Trivia Night

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2016 Women of Achievement Celebration Awardees

2016 Women of Achievement Awardees   Viola I. Abbitt, Esq. Nominated by: Unitarian Universalist Society of Schenectady   Michele Armstrong, LMSW Nominated by: Marsha Miller, RN, VNS of Northeastern NY   Abigail Gallucci Nominated by: Albany Starfish Swim Club   Margaret Leonard Nominated by: Denise Murphy McGraw   Jaye McBride Nominated by: Comic Syndrome   Ann Parillo Nominated by: Angelicia Morris, Schenectady County Human Rights Commission   Mary-Jo Pierpont Nominated by: Junior League of Schenectady and Saratoga Counties   Yuvette Wayman Nominated by: GE Global Research   Rowie Taylor Executive Director, YWCA NorthEastern NY   President’s Circle Award Debra L. Schimpf Executive Director, Schenectady Community Action Program, Inc. (SCAP)   Susan Rosenthal Women in Business Award Cioffi ● Slezak ● Wildgrube, P.C. Cristine Cioffi, Esq. Deborah A. Slezak, Esq. Michelle H. Wildgrube, Esq....

Annual Meeting

Thank you to all who attended the YWCA NorthEastern NY’s 129th Annual Meeting!   The annual meeting was held on Monday, May 22, 2017 in the McChesney Room of the Schenectady County Public Library. At the meeting, we recognized past leaders, employees, and outstanding volunteers and collaborative partners. Thank you to all who joined us to honoring those who have made a special contribution to the YWCA NorthEastern NY. The program also included a presentation of the Annual Report, which can be viewed here. The YWCA was proud to present the Katherine S. Rozendaal Award to Carole Merrill-Mazurek, an outstanding volunteer from Schenectady County. Click here for more information about the award and the 2017 awardee.   Please click here to see photos of the 129th Annual Meeting Please click here to see photos of the 128th Annual Meeting Please click here to see photos of the 127th Annual Meeting Please click here to see photos of the 126th Annual Meeting Please click here to see photos of the 125th Annual...

Golf Tournament

Thank you to everyone who joined in the fun at our 5th Annual Golf Tournament! To view pictures from the 2014 tournament, by Photographer Kate Schurick click here To view pictures from the 2013 tournament, by Photographer Kate Schurick click here To view pictures from the 2012 tournament, by Photographer Kate Schurick click here To view pictures from the 2011 tournament, by Photographer Kate Schurick click here Thank you to our Corporate Sponsors: Thank you to our Golf...

Katherine S. Rozendaal Award

In 1978, the Human Services Planning Council (HSPC) established the Katherine S. Rozendaal Award to honor a person whose volunteer leadership and activities have had a positive impact on the Schenectady Community. The YWCA NorthEastern NY is proud to continue the presentation of this prestigious award and invites the community to recognize the valuable contributions of volunteers.   In order to be eligible for the award, the following criteria must be met: the nominee must be currently serving as a volunteer in Schenectady County; the nominee should be one whose leadership and activities have had a positive impact on the community and those served as demonstrated through creativity, delegation, management skills, recognition by peers, and interpersonal skills; the nominee should be one whose activities are diverse and who has demonstrated commitment over the years; and the activities for which the individual is being nominated may not be part of a paying job. 2017 Katherine S. Rozendaal Awardee   The YWCA is proud to announce the 2017 Katherine S. Rozendaal Awardee, Carole Merrill-Mazurek. Many of you are very familiar with the work Carole did here at the YWCA for over 25 years in the domestic violence programs. In retirement, Carole has continued to utilize her tremendous skills to help the community by volunteering at the local food pantry, Schenectady City Inner Ministry (SICM), and continuing to serve on the Boards of Bethesda House and Fostering Hope, contributing her knowledge to the betterment of the citizens of Schenectady. Carole is also a self-taught artist who has donated paintings to various organizations for fund raisers. Carole is a wonderful role-model to anyone...

YWCA Awards of Excellence

President’s Circle Award 2008 Ellie Rowland 2009 Denise Murphy McGraw 2010 Sara Erickson 2011 Marsha Mortimore Patricia Skinner 2012 Barbara “Blue” Carreker 2013 Carole Merrill-Mazurek 2014 Marion Grimes Esther Swanker 2015 Rev. Stacey Midge Barbara Vivier 2016 Debra L. Schimpf 2017 Rowie Taylor   Lifetime Fitness Award 2004 Lorraine LaPointe 2005 Betty Martell 2006 Mary Pritchard 2007 Kathy Pelton 2008 Sonja Ben-Schmuel 2017 Ruth Farrell Sally Magid Betty Martell Rochelle Stracher   Entrepreneurial Woman in a New Business Award 2010 Maura Gannon TASTE   Susan Rosenthal Woman in  Business Award 2009 Janet Hutchinson The Open Door Bookstore & Gift Gallery 2010 Sondra Stephens Sondra’s Fine Jewelry 2011 Anita Hug Domani Day Spa 2012 Susan E. Daly Daly Funeral Home 2013 Roie, Angela & Beatrice Angerami Civitello’s Italian Pastry Shoppe 2014 Vincenza Semetelli Scotti’s Restaurant 2015 Susan Watson & Heather Peterson Watson, Peterson & Company, CPAs 2016 Cristine Cioffi, Deborah A. Slezak, & Michelle H. Wildgrube Cioffi • Slezak • Wildgrube P.C. 2017 Suzanne Hartz Hartz Family Cleaners Linda Smith “Tea Lady” Divinitea Champion for Women Award 2017 Robert M. Carney YW Young Woman Award 2017 Samantha R....