NEW ROCHELLE, NY — The New Rochelle Chamber of announced the honorees and the date of its 16th Annual Women of Excellence awards later this year. The honorees are:
· Vera Koppel of Ruach is to receive the Muriel Zaukas Lifetime Achievement Award.
· Liz Aiello of SiriusXM Radio will receive Business and Professional Award.
· Millie Ilich of Hudson Park Children’s Green House and Amy’s Greenhouse will receive the Community Outreach Award.
· Kyra Johnson of New Beginnings Performing Arts Studio will receive the Entrepreneurship Award.
· Stephanie Roth of Kid’s Kloset will receive the Community Leadership Award.
Stephanie Roth, who will be receiving her award for her work with the Kids Kloset said because this is her passion she feels fulfilled when she hears from families and social workers or when she sees a picture of a little girl twirling around in a dress donated by her organization. However, she felt being recognized for the work that she does “is very flattering.”
Kyra Johnson said it was a “blessing to know that there are people in the community who believe in me….it means the world to me.” She also mentioned how joyous and grateful she was knowing that [the values] she built New Beginnings on “has touched so many lives”.
The Women of Excellence award dinner is a ceremony hosted by the New Rochelle Chamber of Commerce to acknowledge women who not only strive to better their community and the lives of those around them, but also are building strong relationships between citizens of their neighborhoods.
The Women of Excellence Award Dinner will take place on November 1st, 2018 at The Surf Club of the Sound here in New Rochelle at 280 Davenport Ave. 6:00 – 7:00 pm Cocktail Hour, Dinner & Awards Ceremony 7:00-10:00 pm. Early Bird ticket pricing for the event is $125 per person $150 thereafter. Sponsorships and journal advertisements are also available for purchase. For more information regarding the event, call (912) 632-5700 or email JLanser@newrochamber.org.