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Junior League marks end of season with awards ceremony

New president Danielle Henry: 'I look forward to continuing our 96-year legacy of service in our community'




  • Pictured (from left): Chloe Reddick-Jackson, Tara Bliss, Gina Dowden, Lauren Rowley, Kerri Fenton-Foley, Danielle Henry, Heather Batelic, Barbara DeStafeno, Jennie Ossentjuk, Megan Conroy, Martha Soto, Trish Chelsen, Fola Latinwo, and Orysia Dmytrenko. (Present, but not photographed: Susan Roth and Christina LaPerle.) (Photo provided)




— The Junior League of Orange County ended its 2017-18 season with an awards ceremony and a transfer of leadership at Delancey’s Restaurant in Goshen during an evening reception.

The league also welcomed a new president and incoming board of directors at the reception, which was held on June 11.

“It has been an honor to represent the Junior League as president," said the outgoing president, Barbara DeStafeno. "I value the opportunity to network with women in Orange County, and around the country, who are interested in impacting their communities in positive ways. The training and experience I have had over the past two years have helped me to grow as a leader.”

The league recognized the following people for their service to the league and its community efforts:

Distinguished Service — Trish Chelsen

Volunteer of the Year — Chloe Reddick-Jackson

Above and Beyond the Call of Duty — Orysia Dmytrenko

Webpage Redesign

Spirit of Junior League — Glenn LaPerle (Father of JLOC Member Christina LaPerle), Outstanding guest appearance as Santa Claus

Ten Years of Volunteering — Danielle Henry and Kristy Horaz

"It is a pleasure to serve as president for the Junior League of Orange County," said incoming president Danielle Henry. "I look forward to continuing our 96 year legacy of service in our community."

DeStafeno also thanked her board for their hard work and announced the incoming board of directors:

President — Danielle Henry

President Elect — Sherri Lattimer

Finance Vice President — Lauren Rowley

Administrative Vice President — Chloe Reddick-Jackson

Nominating Committee — Tara Bliss, Heather Batelic, Kristy Horaz and Kerri Fenton-Foley

Sustainer Liaison — Lisa Schultz

About the Junior LeagueThe Junior League of Orange County, NY, is part of an international organization of women, The Association of Junior Leagues International, with more than 150,000 members in 292 communities in the US, the UK, Canada and Mexico, committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. The Junior League of Orange County NY, Inc. reaches out to women of all races, religions, and national origins who demonstrate an interest in and commitment to volunteerism.



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