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Westchester's Association of Development Officers' presentation of the 2011 Philanthrophy Day Awards was a huge success on Tuesday, Nov. 15 at Tappan Hill in Tarrytown. A sold-out, enthusiastic crowd warmly received the honorees. ADO is dedicated to the advancement of fundraising and philanthropy in the Hudson Valley Region, and the honorees have all contributed significantly to philanthropy in the Lower Hudson Valley.
- Patricia Lanza, ADO’s 2011 Outstanding Philanthropist of the Year
- Patricia Mulqueen, Community Affairs Director of Con Edison, was presented with the award for Nonprofit Board Member of the Year for her work at the YWCA in White Plains.
- Lynda Costa accepted the award for Outstanding Corporate Philanthropy on behalf of PepsiCo EnAble, in particular for its work with Guiding Eyes for the Blind and Ability Beyond Disability.
- Pleasantville’s Rose Cappa, of Cappa Crucy & Co., was awarded the Professional Fundraiser of the Year Award.
- The Youth in Philanthropy Award was presented to Katonah’s Michael Sabbath for his project benefitting the organization Ability Beyond Disability.
- A first-ever posthumous award was accepted by Katherine Moore on behalf of her late husband, David Moore. ADO’s 2006 Nonprofit Board Member of the Year, David Swope, presented the award to Mrs. Moore.