SHELTER OUR SISTERS 36th Annual Gala
May 9, 2012
This year's Annual Gala was rousing success with over 300 guests in attendance at the Westmont Country Club.
Thanks to all of our honorees, board members, dinner committee, staff and invited guests for helping to make this event a night to remember!
L-R, Gala Co-Chair, Gail P. Steinel, County Executive, Kathleen Donovan, Senator Loretta Weinberg, SOS Board President, Ruth P. Seitelman and SOS Executive Director, Elaine K. Meyerson
L-R, Board President, Ruth P. Seitelman with SOS Humanitarian Benefactor Honorees, Jim and Carmela Lawrence
L-R, Board President, Ruth P. Seitelman, SOS Development Director, Beth R. Nussbaum and SOS Corporate Sponsorship Honoree Verizon and Verizon Wireless (represented by Verizon's Donnett Verley)
L-R, Aaron Bernstein with SOS Volunteer of the Year Honoree, Sheia Bernstein
L-R, SOS Humanitarian Benefactor Honorees Costantino and Elissa Suriano
L-R, Ruth P. Seitelman, SOS Community Partnership Award Honoree - Church of Atonement 's Deedy Clark and Rev. Lynn Bleich Weber, and Elaine K. Meyerson
Be sure to check out our Fall 2011 Newsletter
for complete details of our milestone event!
Shelter Our Sisters thanks the Zonta Club of Northern Valley for coordinating the Annual RAVE Walk (Rape and Violence Eradication) for the benefit of SOS and the Rape Crisis Center
Senator Menendez, with Elaine Meyerson, SOS Executive Director, joined us in support of the Walk and as a supporter of VAWA legislation.
Senator Menendez addressing the 100+ walkers.
County Executive Kathleen Donohue offered her support of the event and violence against women issues.
SOS Walking Group
Left to Right:
Front row: Daniela Petofi, Cindy Viera, Nancy Barrett and Elena Noriega
Back row: Gerry Colon, Marilyn Cintron, Jeane Spinosa, Marjorie Banks, Shauna Andrade, Ashley Kenney and Vivian Junior