May 3, 2018 Annual Fundraiser Dinner


“United Together For A Brighter Future” Fundraiser Dinner/Dance Event

Honoree: George Martin

Board Chairman, Urban League of Morris & Somerset Counties

Our Keynote Speaker

Our guest Speaker and Author Marc Demetriou is a nationally recognized mortgage banker, bestselling author, and top rated motivational speaker. He spoke at the Mastermind Summit along with world-renowned motivational speakers Tony Robbins and Barbara Corcoran from ABC Television’s Shark Tank.

  As an authority on real estate and finance, Demetriou has been quoted in articles in The New York Times, Huffington Post, Reuters, The Associated Press, and many other local and national publications and media outlets. His grandfather’s hard work and success inspired him to write his best-selling book, “Lessons from my Grandfather: Wisdom For Success in Business and Life”, and he strongly believes that success is a choice.   More information about Marc and his book are available at and as well as Instagram @marcdemetriou.

Our Programs

What is Platinum Minds?   Platinum Minds is a non-profit, educational and leadership development organization that provides academically motivated boys from disadvantaged, low-income backgrounds (i) a strong literacy program for students (grades 1-5) and (ii) assistance in secondary school placement, educational mentoring, and leadership development (grades 6-12).   Why Platinum Minds?  Platinum Minds, in response to the increasing dropout rates, especially for young male students from underprivileged neighborhoods where there are insufficient resources to adequately sustain and encourage learning.  With a focus on the male student population in NJ, we developed a program that reinforces and expands education in a supportive environment, celebrating achievement, leadership in the community, and the value of college and career goals.   What are Platinum Minds programs?  Platinum Minds programs: Arête Leaders: a leadership program developing young men (Grades 6-12) with two component a. Frederick Douglass Reading & Literacy Arête Component:  (Grades 1-5), b. Bridges – Peers Connect Arête Component: “Bridges” provides students with an opportunity to assume leadership roles, by joining with students from varying backgrounds and socio-economic classes.  Educational Scholarship Initiative:  Our scholarship program provides deserving students an opportunity to attend top-tier, private secondary and parochial schools.   Mentoring Initiative:  Our students are matched with a caring and supportive adult mentors and role models.   Summer Initiative:  Every summer, we work to place our students in interesting programs in which they can explore new activities, experience the out-of-doors, and have fun!

Our Mission - Changing Lives

Our mission is to collaborate with other community organizations to assist academically motivated young boys from environmentally challenged neighborhoods with achieving their full academic potential and becoming leaders in their communities to effect positive change.


Support the work of Platinum Minds in communities throughout New Jersey

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A huge thanks to all our amazing partners. We couldn’t do it without you!

Olde Mill Inn

225 Rte . 202, Basking Ridge New Jersey

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Olde Mill Inn

225 Rte. 202

Basking Ridge, New Jersey 07920

Phone: 908 221-1100


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The Olde Mill can accommodate our guest with rooms in the hotel.

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