2019 Long Island ‘Angels of The Night’ Honored

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Photo by Shinbone Photography

Twenty-four Angels received their wings at The Piermont in Babylon with more than 200 of their closest friends watching over on Oct. 2.

The Angel Awards Gala commemorates the 4th year of honoring and recognizing empowering women in a diversity of areas including: business development, philanthropy and volunteerism.

“For each year, it inspires me more acknowledging that there are wonderful, dedicated women representing our communities,“ said Rhonda Klch, founding executive director of Equity First Foundation.

Equity First Foundation provides financial education, literacy and best practices at low or no cost to individuals and groups from primary school through retirement and including life events.

The 2019 Angels were Leanne Baum, Autumn Behm, Janice Blake, Michelle Blum, Linda Bonnano, Tiffany Castillo, Suzanne Chimera, Donna Cioffi, Leanna Costa, Olivia Curtin (Jr. Angel), Pauline Damiani, Melissa Firmes-Ray, Natalie Henrique, Paula Gottlieb Herman, Farra Isaacson, Valentina Janek, Patricia Polenz, Tabetha Pradel, Jackie Riker, Tammy Severino, Melissa Shea, Kim Towers, Danielle M. Visvader, and Amy Zaslansky.

Proceeds from this event supports women’s financial literacy programs provided by Equity First Foundation. If you know any women’s group that needs assistance in the area of financial literacy, please contact our organization. View details of the event at angelawardsli.com or the Angel Awards Facebook page at facebook.com/Angel-Awards-of-Long-Island

For more information about financial literacy and education or to participate in programs/events, contact Lisa Strahs-Lorenc at 631-714-4822×110 or [email protected].