NJFFB recently announced the honorary chairperson of its Just Jazz 3 fund-raiser will be Republican Anthony M. Bucco, third-term member of New Jersey General Assembly representing the 25th District part of Morris and Somerset Counties.
Anthony is sensitive to the needs of individuals with vision loss and admires how NJ Foundation for the Blind helps people develop skills to become more independent which increases their quality of life exponentially.
"There is no value that can be placed on the NJFFB's ability to make their clients feel better about themselves as well as their ability to cope with life's simple and complex tasks," he commented. "NJFFB makes their clients' lives whole to the greatest extent possible."
Anthony is Deputy Minority Leader for the 215th and 216th Sessions of the New Jersey Legislature, serves on the Budget Committee, the Commerce and Economic Development Committee, and the Legislative Services Commission. Over the last 30 years, Anthony has been heavily involved in many state and local organizations as a dedicated community volunteer. This includes nearly three decades as a Boonton volunteer fireman. Anthony is also a Co-Founder of Daytop New Jersey, a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center for adolescents, located in Mendham. He has also served as a Morris County Crime Stoppers Commissioner and was appointed by both Republican and Democrat Governors, to the Governor's Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse. Anthony is a lifelong resident of Morris County and currently resides in Boonton Township with his wife, Amy, and their six children. Anthony is a partner in the law firm of Murphy, McKeon, Wubbenhorst, Bucco and Appelt, P.C. and the son of current State Senator Anthony Bucco and his wife Helen. Professionally, he is a successful municipal attorney and local government expert, the attorney for the Morris County Republican Party, and a member of the Morris County Republican County Committee.
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