MANHATTAN — Several people with Brooklyn connections will be honored as “community builders” by the NYC College of Technology, known more familiarly as City Tech, at its 2012 Best of New York Awards Dinner on Monday, May 14, at the Hilton New York in Manhattan.
The evening will begin with a guest of honor reception at 6 p.m., followed by dinner and the awards presentation at 7:15 p.m.
The honorees with Brooklyn connections include Steve Hindy, co-founder, chairman and president of The Brooklyn Brewery in Williamsburg; Terry Tang, founder and CEO of TMI Food Group, based in Bushwick; and Joyce Randolph, actress on "The Honeymooners,” a TV show that took place in Brooklyn.
Other honorees this year include Daymond John, J. Alexander Martin, Carl Brown and Keith Perrin of FUBU/The Collection; Yvonne Riley-Tepie ('92), vice president, U.S. field marketing at TD Bank; Jesus I. Coombs ('05), deputy director of construction services for the New York Department of Citywide Administrative Services; and Angela Hines, Esq. ('98), Legal Aid Society Juvenile Rights Practice and founder and executive director of Project Window.
Established in 1982, the Best of New York Award Dinner is hosted by the City Tech Foundation, a not-for-profit corporation chartered in 1981 to raise funds for the College. Proceeds from the annual dinner help fund foundation-sponsored scholarships and other student financial assistance and professional development programs.
This year’s honorary dinner chairs are Alan Aviles, president and CEO of NYC Health and Hospitals Corp., and Peter M. Meyer, president, New York City Market, TD Bank.
City Tech graduate Michael Lomonaco ('84), celebrity chef and managing partner of Porter House New York at Time Warner Center, will serve as master of ceremonies.
For last minute tickets and additional information, please call (718) 260-5025.