The Zzak G. Applaud Our Kids Foundation is getting ready to host their "Step Into The Spotlight And Soiree and Talent Competition" Friday November 1st at the Lobster Shanty.

The Zzak G. Applaud Our Kids Foundation Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) organization and their mission of is to provide opportunities for children to creatively express themselves by taking lessons in the various disciplines of the performing arts.

Their goal is to to give children the opportunity to find their own voice, increase their self-esteem, give them a sense of belonging, and provide them with a positive reinforcement, according to the The Zzak G. Applaud Our Kids Foundation website.

We had the opportunity to spend some time with Jodi Grinwald, the co-founder and CEO of the organization to talk about their important work and this amazing event. You can see the full video interview below.

Please help this great organization by attending the Soiree, which will be held at Jack Baker's Lobster Shanty in the Sunset Ballroom in Point Pleasant Beach, Friday November 1st from 7:00pm to 11:00pm.

Visit the Zzak G Applaud Our Kids website for all the information and to get tickets.

Lou Talks To Jodi Grinwald