Contact: Alex Payan, Director of Advancement
Family Services of Westchester
Phone: (914) 305-6836
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 18, 2019
Fundraiser will recognize Mariano Rivera, Douglas J. McClintock and Citrin Cooperman
Tuesday, April 9, 2019, Glen Island Harbor Club, New Rochelle, New York
Yankee baseball legend, philanthropist and Westchester County resident Mariano Rivera will be the honored guest and featured speaker at this year’s Family Services of Westchester (FSW) Star Gala on Tuesday, April 9th at the Glen Island Harbour Club, 50 Glen Island Park, New Rochelle, N.Y. at 6:00 p.m.
This year’s Star Gala will honor devoted longtime FSW Board member and Scarsdale resident Douglas J. McClintock, EVP, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Emigrant Bank with the first annual Board Appreciation Award. Citrin Cooperman, a White Plains-based accounting and advisory firm celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, will receive the Making a Difference Award for its generous support of FSW, to be accepted by the firm’s Managing Partner, Alan G. Badey.
Star Gala 2019 will celebrate FSW’s 65th anniversary of serving the Westchester County community through its innovative social services and mental health programs. Since Family Services of Westchester opened its doors in 1954 with one social worker, the agency has grown to provide over 30,000 Westchester families and children with vital services each year through over 40 programs.
Tara Rosenblum, News 12 anchor and reporter will host the evening’s festivities, which will include a silent auction, live auction and stirring tribute video.
For tickets, sponsorships or additional information on FSW’s Star Gala, please visit www.fsw.org/stargala.
About Family Services of Westchester
Family Services of Westchester (FSW) is a private, nonprofit social services agency, committed to serving the Westchester County community since 1954. Headquartered in Purchase, N.Y., FSW’s mission is to strengthen and support families, children and individuals at every stage of the life cycle through innovative social services and mental health programs, including adoption and foster care for children, Head Start, Big Brothers Big Sisters, My Second Home adult day care, veterans services, HIV/AIDS support services and restorative justice programs. Learn more about FSW at www.fsw.org.