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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 22, 2004
CONTACT: Tom McLaughlin
Office of University Relations
908-737-NEWS (6397)
E-mail: tmclaugh@kean.edu

Kean to Honor ALL-STATE LEGAL Owner
Robert H. Busch at Seventh Annual Gala

UNION, N.J. – –The seventh annual Kean University Gala will be held on Wednesday, May 26, at 6:30 p.m. at Mayfair Farms in West Orange, N.J. The guest of honor, Robert H. Busch, will be recognized for his leadership and dedication as chairman of the Kean University Foundation Board of Directors, as well as for his community service as president, chief executive officer and owner of ALL-STATE LEGAL in Cranford, N.J.

Funds generated from the gala are used to complement existing resources, provide merit scholarships and support new and existing programs.

As CEO of ALL-STATE LEGAL, Busch has given much of his own time and money to a number of charitable endeavors in New Jersey. A long time member of The Executive Committee (TEC), an international organization of CEOs and business owners, he also served on the board of directors and the executive committee of the Union County Chamber of Commerce for several years. In addition, Busch was the conference chairman of the national Engraved Stationery Manufacturers Association’s annual meeting for three years and served as business instructor for Junior Achievement’s Project Business, as well as for “CHOICES,” a program devoted to reducing drop-out rates at inner-city schools for a number of years. Busch has also promoted ongoing internship studies at his company in the graphic-arts field for high schools and colleges in Union County.

Chair of the Kean University Foundation Board of Directors since June 2000, Busch is also the founder of the Harry Busch Unrestricted Endowment at Kean, as well as a contributor to the University both personally and through ALL-STATE International, including the annual printing costs for the Kean Gala.

Tickets for the gala are $600. For further information or to purchase tickets, please contact the Kean University Foundation toll free at 1-866-737-GIFT (4438).