Easter Seals Gala Tops $300K
and the spirit of charity for our fellow citizens.”Easter Seals New York honored the memory of Governor Hugh L. Carey, for his role in changing the lives of individuals with disabilities in New York State. Susan Carey Dempsey on behalf of the Carey family and the late governnor accepted the Edgar F. Allen Political Service Award. Past recipients of the award include United States Senator Charles E. SchumerEaster Seals honored Heffernan Insurance with the Lilli and Allan Shedlin Award because of their leading role in supporting the organization.HighTower, a financial services company is received the Outstanding Citizenship Award for their support of programs for children.The emcee for the event is philanthropist Heather Mills, with special guest Ernie Anastos participating in the event which raised over $300,000.00.Easter Seals New York thanked the sponsors who made the event possible: Amway, BWW Charities, Katzman Produce and Hunts Point Produce Market.Entertainment was provided by Colin Hay
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