Patrick Hoey, Jack Cloherty, Mark Valente To Be Honored During ATF Annual Recognition Dinner on April 11, 2024

WEST DEPTFORD, NJ – Penn State University student Patrick Hoey, Adam Taliaferro Foundation Board member Jack Cloherty, and long-time South Jersey businessman Mark Valente will be among the recipients to be honored during the Annual Adam Taliaferro Foundation Recognition Dinner on April 11th, at Riverwinds Restaurant in West Deptford, NJ.

In addition, Magee Rehabilitation staff member Keith Newerla, Philadelphia Eagles Hall of Famer Harold Carmichael and Eastern Regional High School will also be honored by the Foundation.

Tickets are $75 apiece and may be ordered by emailing Zac Ernst at or purchased online by clicking on the link below.

ATF Recognition Award Recipients

Adam Taliaferro Award (Courage): Given to an individual(s) who has overcome severe adversity in their life.

Recipient:  Patrick Hoey, Penn State University student, Devon, PA.

President’s Award (Service and Commitment): Given to a person who through their dedication and commitment has assisted the Adam Taliaferro Foundation in achieving its goals.

Recipient: Jack Cloherty, Adam Taliaferro Foundation Board of Directors Member.

Joel Vittori/AAA Award (Business or Businesses): Given to a business or organization that has, through its generosity and commitment, helped guide the Foundation to achieve its goals.

Recipient:  Mark Valente, Woodstown Physical Therapy, Woodstown, NJ.

Dr. Harry Gamble Coaches’ Award: Given annually to a school or schools that support the Adam Taliaferro Foundation and all the Foundation stands for.

Recipient:  Eastern Regional High School Athletics, Voorhees, NJ.

ATF Mary Schmidt Read /Magee Professional Service Award: Presented to an individual or organization that exemplifies outstanding service and commitment to the rehabilitation spectrum.

Recipient: Keith Newerla, Jefferson Moss-Magee Rehabilitation, Philadelphia, PA

ATF Special Recognition Awards: Presented to individual(s) who have demonstrated outstanding volunteer service to the Foundation in helping us assist patients with spinal cord injuries.

Recipient: Harol Carmichael, Philadelphia Eagles, Philadelphia, PA.

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