28th Annual Women of Excellence Luncheon

Published Monday, March 2, 2020

The Yonkers Chamber of Commerce Women in Business Committee’s 28th Annual Women of Excellence Luncheon
 originally scheduled for March 25, will be held on May 13th at The Fairways at Dunwoodie Golf Club. Networking begins at 11AM. A "Networking Table" will be provided. Please bring brochures and business cards to promote your business. The formal program begins promptly at Noon

Women of ExcellenceHundreds will gather to congratulate this year’s distinguished winners: Pauline Galvin, Esq. - Entrepreneur Award, Lisa Summa-Guarino - Business Professional Award, Andrea Brown - Above and Beyond Award and Deanne May - Thomas J. Caramadre Humanitarian Award. Plus, Hon. Cecile Singer will be honored with the Special Lifetime Achievement Award. The impressive highlights of their successful efforts will be a highlight of this luncheon. 

In addition to the honorees, 3 outstanding high schools seniors will be recognized for their accomplishments with a $1000 scholarship in memory of Virginia Eyler, a former Committee member and good friend of the Chamber. This year they are Litzy Mejia, Palisade Preparatory High School, Amara Valerio, Yonkers Montessori Academy and Lisa Gentile, Sacred Heart High School. These fine students have achieved academic excellence and display an active role in community service. 

Tickets are $75 per person and can be purchased on the Chamber's website: www.yonkerschamber.com.

Sponsorships are available. Contact Jeanne Martinelli (914) 963-0332 for details.


Feeding WestchesterFeeding Westchester

Be a “Hunger Hero” and join our Women in Business Committee is supporting Feeding Westchester, which is dedicated to alleviating hunger. Formerly known as The Food Bank, this exemplary organization combats hunger in Westchester every day with hands on work in the community. The largest service area for Feeding Westchester is Yonkers where more than 20 agencies are recipients of food distribution.

We ask you to support this worthy cause by bringing the following items to the luncheon. Representatives from Feeding Westchester will collect all donations and will be available to provide additional information.

Please Donate Most Needed Items:

  • Tuna & Canned Meats
  • Low Sugar Cereal
  • Peanut Butter
  • Whole Grain Rice, Pasta, Oats
  • Low Sodium Soups and Stews
  • 100% Fruit Juice
  • Canned Fruits & Vegetables

Monetary donations will also be collected at the luncheon if you prefer. For every $1 donated Feeding Westchester can source 4 meals for our neighbors struggling with hunger. Checks should be made payable to Feeding Westchester.

You can also visit www.feedingwestchester.org and click on “Donate Now”

You participation and support is greatly appreciated.


Dott Communications
Empire City Casino
Cross County Shopping Center
Liquorfellers Discount Center