EDGEMONT, N.Y. - Edgemont resident Peter Herrero, president of the NY Hospitality Group and owner of Sam's of Gedney Way, will receive the Edith C. Macy Award for Distinguished Service by Westchester Community College President Dr. Joseph Hankin at the Westchester Children Association (WCA) annual Advocacy Dinner in May.
"We are very excited about this year's dinner because of the opportunity to recognize Peter," said event chair Jody Greenbaum of White Plains. "Many people don't realize how much he does to benefit Westchester County. So many of the ways to he volunteers and contributes improves the lives of the children in our county, and we are thrilled to have him on our team."
The Advocacy Dinner, slated for May 8 at Tappan Hill in Tarrytown and catered by Abigail Kirsch, will include cocktails and a silent auction. The dinner is held annually to raise funds that will allow WCA to continue being a voice for Westchester children.
"WCA keeps children at the top of the public agenda by finding out what they need, making those needs known to the public and policy makers, studying effective approaches to meet those needs, and then advocating for necessary changes in policies, programs and legislation," said WCA Executive Director Cora Greenberg.
For additional information and to purchase tickets or journal ads, call (914) 946-7676 ext. 300 or visit www.wc4kids.org .
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