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CWNY to hold luncheon

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Posted: Thursday, April 10, 2014 10:30 am | Updated: 11:29 am, Thu Apr 17, 2014.

The Center for the Women of New York will hold its annual luncheon on April 26 at noon at Douglaston Manor, 63-20 Commonwealth Blvd.

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and Cheryl Wills, anchor at NY1, will receive Women of Distinction awards.

Women in Leadership honors will be given to Nancy Chen Baldwin of Northrop-Grumman; Peg Breen, president of NY Landmarks Conservancy; Kris Kohler of Mason Tenders District Council; Jeri Mendelsohn, CEO, Samuel Field Y and Central Queens Y; Alexandra Rosa, consultant; Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas (D-Astoria); and Michelle Stoddart, Resorts World Casino.

Receiving Good Guy awards will be: Gary Babad, Clearview Assistance Program; Steve Blank, publisher, Blank Slate Media; Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Bronx, Queens); Dr. William Duke, geriatrician; David Fischer, president of Jefferson Democratic Club; Donald Gelestine, entrepreneur; Lawrence Litwack, a lawyer; and Councilman Paul Vallone (D-Bayside.)

Tickets are $125. Call (718) 793-0672 or go to cwny.org.

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