SUNY Sullivan Foundation to Honor Men Who Make a Difference

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SUNY Sullivan Foundation to Honor Men Who Make a Difference

Thursday, November 2, 2017, 6:00pm

The SUNY Sullivan Foundation will hold its Men Who Make a Difference Recognition on Thursday, November 2nd at 6:00pm at Bernie’s Holiday Restaurant in Rock Hill. Seven area men haven been chosen to be recognized for the contributions they make throughout the region, and beyond.

The 2017 Men Who Make a Difference by category are:

Dr. Galarneau serves as President of the Greater Hudson Valley Health System Medical Group; Ramsay Adams is the Founder and Executive Director of Catskill Mountainkeeper; Richard Humleker is Vice President of Development for The Center for Discovery; Stuart Douglas Hirsch is the President and Chair of the Board at Operation Endeavor; Chris DePew is Dean of Student Development Services and Athletic Director at SUNY Sullivan; Joey Altman is a chef, consultant, spokesperson and educator who has hosted two tv programs on the Food Network; and Richard Martinkovic served as the Sullivan County Public Safety Commissioner.

“The Foundation has chosen to honor a group of men who not only give of themselves, but who work to help who are less fortunate; at times suffering from natural disasters, who work tirelessly to protect our environment, who face challenges with strength, courage, dignity, perseverance and foresight, and who have the ability to initiate change with their ideas and determination,” said Foundation chairperson Helena Manzione.

The Men Who Make a Difference reception is open to the public. Tickets are $60 per person, which includes a buffet reception (cash bar) and can be purchased by calling Hillary Egeland, Director of Special Events and Campus Activities at 845.434.5750, ext. 4377 or by email at hegeland@sunysullivan.edu. Individuals or organizations interested in being sponsors and or placing an ad in the event program should also contact Ms. Egeland.

The SUNY Sullivan Foundation is a not-for-profit organization that provides assistance, funding for equipment, enrichment programs, and the ability to enhance and strengthen selected academic areas and programs that prepare students for life after formal education.