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Celebration of Stars


Sep 26, 2019
05:30 PM until 08:00 PM


Celebration of Stars celebrates and honors nine individuals and organizations working in Dutchess County working to make our community a more equitable and inclusive space for all. Please come and  join us for hor d'oerves, complimentary wine and beer*, and an exciting and inspiring evening of networking and celebration.

This years honorees are:

The Harney Family, Harney & Sons Fine Teas: The Bessie Payne Humanitarian Award
Ellen Gambino, Dutchess Community College: The Peggy Martinko Award
*Rachel Lafreniere, Wappingers Central School District: The Katz Award
*Katherine Seckler, Brookmeade Community: The Sarah Studler "Smile" Award
Brian Gelb, The Arc of Dutchess: The Mimi Stambrook Award
*Alma Gibson, The Arc of Dutchess: The Rising Star Award
*Jadelyn Panko, 2019 graduate of Beacon High School: The Kenny Dixon "Spirit" Award
*Matt & Lynn MacDonald: The Frank Pessia Award
The Inaugural "Supernova Award": Winner to be announced at the event!

This event is proudly sponsored by:
Event Sponsors:
Tompkins Mahopac Bank
Atlantic, Tomorrow's Office

Year-Long Sponsors:
Patrick Page Properties
Rose & Kiernan
Commercial Coverage, Inc.
Mutual of America
Bank of Millbrook
Royal Carting Service Company
William G. Miller & Son Funeral Home, Inc.
Safeco Alarm Systems
Philadelphia Insurance Companies
Mid-Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union




100 and up


View map The Poughkeepsie Grand
40 Civic Center Plaza
Poughkeepsie, NY

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