September 2010 On the Town

See who’s been out on the town this month

1. Poughkeepsie’s Bardavon Opera House hosted its annual gala in June with a concert featuring Latin singing sensation Julio Iglesias. Backstage at the opera house, Iglesias (center) is welcomed by Michael and Pamela Gartland (left) and Julia and Richard Corbally. Messrs. Gartland and Corbally are cotrustees of the McCann Charitable Trust, a lead sponsor of the event; funds raised help support local arts programs
2. Martelle Adler is lauded for her 45 years of service at White Plains Hospital’s Volunteer Recognition Luncheon, held in May at the Woman’s Club of White Plains. She is flanked by hospital executive VP Edward Leonard (left) and board chairman J. Michael Divney
3. Jack Majesky (left) and Greg Russo proudly show off their Flight A first-place trophy at the Putnam Hospital Center golf tournament. The outing, held at Ridgewood Country Club in Danbury, raised more than $200,000 for the hospital
4. The Kennedy Funding Invitational Tennis Tournament took place in July. A benefit for Nyack Hospital, the annual tournament attracts both established and up-and-coming tennis stars for a fund-raising competition to “continue the fight” against breast cancer. Participants in the event helped raise $475,000 for the cause
5. Lisa Fox Martin (left), board chair of the Thomas Cole National Historic Site, enjoys a drink with John Cross and Linda Cross at the site’s July 4 party, held at Fox Martin’s home. The site, the former home of the 18th-century founder of the Hudson River School of art, celebrated its new status as an independent nonprofit organization
6. Fun in the sun (from left): Sandy DuBois, Tina Schott, Bruce DuBois, and Ray Schott hit the links at the Regional Chamber of Commerce Foundation at New Paltz’s 25th annual golf outing. Held in June at Apple Greens Golf Course in Highland, the event raises funds for the foundation’s educational scholarship programs, which aid local students and adult learners
7. New York State Department of Health official Anne Marie Andolina (center) presents the Certificate of Excellence Award to Kingston Hospital staffers (left to right) David Lundquist, Lori Marino, Margo McGilvrey, and Beverly Thayer. The hospital’s new Family Birth Place maternity ward earned the honor, which recognizes efforts to prevent perinatal transmission of the hepatitis B virus

1. HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley receives a $20,000 grant from the Ulster Savings Charitable Foundation in support of projects at Benedictine and Kingston hospitals. Pictured from left: Michael K. Shaughnessy of Ulster Savings Bank; Thomas Collins of the Kingston Hospital Foundation; David Lundquist of HealthAlliance; Michael Kelley of the Ulster Financial Group; Barbara Klassen of the Benedictine Foundation; and Stephen Kraehmer of the Kingston Hospital Foundation
2. The Community Foundation and Jewish Federation of Greater Orange County cohosted a professional education seminar last June. On hand were Merrill Lynch representative Edie Haughney, and attorneys Steven L. Tarshis (center) and Gerald N. Jacobowitz
3. St. Luke’s Cornwall Hospital raised more than $170,000 to support and promote health care initiatives at its annual golf outing. Teeing up were SLCH President and CEO Alan E. Atzrott, vice president Sue Sullivan, and Michael Lawyer
4. A black-tie gala held by Scenic Hudson at Gotham Hall in New York City honored noted environmentalists Kris and Doug Thompson. Showing their appreciation were Scenic Hudson board member Alexander Reese and organization president Ned Sullivan
5. Three regional Chamber of Commerce presidents gathered for a contact breakfast in July. From left: John A. D’Ambrosio (of Orange County), Joyce Minard (of New Paltz), and Charles S. North (from Dutchess County)
6. Orange AHRC’s fifth annual Golf Classic raised more than $14,000 for the organization, which works to enhance the lives of individuals with developmental disabilities. Pictured left to right are Team Interstate Waste Services members Jamie Jasper, Adam Pelish, Louis Scaffidi, and Martial Zulkifli
7. Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (left) and Hudson Valley Hospital President and CEO John Federspiel celebrate the completion of a $100 million renovation and expansion of HVH’s new patient tower

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