to a press release.

“We are looking forward to this year’s gala with great excitement,” said Executive Director Gwendolyn Love. “We are thrilled to have Jon Stewart as our host and grateful to Carol Stillwell for providing the gorgeous fall backdrop of Stillwell Stables. I couldn’t be more proud of our honorees, who exemplify Lunch Break’s mission in their lives and work every day.”

The evening, which takes place from 6-11 p.m., will feature dinner, dancing, raffles and auctions. Tickets are $350 per person. Proceeds will benefit Lunch Break’s mission of providing food, clothing, fellowship and life skills to individuals struggling with financial burdens in Monmouth County and beyond, according to the press release.

For further Information, contact Jill Govel-Gwydir at 732-747-8577, ext. 3107, or

Lunch Break accepts donations online at or at its headquarters, 121 Drs. James Parker Blvd., Red Bank.