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'
GOSHEN — 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
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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