ATLANTIC CITY — The Metropolitan Business & Citizens Association (MBCA) honored Atlantic County Executive Dennis Levinson during its 23rd annual Installation/Awards Gala on Thursday evening, Oct. 17, at Trump Taj Mahal. The Gala is the MBCA’s major business/social event of the year.
John Schultz, president and CEO of the MBCA, and master of ceremonies Lloyd Levenson presented the 2013 MBCA Community Spirit Award to Levinson for his charitable and civic commitments in the region. Levinson, the Atlantic County administrator for the past 13 years, was recently named the New Jersey County Executive of the Year by the New Jersey Conference of Mayors.
The MBCA is made up of about 600 businesses, 80 nonprofit organizations, and 50 residents. Proceeds from the Gala benefit MBCA programs and services, as well as supporting charitable and civic endeavors. To date, MBCA has donated more than $280,000 to numerous charities throughout the Atlantic City Region.