2013 Annual Gala

THANK YOU!

 

We are delighted to share that CMA’s annual fundraising gala was an overwhelming success!  Held at the Muttontown Club, our gala was attended by more than 250 friends and supporters and featured the debut performance of the CMA Chior, a great assortment of gifts and prizes, and an appeal that will enable us to provide additional services to individuals in our care seeking gainful employment.  An annual tradition, this event celebrates CMA’s important mission of providing services that enable people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to maximize their potential.

Very special thanks to our 2013 honoree’s, 

Jodi Golden, Sandi Greenfield & Amy Greeenberg

 

We also extend our deepest thanks to our Board President, Ossie Spector

and CMA’s Board of Directors

Our 2013 gala was co-chaired by two very special friends,

Patricia Lowy & Ellen H. Greiper, Esq.

Celebrates the dream of employment.  CMA is committed to helping people with developmental disabilities learn job skills, prepare for employment and to providing the on-going services that allow for their continued success in the workplace.

Our 2013 Honorees:

 Jodi Golden

Sandi Greenfield

Amy Greenberg

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Jodi Golden and her husband Len live in East Hills with their children, Evan who is 10, Cheri who is 3 and 19 year old Stephanie who attends Quinnipiac University.

 Evan was diagnosed with Autism at a very young age; he was only 17 months old. Since his diagnosis, both Jodi and her husband have worked vigorously to ensure he lives as full and independent a life as possible.

 Jodi is proud to be a strong advocate for both her son and others affected by Autism.  Jodi is co-president of the Roslyn Special Education PTA, and serves on many committees such as East Hills ~ Kids In The Park, North Shore Autism Circle, and CMA.  She is a tireless fundraiser for causes improving the lives of people with developmental disabilities.

 Jodi has two master’s degrees in education: one in early childhood and the other in teaching the deaf and hard of hearing.

Jodi has embraced her family’s personal fight with Autism and considers it a journey. She feels proud of her son and to be a part of a community that is bonded together with hope.

 Jodi was introduced to CMA in 2011 and is just as passionate about CMA’s mission as she is about her fight for Autism.

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Sandi Greenfield lives in Roslyn with her husband Scott and 9 year old twins Sophie and Luke. She discovered that her son Luke was diagnosed with Autism when he was 20 months old. Since that day she has dedicated her life to educating others about Autism.  

2013/2014 marks Sandi’s fifth year serving as President of the Roslyn Special Education Parent Teacher Association.  Both of her children attend the East Hills Elementary School and her son Luke has been thriving in the ABA program.  She is a board member of the North Shore Autism Circle and is very active in fundraising for various organizations related to fighting autism.

Sandi formally was an executive recruiter in New York City working with some of the largest fortune 500 companies in the greater metropolitan area.

Sandi was introduced to CMA in 2011 and remains a very active and passionate member of the CMA family. She has been instrumental in introducing the Roslyn Special Education PTA to the resources that CMA has to offer family members of a loved one with a special need.    

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Amy Greenberg is the President and co-founder of North Shore Autism Circle.  Founded in 2005, NSAC’s mission is to fund recreational, socialization and life skills programs for children and adults on Long Island with Autism Spectrum disorders.

 Amy has served as a Marketing Director and Financial Advisor on Wall Street since 1990. She is currently Vice President of Investments at Henley and Company, specializing in small company stocks.

 An active member of the Roslyn Parent Faculty Association (PFA), Amy has served as President of the PFA at Harbor Hill Elementary School and Roslyn Middle School.  She has also served as Vice President of the Special Education PTA.

 Amy resides in Flower Hill with her husband Evan, son Drew age 13 and daughter Hannah age 15 who has Autism and attends Roslyn High School.

 A supporter of CMA since 2012, Amy has embraced CMA’s mission of providing vocational services to men and women with developmental disabilities and has been a tremendous resource and valued member of the CMA family.

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You may also send your check to:
Community Mainstreaming Associates, Inc.
99 Quentin Roosevelt Blvd., Suite 200
Garden City, New York 11530

Please attach our donation form with your donation

Please contact Diana Guerin, Director of Special Events
(516) 683-0710 ext. 203
dguerin@communitymainstreaming.org
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