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CLIFTON, N.J. (January 29, 2006) – The New Jersey Devils have teamed up with Pat Gesualdo and his non profit organization D.A.D. (Drums and Disabilities), in an effort to promote anti-bullying to children in New Jersey. New Jersey Devils star Randy Velischek, and D.A.D. Founder/CEO Pat Gesualdo recently emphasized the importance of respect and being dedicated to future goals, to the children in the packed gymnasium of the Craig School, in Mountain Lakes, New Jersey.

“The message of respect and dedication is an extremely important one, one which children need to be introduced to at an early age,” says D.A.D. President/CEO Pat Gesualdo. “It’s a great honor have Randy Velischek, and the New Jersey Devils promote this important message as part of the D.A.D. Program.


Drums and Disabilities (D.A.D.),is a 501 (C) (3) non-profit research program. Psychologists, neuroscientists, law enforcement agencies, special needs therapists, child protective service agencies, and teachers in over 15 countries use the D.A.D. Program to help special needs children develop physical and cognitive functioning.

Numerous celebrities, sports stars, major corporations, and parents join with D.A.D. to help children fight disabilities on a Global basis.

D.A.D. is also the parent company of the Metal Hall of Fame, which holds the Annual Metal Hall of Fame Celebrity Charity Gala. It is dedicated to forever enshrining the Iconic musicians and music industry executives responsible for making hard rock and heavy metal music what it is today. Their contribution to the genre is invaluable, and they continue to inspire fans throughout the world, from generation to generation. The Metal Hall of Fame helps to raise funds for D.A.D., which provides free therapy programs for special needs children, adults, and wounded veterans throughout the United States.

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