Every year, United Way’s Young Leaders United affinity group throws a Holiday Happy Hour to celebrate their work, thank volunteers and give an opportunity for others to learn more about this group and the work they do in the community. This year, the YLU Holiday Happy Hour will be held on Thursday, December 12th from 5:00 to 8:00pm at Farmers and Chefs (40 Albany Street, Poughkeepsie). Admission is free, but guests are requested to bring supermarket gift cards. These gift cards will be distributed to families that are struggling during the holiday season.
The YLU Holiday Happy Hour is sponsored by: Heckeroth Plumbing & Heating, Marshall & Sterling Insurance (Gold Sponsors), RBT CPAs LLP (Silver Sponsor) Julia & Sean Kammerer, Robert L McKee MD and Ulster Savings Bank (Bronze Sponsor). For more information on sponsorship and to register to attend the YLU Holiday Happy Hour, go to www.uwdor.org/ylusponsor.
Young Leaders is co-chaired by Joyneia Joyner from Berkshire Famrs and Services for Youth and Rebecca Reynolds from RBT CPA’s, LLP. Members include Michelle Bissett (McEnroe Farms), Solomon Chouicha (Legal Services of the Hudson Valley), Brett Colbert (Community Volunteer), Megan Deichler (Helmsley Charitable Trust), Nicole Gilmartin (RBT CPAs LLP), Amanda Gisonni (IBM Corporation), Julia Kammerer (Member of the UWDOR Board of Directors/CareMount Medical), Vibhavari Kondapuram (RBT CPAs, LLP), Steph Kortesis (Community Volunteer), Garrett Marshall (The Culinary Institute of America), Michelle Matthews (MHA Ulster), Casper Owuor (Bard College), Liz Proscia (The Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies), Mallika Rao (Astor Services for Children and Families), Jenny Sanchez (The Sentinel of Port Jervis), Vince Sceri (Adams Fairacre Farms), Adrienne Watts (Geodis), Sarah Weikel (The ARC of Dutchess), and Thomas Weikel (Poughkeepsie Journal).
Each month the UWDOR Young Leaders meet to discuss projects and to network. Admission to Young Leaders is open to residents aged 18 to 40, who are dedicated to helping their community. For more information, go to www.uwdor.org/ylu.
For additional information, please call 845-471-1900 ext 3106 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.