SNJ Todays Ken Pustizzi Cumberland County's Distinguished Citizen of 2016

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Garden State Council, Boy Scouts of America will honor Distinguished Citizens of the Year — Ken Pustizzi of SNJ Today and Carl R. Gaskill of Fralinger Engineering — at May 3 reception.
PITTSGROVE — This year the Garden State Council, Boy Scouts of America will be honoring two outstanding citizens at the combined Distinguished Citizens of the Year Reception for Cumberland and Salem Counties.
Cumberland County Honoree Ken Pustizzi is the President and CEO of SNJ Today. Salem County Honoree Carl R. Gaskill is Senior Vice President with Fralinger Engineering of Hopewell Township.
The pair will be honored with a reception on Tuesday, May 3, 2016, at the Centerton Country Club in Pittsgrove, NJ. The program will begin at 6 p.m. with Fellowship and hors d’oeuvres followed by the program at 7:30 p.m.
The Cumberland County honoree, Ken Pustizzi is founder and CEO of SNJ Today, a traditional and new media communications company focused on delivering positive community stories and messages in innovative and engaging ways.
Ken is the successful owner and manager of radio station WSNJ 1240 AM, local Comcast cable television station channel 22, The Grapevine weekly newspaper and snjtoday.com – a content driven Web site, which delivers its weekly content through social media.
Under Ken’s leadership, SNJ Today now broadcast a weekly newscast focused on southern New Jersey to 3 million households in the Delaware Valley and is available on-demand at snjtoday.com. Supplementing the mission of SNJ Today, which Ken founded in 2014, are ClearBridge Media Consulting, a complete marketing services company, and Glasstown Productions, which provides a host of video production services. All three companies are based in Millville, New Jersey.
Ken is married and has four children and two grandchildren.
The Salem County Honoree, Carl R. Gaskill, supervises both public and private design projects as a Partner and Senior Vice President of Fralinger Engineering of Hopewell Township.
He represents numerous municipalities as municipal, planning, zoning and /or authority engineer. A lifelong resident of Cumberland and Salem counties, Carl attended Bridgeton High School. He graduated with a BS in Civil Engineering at Drexell University. Carl has been the chair or co-chair of the Good Scout and Cumberland-Salem distinguished citizen events since 2001. Carl resides in Alloway Township with his wife of 43 years, Alanna. They have two sons, Corey and Daniel, as well as two grandchildren.
The Distinguished Citizen of the Year has been a tradition honoring distinguished citizens and raising funds for Scouting. The honorees are someone who represents the ideals of Scouting in Cumberland and Salem counties.
For tickets to the reception, contact Joyce Skradzinski, development director for the Garden State Council, Boy Scouts of America. To reach her, call the BSA’s Millville office at 856-327-1700 (ext. 124). Reservations and donations can also be completed on-line at gardenstatescouting.org/cumberland-and-salem-dcar .
Tickets are a minimum pledge of $125 per person with proceeds going to support the Scouting program in Cumberland and Salem counties.
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