Rockland Neighborhood Basis Publicizes 2023 Signature Awards Reception Honorees; Dominican College Secures $1.98 Million Federal Grant; Briefs

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Rockland Neighborhood Basis Publicizes 2023 Signature Awards Reception Honorees

The Rockland Neighborhood Basis (RCF) will honor Tina Campbell, Alison Crowther and Suffrage Ahead Fund Committee Members at its Signature Awards Reception on March 30, from 5:30 to eight:00 pm on the Crowne Plaza Lodge (Atrium Space), at 3 Govt Blvd in Suffern, NY.

The occasion celebrates people who’ve made a optimistic impression on the group by philanthropy, which this yr consists of two extraordinary feminine fundholders in addition to a fund devoted to feminine empowerment.

rockland community foundationThis yr’s honorees are:

  • Tina Campbell, Neighborhood Council Fundholder, TriState Grasp Networks

Tina launched the Neighborhood Council to reinforce the group’s mission of “constructing a gaggle of entrepreneurs and enterprise leaders who’re learning-based and community-minded.” Her imaginative and prescient was to deliver collectively member specialists and volunteers with a ardour for group outreach and create a grassroots effort to attach with these in want. Grasp Networks hosts quite a lot of occasions all year long, every of which has a group assist part.

  • Alison Crowther, Fundholder of The Welles Remy Crowther Purple Bandanna Memorial Scholarship Fund

Alison established the Welles Remy Crowther Belief in September 2001 to honor and preserve her son’s reminiscence alive by good works benefiting younger individuals. The Welles Remy Crowther Purple Bandanna Memorial Scholarship is a tribute to the braveness and heroism of 24-year-old Welles Remy Crowther (“The Man in The Purple Bandanna”), who rescued many on 9/11 earlier than he finally perished. The scholarship is awarded to a deserving high-school graduate selecting to pursue a profession in hearth and emergency companies or health-related companies.

  • Suffrage Ahead Fund Committee Members Joe Allen, Cristina Biaggi, Harriet Cornell, Lilian Morvay, Robin Rosenberg, and Paulette Ross, Chair

Suffrage Ahead was based in 2020 to mark the one hundredth anniversary of the nineteenth modification, which affirmed girls’s proper to vote and granted them the facility to form coverage. The Fund’s Committee members take an lively position in serving to to additional Suffrage Ahead’s ongoing mission to empower girls and create consciousness amongst all individuals of feminine power and resiliency.

Tickets for the occasion value $150 per individual and can be found . Attendees are handled to cold and warm hors d’oeuvres, dessert, complimentary wine or beer; the occasion additionally features a silent public sale, prizes, and extra!

The Basis additionally introduced that it is going to be donating 10 % of ticket sale earnings again to every of the funds to strengthen their dedication to enhancing the group by philanthropy.

RCF is searching for occasion sponsors in addition to journal adverts for the occasion, providing quite a lot of sponsorship and promoting packages. For sponsorship questions or further info, contact: Cara Kuo,

Dominican College New York Secures $1.98 Million Federal Grant For Enhanced Expertise

Dominican College New York has been awarded a $1.98 million federal grant to offer the campus group with enhanced expertise, elevated broadband entry, and extra IT coaching and assist.  The grant is a part of the Biden Administration’s Web for All initiative and comes from the Division of Commerce’s Nationwide Telecommunications and Info Administration (NTIA).

dominican grantFinal week, the NTIA introduced that 61 minority-serving schools and universities throughout the nation acquired grants by the Connecting Minority Communities Pilot Program. Dominican College New York was the one establishment of upper training in New York State to obtain a grant, in keeping with the College.

“We’re so grateful to have secured this grant which can allow us to fund technological enhancements on campus and can enormously improve the academic expertise of our college students,” mentioned Sr. Mary Eileen O’Brien, O.P., Ph.D., President, Dominican College New York.

The challenge entitled “DU Connections: Constructing Broadband and IT Capability” has a lot of parts.

  • Wi-fi entry on the Dominican College campus will likely be improved with the addition of wi-fi entry factors.
  • The College will buy hotspot entry gear, Wi-Fi extenders, and headphones to be lent to college students for long-term use.
  • Extra IT workers members will likely be employed to supply technological coaching and assist to college students, school, and workers on inner methods comparable to Jenzabar, Blackboard, the DUNY app, and different software program packages that assist the academic mission.
  • Video cameras and podcasting gear will likely be bought to facilitate experiential studying with expertise on campus and improve distant studying.
  • Extra pupil interns will likely be employed within the IT workplace to supply further help to the DU group and to strengthen their abilities.

These actions will likely be developed and administered by a challenge management workforce that will likely be led by Russell Diaz, Chief Info Officer.

American Dream’s Water Park Reopens After State Investigated Helicopter Accident

americandreamThe Dream Works Water Park at American Dream has reopened after the New Jersey Division of Neighborhood Affairs (DCA) investigated an accident that injured 4 individuals after a big helicopter fell from the ceiling and right into a pool within the indoor water park.

The DCA’s investigation of the helicopter’s parts discovered that injury on the wire rope that held up the helicopter was a “direct contributing issue to the reason for the wire rope’s failure” and the ornament has since been completely eliminated,” mentioned DCA spokesperson Lisa Ryan.

Inspectors mentioned the ornamental helicopter was in any other case sound and secure for use.

“Upon overview of the reviews and the engineering agency’s findings, DCA has licensed the abatement of violations issued from the State Development Workplace and from the Amusement Journey Security Unit. All sights positioned within the waterpark at American Dream have been launched by DCA to proceed operation to the general public,” Ryan mentioned.

Authorities mentioned not one of the accidents had been life-threatening.

Dental 365 Expands To Pomona

Actual Property Dealer Samuel Hartstein of Gemstone Realty Group LLC has signed a brand new tenant at 14 Thiells Mt Ivy in Pomona for a 1,914 square-foot area for a dental workplace, Dental 365.

dental 365David Townes of Cushman Wakefield represented the owner.

Dental365 gives handy and inexpensive dental look after your entire household, in keeping with the corporate’s web site. Dental365 has a number of places all through New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. There’s a location at 195 South Principal Road, New Metropolis and at 1 Crosfield Ave in West Nyack.

Gemstone Realty Group LLC additionally represented Williamsburg Pediatrics in a 2,800 square-foot ten-year lease at 14 Thiells Mt. Ivy in Pomona.  That is Williamsburg Pediatrics’ seventh location, and second in Rockland County.

David Townes Cushman & Wakefield represented the owner, Pyramid Development Group.

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