NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie hasn’t dropped in popularity when it comes to parenting.

The National Father’s Day Council announced Monday that Christie has been named a 2014 “Father of the Year” honoree.

Christie joins fellow honoree Vince Camuto, CEO and Chief Creative Officer of Camuto Group.

“We are thrilled that Governor Christie has generously agreed to participate in our efforts to support Save the Children’s U.S. Programs,” said Dan Orwig, President and CEO of The National Father’s Day/Mother’s Day Council, and Group Director Men’s Division Itochu Prominent. “Each year we are excited to draw attention to a very worthy charity that works to break the cycle of poverty and improve the lives of children.”

The 2014 Father of the Year Awards luncheon will take place at the New York Hilton, June 4, with proceeds benefiting Save the Children’s U.S. Programs.

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