Cablevision’s Rutledge Is a VIP

VIP Community Services will honor Cablevision Systems Corp. chief operating officer Tom Rutledge at its 30th-anniversary gala in New York.

Rutledge and Cablevision will be acknowledged for their commitment to Bronx, N.Y.-based substance-abuse-treatment organization VIP.

The gala will be held Thursday, Sept. 30, at Gotham Hall in Manhattan.

Its co-chairs are David O’Hayre of Time Warner Cable and Josh Sapan of Rainbow Media Holdings. Its corporate committee includes: Richard Parsons, Time Warner Inc.; Marc Apfelbaum, Mike LaJoie, Dick Petty and Barry Rosenblum, Time Warner Cable; Nick Kaziu, Arcade Contracting and Restoration Inc.; and Mark A. Willis, Chase Community Development Group.