PhillyMan and JerseyMan Magazine 3rd Annual Unmasking the Legacy

PhillyMan and JerseyMan Magazine 3rd Annual Unmasking the Legacy took place at Ben Franklin Hotel last week


Ken Dunek at podium with his family down front: wife Terri daughters Jamie, Taylor and Ashley

Dunek also published the JerseyMan/PhillyMan magazine, where his family, daughters Ashley, Taylor and Jamie, and wife Terri also help out on the publication – it’s a real family affair.  On Thursday, November 2, 2017, JerseyMan and PhillyMan Magazine hosted their 3rd annual Unmasking the Legacy Gala to celebrate its man and woman of the year honorees at Ballroom at the Ben. The masquerade-themed celebration celebrates 10 men and women who have had profound impacts on their community. A portion of each ticket sold benefits the charity or non-profit chosen by the two honorees with the most ticket sales, and who are acknowledge with a special recognition.

William and Stephanie Randall

Finley Catering

Ken Dunek and Meisha Johnson – who was Emcee of the gala

Jewelz Entertainment is always creative

Taylor Campitelli and Rob Mazzno
You could buy your mask for $5 and I’m glad a lot of folks did, makes for a fun party

Pamela Collins, Kathy Cavaugh, Rosemarie Beauchemin, Roxane Dehart, Pamela Downs, and Teresa Sydorko


Joe LaRose, Barry van Doren and Taylor Dunek                                                    Linda Flanagan created masks for her friends and family who attended the event.                                                                                                                                  Here she’s with her BFF from Scottsdale AZ, Regina Roth.
Alyssa Vargas tries on a mask
Olivia Wisenau, Tom Piscitelli, Chris Truchel and Amy Duffield

Christina Mattison and Rhonda Jordan



   Sheila Hess supporting The Children’s Charity was honored
Honorees include, Mary Ann Broccolini for Kawempe Home Care, Bill Brandt supporting Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of New Jersey, Peter Cordua for Joseph Lacroce Foundation, Len Dolce for SpArc Philadelphia, Dennis Flanagan for Virtua Foundation, Brandon Kamin for the Jewish Relief Agency, Yasmine Mustafa for Coded by: Kids, and Emily Tepe supporting Musicians on Call.

Meisha Johnson, CBSPhilly

The big winners of the night: Bill Brandt supporting Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of New Jersey, and Peter Cordua for Joseph Lacroce Foundation,

Sheila Hess, Michelle Leonard and Thanuja Hamilton MD

I picked Linda Flannagan (r) as best mask, here she is with her daughter Erinn, who is a pretty good mask maker herself.
The Best Mask prize is a overnight suite at the Tropicana AC, complimentary dinner at the Tropicana (up to $200) and a signed bottle of Dick Vermeil wine.