Navigation Links
Westchester County Residents to Be Honored At Smart Kids With Learning Disabilities April Fundraiser
Date:4/15/2013

Westport, CT (PRWEB) April 15, 2013

Two Westchester County residents will receive awards at the 11th annual Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities benefit on April 26th. “The Sky’s The Limit” fundraiser, sponsored by Lindamood-Bell Learning Centers, will be held at 7:00 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency in Greenwich, CT, celebrating the limitless potential of children with learning disabilities and ADHD.

The evening’s honorees include:

John J. Russell Ed.D: Westchester County resident Dr. John Russell will be honored for outstanding service in the support of the education of children with learning disabilities. Dr. Russell has been Head of The Windward School in White Plains, New York since 2006. Windward is an independent co-educational day school that provides an excellent education for children with language-based learning disabilities. Over the past four decades, Dr. Russell has held leadership and teaching positions in school districts in Westchester County, New York and Fairfield County, Connecticut.

Dr. Russell said: “I am delighted to be honored by Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities. I wholeheartedly endorse their mission to educate, guide and inspire families of children with learning disabilities or ADHD--and to change the perception of learning disabilities as a stigmatizing condition. I believe that it is time to elevate the discussion of dyslexia and language-based learning disabilities to a national level so that the vast potential of learning disabled students can be realized in every school. I am grateful to Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities for the leadership role that it has played in this initiative.”

Beth Feldman: Beth Feldman will be awarded the Community Service Award for her work as Director of the Laurence W. Levine Foundation. Based in Bayport, NY, the foundation was started by the late Laurence Levine, a corporate attorney at Walsh & Levine and the lawyer for Argentina Airlines. After Levine’s death, his family has continued the foundation, which awards grants to charities to make a difference in the lives of the people served by that charity. Feldman is also the founder of "Sweet & Social," a cupcake and desserts shop in Larchmont, NY, where she lives with her husband, David and their two children.

Westchester County resident Kate Snow, Correspondent for NBC News “Rock Center with Brian Williams,” will serve as the master of ceremonies for the event.

“We are fortunate to have so many local residents, educators and business owners committed to making all children – including those who learn differently – achieve their dreams,” said Rye Brook resident Terry Ann Weil, president of the Board of Directors of Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities.

The Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities benefit is sponsored by Lindamood-Bell Learning Centers, which offer one-to-one, intensive instruction, based on the individual's learning needs at 50 Learning Centers in and beyond the United States.

The gala will include a cocktail reception, dinner, music and silent and live auctions. BJ Jennings of 1st Class Benefits, will serve as the event auctioneer.

About Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities, Inc.: Smart Kids with Learning Disabilities, Inc. is a Westport-based nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering the parents of children with learning disabilities (LD) and attention deficit disorders (ADHD) via its educational programs, award-winning website and blog, and free e-newsletter at http://www.SmartKidswithLD.org. The organization also educates the public about these children’s gifts and talents. Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy is an Honorary Board member, and Henry Winkler, Golden Globe award-winning actor, director and author, serves as the organization’s Honorary Chairman

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/4/prweb10627294.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. LaserTouch Aesthetics Is Excited To Announce The Addition Of Electrolysis to the Array of Services Offered at its White Plains, Westchester location
2. Northern Westchester Hospital Surgeon Reaches New Single-Incision Robot-Assisted Gallbladder Removal Surgery Milestone
3. Alex Galindo, Attorney and Partner at Curd, Galindo & Smith, LLP, Court Wins Against the County of Riverside's Motion to Dismiss Medical Malpractice Case
4. Nassau County’s Special Districts and Service Providers Mapped for the First Time
5. Flu Cases From County Fair Traced to Pigs
6. Marin Countys high breast cancer rate may be tied to genetics
7. Orange County partnership to target cancer health disparities
8. IRSC Student Completes 75-Hours of Work for Degree at Martin County PPEC
9. Lice Tamers Brings FDA-Cleared LouseBuster™ Device to Suffolk County
10. Bridle Brook Assisted Living in Champaign County Hosts Walking Club
11. New Jersey Accident Lawyers at Console & Hollawell Commend Montgomery County’s ‘Operation Safe Holiday,’ Urge All to Participate
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:3/23/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... March 23, 2017 , ... The MBI “Hall of Fame” recognizes the ... acts have had a significant impact on the careers of all others involved. ... Inc. was inducted into the MBI’s Hall of Fame. The induction took place during ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... OH (PRWEB) , ... March ... ... insurance and financial services firm serving the families and businesses of the ... community enrichment program. Northern Ohio Recovery Center (N.O.R.A.) is a nonprofit, community-based ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) , ... March 23, 2017 ... ... announced the release of SmartBen NOW, an innovative mobile app and centralized benefits ... gather and present critical information securely from multiple locations. For the first time, ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) , ... March 23, ... ... Series A funding investment in Los Angeles based healthcare technology company California Healthcom ... group’s portfolio into the US, and healthcare arena. With headquarters in California, CHG ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... ... , ... The TouchPoint Solution, home of Buzzies *, is boosting the ... , “Buzzies change the way we interact with stress and live our day-to-day lives,” ... date in December 2016, The TouchPoint Solution has sold more than $750,000 in product ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:3/23/2017)... , March 23, 2017 CENTRO DE ... article 157, paragraph 4 of Law 6,404/76 and Instruction ... hereby informs its shareholders and the market in general ... its subsidiary Centro de Diagnosticos por Imagem Ltda. (" ... 100% interest in RADIOLOGISTAS ASSOCIADOS LTDA. (" Partnership " ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... 23, 2017  The goal of the pilot ... and track prescription drugs as they are distributed in ... to requirements from US FDA to better protect consumers ... medicines. Blockchain startup Chronicled, which links ... and blockchain technology and recently raised $6.25M, and the ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... N.J. , March 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... company, announced a major milestone today.  Following ... with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration ... clear clinical and regulatory path forward to ... CPI-613, in patients with acute myeloid leukemia ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: