For its gala next month, Chabad-Lubavitch of Hunterdon County has called on a list of local VIPs to help the Jewish center celebrate half a decade of operation in suburban New Jersey.

Television star Joe Piscopo will headline the bash, which will honor state Sen. Leonard Lance, attorney Stuart Bochner and author and television personality Adriane Berg.

Eugene and Anna Benenson are slated to receive the Hebrew School Parents of the Year award.

Directed by Rabbi Eli and Rachel Kornfeld, Chabad-Lubavitch of Hunterdon County coordinates various social and religious programs, including an annual toy drive in conjunction with Hunterdon Medical Center and the United Way of Hunterdon. …