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2013 TD Bank Summer Concert Series Dates Are Announced

(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)June 11, 2013

(MAHWAH, NJ) –The best of rock and pop tribute bands will headline the 2013 TD Bank Summer Concert Series hosted by The Ramapo College Foundation on the college campus.  On four Thursday evenings beginning July 11, families from across the region will listen to great music on the Bandshell lawn.

“We are proud to help bring the TD Bank Summer Concert Series to Ramapo College, and this year’s lineup promises to be as entertaining as ever,” said Joanne Westphal, retail marketing manager for TD Bank. “Sponsoring these events not only supports the community, but also lets families experience our brand.”

This year’s talent features:

July 11                       Slippery When Wet—Bon Jovi Tribute

An outstanding tribute to New Jersey’s own Bon Jovi.  Both the band’s appearance and musical talents will make you think you are at a Bon Jovi concert. Fireworks will follow the concert.

July 18                       Shirley Alston Reeves – the original lead singer of the Shirelles

In a world of ever changing musical taste, this famous lead singer has created an unforgettable sound that has withstood the test of time. Accompanied by two back-up singers and a four-piece band, her act includes big hits such as Soldier Boy, Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow and more!!  Fireworks rain date.

July 25                       Jimmy & the Parrots – Jimmy Buffett Tribute

This tribute performance will take you back to that unforgettable island vacation. Grab your beach chairs, sit back and enjoy one of the most requested Buffett cover bands in the country.  Margaritaville at its best!

August 1                    Beginnings – Chicago Tribute

The ultimate tribute to the legendary group, Chicago.  With an electrifying horn section and rich vocals, you’ll feel as if you’re at an authentic Chicago concert.

Concert goers are encouraged to pack a picnic dinner, chairs and blankets and to bring their friends for a community night out.  The Mason Jar will sell food and beverages.  The concerts, held at the Bandshell on the College campus, begin at 8 p.m.  Concerts are free; parking is $5 per vehicle.  Following the first concert on July 11, Ramapo College will host a fireworks display at 9:30 p.m.  Fireworks rain date is July 18.  In case of rain, concerts will be held in Bradley Center Arena.  For more information or to request disability-related accommodations, please call 201.684.7093 or 201.684.7611.

The Ramapo College Foundation gratefully acknowledges the support of additional concert sponsors Liberty Mutual Insurance, Rockland Electric Company, Ramapo College Alumni Association and the Friends of Ramapo.

“We are pleased to once again have TD Bank sponsor the concert series,” says Cathleen Davey, executive director of the Ramapo College Foundation.  “TD Bank continues to be a valued business partner, one that recognizes the importance of involving the community.”

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About Ramapo College

Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The comprehensive college is situated among the beautiful Ramapo Mountains, is within commuting distance to New York City, was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and boasts the best on-campus housing in New Jersey per Niche.com.

Ramapo College provides its students with individualized attention, mentorship, and supports; hands-on learning; and a range of opportunities for service and leadership development. Its graduation and retention rates exceed national averages and it places approximately 1,000 students per year in internships in New York City. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice; is recognized as the state’s top college on the list of Best Disability Schools by Great Value Colleges; is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools; and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others.  

Ramapo College’s over 40,000 alumni are the confident, intellectually curious, self-aware, and humble people who are highly sought after and who make a positive impact at local, national, and global levels.  Ramapo College is distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by CollegesofDistinction.com. Every student at Ramapo is enrolled in its unique and award winning Pathways Program which equips and empowers students, across the continuum of their academic career, to secure internships, pursue graduate/professional school, and/or enter the job market. 

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Applied Mathematics, Business Administration, Contemporary Instructional Design, Computer Science, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a Doctor of Nursing Practice.

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