Brookhaven honors recipients of women’s recognition award

Members of the Brookhaven town board honored the recipients of the 2019 Women’s Recognition Awards during a ceremony town hall. Nominated by members of the community, the recipients either live or work in the Town of Brookhaven and have demonstrated excellence in a variety of areas. The winners are:

  • Arts: Angela Raymond, resident of Patchogue
  • Business: DeeDee Griner, resident of Mastic Beach
  • Communications/ Media: Donna DeVita, resident of Mastic Beach
  • Community Service Professional: Dr. Carol Carter, founder Sunshine Prevention Center
  • Community Service Volunteer: Gretchen A. Mones, resident of Stony Brook
  • Education: Marie Ficano, Ed.D, resident of Northport
  • Government: Annette Mahoney-Cross, resident of Mount Sinai
  • Health Care Provider: Denise Driscoll, RN-BC, NPP resident of Rocky Point
  • Law Enforcement: Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart
  • Legal Profession: Hon. Theresa Whelan, Suffolk County Court
  • Medicine: Kym Carpentieri, D.O., resident of West Sayville
  • Religion: Kate Jones Calone, resident of Setauket
  • Science: Dr. Cathy S. Cutler, resident of Shirley
  • Dress for Success Brookhaven Volunteer Award: Annette Crosson, Rita Kiernan, Ronni Schultz

Additionally, Supervisor Ed Romaine and members of the board each nominated a woman residing in the town to receive a special commendation for outstanding service. They are:

  • Erma Gluck, resident of Coram
  • Yvonne Grant, resident of North Babylon (President & CEO of the Girl Scouts of Suffolk County)
  • Leeana Costa, resident of Rocky Point
  • Joelle Hawkes, resident of Blue Point
  • Kerri Rosalia, resident of Manorville
  • Casey Berry, resident of Port Jefferson
  • Yvonne Rivers, resident of Gordon Heights

The Town of Brookhaven’s Office of Women’s Services provides a variety of services for women and their families. Click here to learn more.