Long Island Power Women in Business To Be Honored

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York Long Island’s high-powered businesswomen will be honored during an empowering event that connects women and recognizes successful business, community, cultural, political, civic, and religious female leaders.The Long Island Power Women in Business Awards & Networking Event will be help 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 9 at Leonard’s Palazzo, 555 Northern Blvd. in Great Neck. Tickets are $175.News 12 Long Island anchor Antoinette Biordi will serve as emcee and Star of Stars for the event.Innovators of the Year are Kim Gavin and Renee Wisinski, Co-Founders of Twin Tech, LLC. This year’s Dynamic Duo is Amy Altman and Moriah Adamo, Partners at Abrams Fensterman. And this year’s Rising Star is Pavneet Kaur Mehra, VP of CitiCard Branded Cards.Sponsoring the event are London Jewelers, Investors Bank, Flushing Bank, Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation, Capital One Spark Business, Vigorito, Barker, Porter & Paterson, LLP, Northwell Health Go Health Urgent Care, Lessings Hospitality Group, Signature Premier Properties, Kaminezky Law & Mediation, P.C., People’s United Bank, Capell Barnett Matalon & Schoenfeld LLP, Zorn’s of Bethpage, Govida and Sandwire.To nominate a Power Woman or purchase tickets, visit schnepscommunicationsevents.comThe honorees include:Dr. Neva Helena Alexander, Founder of Neva Global AllianceLorraine Aycock, SVP & Market Manager of Enterprise Business and Community Engagement Bank of AmericaGrace Balucci-Doria, CEO of Grace’s MarketplaceHon. Ruth Bogatyrow Kraft, Partner at Vigorito, Barker, Porter, & Patterson LLPAnnamarie Bondi-Stoddard, Managing Partner at Pegalis & Erickson, LLCSusan Bortone, Director of Operations at GoHealth Urgent CareSandra N. Busell, Partner at Certilman Balin Adler & Hyman, LLPJean Camilletti, Franchise Partner at Blo Blow Dry BarJennifer Cantin, Director of Marketing & Development at Lessings Hospitality GroupMargo Cargill, CEO at Titanium Linx Consulting, Inc.Marianela Casas, Assistant Commissioner for Community Engagement at Nassau County Police DepartmentStephanie Castro, Associate Group Director Vice President at Signature BankShalu Chopra, Community AdvocateAnn Conroy, President, Long Island Division, Douglas Elliman Real EstateYvonne Cort, Partner, Capell Barnett Matalon & Schoenfeld, LLPCheryelle Cruickshank, CEO of Human FirstElizabeth Custodio, Vice President, Community Development & CRA Officer for NY People’s United BankDonna M. Douglas, Director of Operations at Academy Charter SchoolWendy Dubner-Master, President of Heritage Farms & GardenAllison Ehrlich, District Manager of ADPBrigitte Ferrada, SVP & Relationship Manager at Capital OneAmanda Field, Commissioner of the Plainview Water DistrictMeredith Friedman, Partner, Van Horn & Friedman, P.C.Loretta Gastwirth, Partner, Meltzer LippeKim Gates Goldstein, Attorney at Gates Goldstein, LLPCheri Giglia, Managing Director, CPA Supporting Strategies North Shore LIReena Gulati, Reena Gulati, PLLCDaria Hoffman, Attorney & Associate Real Estate BrokerKristen Jarnagin, President & CEO, Discover Long IslandMelissa Kaiser, Vice President- Business Development Officer, Flushing BankDeborah Kaminetzky, Owner Kaminetzky Law & Mediation, P.C.Elena Karabatos, Partner at Schlissel Ostrow Karabatos, PLLCKaren Keating, President Tradition Title Agency, Inc.Kelsey Knutsen, Chief Marketing Officer at Tully Rinckey PLLCRobyn Kreiner, MD,Pediatric Allergist at Strauss Allergy & AsthmaDr. Eve Lupenko, Greenberg Plastic Surgery and DermatologyJoan Hope MacNaughton, Founder & Artistic Director, Leggz LTDRuni Mukherji Ratnam, Ph.D., SUNY Old WestburySamantha Ray, Head of Operations, American Investment PropertiesGail Ritzert, Partner at Hawkins, Rosenfield, Ritzert & Varriale, LLPJudy L.  Simoncic, Partner at Forchelli Deegan Terrana LLPKaren Tenenbaum, Managing Partner and Founder, Tenenbaum Law, P.C.Davi Tserpelis, SVP Regional Business Banking Manager, City National BankCristina Velez, General Manager, Hampton Inn & Suites at Rockville Centre.Kathy Viard, Broker/Owner, Signature Premier PropertiesVeena Vijayendra, Public Health Policy AdvocateJulie Watterson, Executive Director, Kids Clubhouse of Suffolk CountyAmy Zaslansky, Founder, The Book FairiesMerrill Zorn, President & CEO of Zorn’s of Bethpagelast_img read more

DepEd-Antique lauds new Kinaray-a book for children

first_imgSan Jose, Antique– The Department of Education (DepEd) here welcomed the latest book forchildren written in local language – the Kinaray-a. It is a 12-pagebook that comes with colorful illustrations by Antiqueña visual artistMarienell Venegas. The book “AngDulse Nga Pula” (The Red Candy) was self-published by author Linda Arnaez-Lee,an Antiqueña based in Busan, South Korea. “The DepEd admitsthat we do not have enough materials for our mother-tongue-based learning andthis book of Arnaez-Lee is a big blessing and we fully support this,”Dalumpines added, saying he will help promote the book to other provinces inthe region.    “I myselfstruggled to teach my kids the language of their roots when we are away inAntique then. But now, with this book, Antiqueño parents can easily teach theirkids to value Kinaray-a,” she added. Meanwhile,Celestino Dalumpines IV, regional coordinator of DepEd’s mother tongue-basedmultilingual education, said the book was not limited to themother-tongue-based-learning, it can also be used in other subjects like Healthand Values Education.     The book has anEnglish translation because according to Arnaez-Lee, she also wanted to shareher story to other kids.      During itslaunching on Oct. 19, DepEd-Antique Schools Division Superintendent Dr. FelisaBeriong said it was a big help not just for the mother-tongue-based-learning,but also for parents living outside the province who want to teach theirchildren how to appreciate their roots and speak the local language.  “What inspired meto write are my readers who are my fellow Antiqueños. I want to share storieswhich could impart moral lessons at the same time entertain both children andadult readers,” she said.  The author alsosaid that her book was the product of her own childhood experiences and herexperiences as a mother. The book wasprinted on October 2019 by Central Book Supply Inc. in Quezon City. The 12-page book “Ang Dulse Nga Pula” (The Red Candy) was published by Antiqueña author Linda Arnaez-Lee. STEPHEN LOUIE CHECA/PN The book wasArnaez-Lee’s third published book and her first book for children. It comes inhard-bound and paper-bound copies with the first 100 copies already sold. Withthe God’s help, she said, she will be writing more stories for the children inthe future./PNlast_img read more

Syracuse soccer’s McIntyre, Bono, three others snag ACC honors

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on November 13, 2014 at 11:27 am Contact Matt: [email protected] | @matt_schneidman Syracuse head coach Ian McIntyre has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Coach of the Year and goalkeeper Alex Bono the ACC Defensive Player of the Year, the conference announced Thursday morning.McIntyre is guiding No. 1 SU to its best season in program history with a 14-2-1 regular season record, with losses coming only to Notre Dame on Sept. 13 and Louisville on Oct. 17. Bono ranks tied for first in the nation in shutouts (12) and second in the country in save percentage (.899) and goals against average (.38).Sophomore forward Emil Ekblom joined Bono on the All-ACC First Team. Ekblom led the Orange with seven goals and 17 points, and six of those seven goals were of the game-winning variety.Senior defender Skylar Thomas and freshman midfielder Julian Buescher were named to the All-ACC Second Team. Thomas started each of the 16 games he played in and scored three goals, two of which came as game-winners against Virginia on Sept. 27 and Boston College on Oct. 31.Buescher started each of the 17 games he played in, recording four assists – three of which set up game-winning goals – and playing a vital role at the attacking midfield position in SU’s offense.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textThe Orange (15-2-1, 5-2-1 ACC) will take on Lousiville (9-6-3, 4-3-1) in the ACC tournament semifinals on Friday at 8 p.m. at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, North Carolina. Commentslast_img read more