Farmingville, NY – On March 21, Supervisor Ed Romaine and the Town Board honored the recipients of the 2019 Women's Recognition Awards at the 33rd annual ceremony held at Brookhaven Town Hall. The event was sponsored by the Town's Office of Women's Services. Nominated by members of the community, the recipients either live or work in the Town of Brookhaven and have demonstrated excellence in a variety of areas. Nominations were considered by members of Brookhaven's Women's Advisory Board and selected based on resumes and letters of recommendation. The 2019 Women’s Recognition Award recipients are:Arts: Angela Raymond, resident of PatchogueBusiness: DeeDee Griner, resident of Mastic BeachCommunications/ Media: Donna DeVita, resident of Mastic BeachCommunity Service Professional: Dr. Carol Carter, founder Sunshine Prevention CenterCommunity Service Volunteer: Gretchen A. Mones, resident of Stony BrookEducation: Marie Ficano, Ed.D, resident of NorthportGovernment: Annette Mahoney-Cross, resident of Mount SinaiHealth Care Provider: Denise Driscoll, RN-BC, NPP resident of Rocky PointLaw Enforcement: Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart, Police HeadquartersLegal Profession: Honorable Theresa Whelan, Suffolk County CourtMedicine: Kym Carpentieri, D.O., resident of West SayvilleReligion: Kate Jones Calone, resident of SetauketScience: Dr. Cathy S. Cutler, resident of ShirleyDress for Success Brookhaven Volunteer Award: Annette Crosson, Rita Kiernan, Ronni SchultzThis year, the Supervisor and the members of the Town Board each nominated a woman who resides in the Town to receive a Special Commendation for Outstanding Service. They are:Supervisor Edward P. Romaine: Erma Gluck, resident of CoramCouncilwoman Valerie M. Cartright: Yvonne Grant, resident of North Babylon (President & CEO of the Girl Scouts of Suffolk County)Councilwoman Jane Bonner: Leeana Costa, resident of Rocky PointCouncilman Neil Foley: Joelle Hawkes, resident of Blue PointCouncilman Daniel J. Panico: Kerri Rosalia, resident of ManorvilleCouncilman Kevin J. LaValle: Casey Berry, resident of Port JeffersonCouncilman Michael A. Loguercio: Yvonne Rivers, resident of Gordon HeightsThe Town of Brookhaven's Office of Women's Services, a Division of the Department of Housing and Human Services, provides a variety of services for women and their families. For more information, call 631-451-6146 or visit our website.
Division of Public Information * Office of the SupervisorOne Independence Hill • Farmingville • NY 11738 • Phone 631-451-6595