2016 CAREERS Anniversary Celebration



A record breaking crowd celebrated our hardworking clients at our 29th Anniversary Celebration on October 20th at the Crowne Plaza in White Plains.  The event congratulated and honored over 200 of our clients celebrating work anniversaries from 1 to 35 years, including our 2016 Employee of the Year Sheree Ferguson (pictured with her Employment Specialist Karen Holubis).



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CAREERS 29th Anniversary Celebration

Event Sponsors

      Premier Sponsor


                      Major Sponsors

      Marianne and Patrick Brown


Contributing Sponsors

Karen Brown

The Kitson Law Firm

The Treco Family


                                         shopritelogocolor     universal-american


Awards of Appreciation

Deupree Family Foundation

Dyson Foundation

Kathleen Ferris

Hitachi Metals Community Action Committee

The H.O.P.E. For Youth Foundation


Wendy Green, Gannett Foundation

Award of Appreciation recipient Wendy Green, The Gannett Foundation.

Karen Galbo, Peoples

Isabelle Bradley presents Karen Galbo, Director of the Peoples United Community Foundation an Award of Appreciation.

Walmart Group

Anna Echevarria and Mike Weldon from Walmart receive an Award of Appreciation from employee John Hannon and CAREERS Employment Specialist Mary Fillipponi.


Special Awards

Sheree Ferguson and Karen Brown

Employee of the Year: Sheree Ferguson (left) with Board Secretary, Karen Brown.

Anzano, Stop & Shop

Supervisor of the Year: Anthony Anzano, Stop & Shop (left) receives his award from employee Vinnie Migliaccio and his Employment Specialist Allison Scorca.

Rita Duncan, Goodwill Industries

Supervisor of the Year: Rita Duncan, Goodwill Industries (center), receives her award from employee Steven Winter and his Employment Specialist, Allegra Palevich.

Neil Gollogly

Outstanding Advocate Award: Neil Gollogly (left) receives his award from his brother Tom and his Employment Specialist Chris Kaatz (right).

Kevin and Glenn Ross, S & H Uniforms

Employer of the Year: (left to right) Kevin and Glenn Ross of S & H Uniforms receive their award from employees Peter Marshall and Lyle Davidson and their Employment Specialist Allison Scorca.

Jean Treco and Scott

Outstanding Parental
Support Award
Jean Treco and her son Scott.


Brian Callahan

Brian Callahan (right), with Tops Assistant Manager CJ Caporale, received a Personal Achievement Award.

Barbara Bellantoni

Barbara Bellantoni receives her Personal Achievement Award from her Employment Specialist Karen Holubis.

Hudson Valley Hospital group

Creating Opportunities Investing in Futures Award: Melissa Cafaro & Natalie Doherty, Putnam Valley Central School, Ryan Moynihan and Sedrick O’Connor & Tonja Inlaw, New York Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital.

Courtney Darts, Pro Bono Partnership

Outstanding Professional Advocate Award: Courtney Darts, Pro Bono Partnership receives her award from CAREERS client James Marinelli.

Orlando Collins, Montefiore Medical Center.

Outstanding Employer Advocate Award: Orlando Collins, Montefiore Medical Center.

Matthew Chibbaro, Town of Patterson Recreation & Parks

Outstanding Program Support Award: Matthew Chibbaro, Town of Patterson Recreation & Parks, (right) receives his award from CAREERS Ambition In Motion (AIM) participants Stephen Booth, Doug Cuzzi and Mike Colon and their Community Instructor Dave Duncan (second from left).

Employer of the Year: Kmart
Personal Achievement Award: Camille Crea
  Outstanding Employer Advocate: Assistant Warden Karl Volmer,                  Westchester County Department of Corrections