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2012 Orange County’s Rising Stars Announced

Jul 11th, 2012 | By | Category: Business News

Honorees to Receive Awards at October 10 Dinner

Winners of the 2012 Orange County’s Rising Stars Award have been chosen. These awards recognize individuals between the ages of 21 and 40 who are up-and-coming leaders in their professional and volunteer lives. Nominees must live, work or volunteer in Orange County. Selection was based on the individual’s professional and volunteer activities, demonstrated leadership and the impact the nominee has had on his/her organization or community. An independent panel chose the recipients from a diverse pool of candidates for this prestigious award.

The recognition awards will be presented at a special event on Wednesday, October 10 at 5:30 p.m. at Anthony’s Pier 9 in New Windsor.  The program is hosted by the award’s founding organizations: the Junior League of Orange County NY, Inc., Leadership Orange, and the Orange County Chamber of Commerce.

The 2012 Orange County’s Rising Stars awards will be presented to: Dickie Baxter (Signtific Signs), Michael Bonura (Bonura Hospitality Group), Erin Bratton  (Port Jervis School District & Junior League of Orange County, NY. Inc.), Dr. Erik Brower (Innate Chiropractic), Albert Buckbee, III (Bellvalle Farms & OC Legislature), James Burtis (Orange County Department of Information Technology), Michael Catania (Tarshis, Catania, Liberth, Mahon & Milligram), Edward Char (Char & Herzberg), Jennifer D’Andrea (Orange County Arts Council), James DiSalvo (Village of Highland Falls/Wallkill Valley Federal Savings & Loan), Austin DuBois (Blustein, Shapiro, Rich & Barone), Suzanne Forni (Woodland Pond at New Paltz), Brian Gallo (FDNY), Jessica Gardner (Media Solstice), Sean Glander (Vanacore, DeBenedictus, DiGovanni & Weddell), Paul Halayko (Newburgh Brewing Company), Diane Hart (United Way of the Dutchess-Orange Region), Mark Jaloszynski (12th Rock Ministries and Tree of Landscape/Build), Stuart Kossar (Drake, Loeb, Heller, Kennedy, Gogerty, Gaba & Rodd), Benjamin Lazarski (Newburgh Enlarged City School District), Pamela Lent (Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union), Eric Maldonado (Verizon Wireless Zone), Courtney McDermott (Mount Saint Mary College), Rosario Miceli (South Orange Family YMCA), Matthew Milnamow (LAN Associates), Kelly Naughton (Burke, Miele & Golden), Johanna Porr (Historical Society of Newburgh Bay & the Highlands), Hannah Rose Prall (Junior League of Orange County, NY, Inc.), Dana Richner (Goshen Central School District), Paul Ruszkiewicz (Ruszkiewicz Farms), Jill Sinclair Gurda (Junior League of Orange County, NY, Inc.), Michael Synder (Hometown Bank of the Hudson Valley), Samantha Sweeton (HDR Engineers), Meghan Taylor (Orange County Partnership), Lacey Trimble (Orange County Department of Mental Health),  and Jason Wilson (Orange County Youth Advocate Program).

Reservations are required for the October 10 event and are $50 per person.

To become a sponsor, take out an ad, or make a reservation, please contact Roseann or call 457-9700.


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