The Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County, Inc. (CP Nassau) held the 14th Annual Dignitary Awards at the Carltun in Eisenhower Park on Friday, April 29, 2016.  This event recognizes individuals and organizations that have gone above and beyond in their efforts to assist CP Nassau carry out its mission of providing the highest quality services to the children and adults who participate in programs at the Agency.

Over 100 guests were in attendance.  Bob McGuire, Executive Director of CP Nassau hosted the event along with Ernest Bartol, Esq. and Presiding Trustee of CP Nassau.  Guests enjoyed entertainment by CREATION, the singing group from CP Nassau along with a mini exhibit of art by students and program participants at the Agency.  The program started with a brief presentation by Samantha Hasher, CP Nassau Art Therapist and Program Participant, Kevin Christman about art therapy.

Assemblyman Harvey Weisenberg addressed the audience briefly with very moving words and Councilman Anthony P. D’Esposito and Town Clerk Nasrin Ahmad from the Town of Hempstead presented beautiful citations to each of the honorees.

The honorees are:

Michelle Mondello

Citizens’ Choice Award

MSC Industrial Supply Co.

Corporate Leadership Recognition Award

Tony DiLorenzo

Excellence in Community Service Award

Sherry Lynn Stromberg

Shining Star Award


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