FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 30, 2018
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Town Honors Celebrates Seniors at Two-Day Recognition Event
North Hempstead, NY – T– Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth and members of the Town Board honored 28 seniors from across North Hempstead at the 46th Annual Senior Recognition Luncheon. The seniors were honored for outstanding service to their communities and for their work with various senior groups.
“We are truly honored to celebrate our senior residents who have made such a tremendous impact on our local community,” said Supervisor Judi Bosworth “Each of the honorees here today have been nominated based upon their outstanding dedication to their senior groups and neighborhoods.”
Hundreds of the Town’s senior residents attended the event, which was held at Harbor Links Golf Course in Port Washington. The ceremony was held as part of a celebration of Older Americans Month.
Elected officials in attendance over the two-day event included: Council Member Viviana Russell, Council Member Peter Zuckerman, Council Member Angelo Ferrara, Council Member Anna Kaplan, Council Member Lee Seeman, and Town Clerk Wayne Wink.
Below are the honorees and the groups that nominated them, listed alphabetically:
• Alan Andrejeski, AARP Chapter #3983
• Mahin Aziz, Mashadi Senior Club
• Anthony Bancone, Mineola Leisure Club
• Gerry Beck, Leisure Club of Greater New Hyde Park
• Grace Cancel, Denton Green/Project Independence
• Gail Case, North Shore University Hospital
• Robert F. Christman, AARP Chapter #5183
• Leopoldo (Leo) Cimini, John Michael Marino Lodge 1389 Order Sons of Italy in America
• Dolores Daily, Carle Place Senior Citizens, Inc.
• Michael Dolan, Sr., Knights of Columbus Council #2852
• Yosef Dror, Great Neck Social Center
• Ann Marie Jankay, Mineola Golden Age Club
• James P. Kenny, Knights of Columbus Council #1227
• Joyce Kinney, Port Washington Senior Citizens
• Barbara Klein, Village of East Hills Senior Activities Committee
• Jeanette Kovalsky, Herricks Leisure Club
• Yasmin N. Lalani, Ismaili Cultural Center
• Deaconess Delois Lewis, First Baptist Cathedral
• Dorothy Maurer, EAC Network – Port Washington Senior Community Service Center
• Mattie McCloud, Magnolia Gardens Senior Enrichment Program
• Ester Moreh, Sephardic Heritage Alliance
• Irene Redleaf, North Shore University Hospital
• Alan Schultheiss, Leisure Club of Greater New Hyde Park
• Sudarshan Seth, Herricks Indo-US Senior Group
• Shobhana Shah, Herricks Indo-US Senior Group
• Glenda Sutton, Council Member Viviana Russell
• Larry Werther, Cellini Lodge #2206 Order Sons of Italy in America
• Harry Yan, Joy Fu Chinese American Senior Group
(Top Row, L to R): Council Member Peter Zuckerman, Council Member Viviana Russell, Council Member Anna Kaplan, Supervisor Judi Bosworth, Council Member Angelo Ferrara, Council Member Lee Seeman and Town Clerk Wayne Wink (Bottom Row, L to R): Sudarshan Seth, Grace Cancel, Robert F. Christman, Larry Werther, Michael Dolan, Sr., Glenda Sutton, Deaconess Delois Lewis, Mahin Aziz, Barbara Klein, Irene Redleaf, Gail Case, Ester Moreh, Mattie McCloud, Harry Yan, Yasmin N. Lalani, Shobhana Shah and Yosef Dror.
(Top Row, L to R): New York State Assemblyman Tony D’Urso, Town Clerk Wayne Wink, Council Member Anna Kaplan, Supervisor Judi Bosworth, Council Member Angelo Ferrara, Council Member Viviana Russell and Council Member Peter Zuckerman. (Bottom Row, L to R): James P. Kenny, Alan Andrejeski, Gerry Beck, Joyce Kinney, Anthony Bancone, Ann Marie Jankay, Jeanette Kovalsky, Dorothy Maurer, Dolores Daily, Leopoldo Cimini, Alan Schultheiss