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2010 Mayor’s Charity Affair

Mayor Teena Schwartz, Kurt Landsberger and Rosanne Bornstein.

VEC current Chairman Gerard Shimonaski
and VEC first Chairman Marc Kaplan.

VEC Members Chairman Gerard Shimonaski, Gloria Machnowski,
Virginia Citrano and James Loudon receiving the award

This year Mayor’s Charity Affair continued the tradition of honoring the individuals, organizations, and businesses of Verona who have contributed to the growth and well-being of our community over the past year.

The 2010 honorees

Santi Condorelli and Steve Janett are the recipients of the Gentleman of Verona award. Both have grown up in Verona and have given back tremendously in service to the community.

Kurt Landsberger received the Philanthropy and Advocacy award. An advocate for the preservation of the Hilltop, handicap access to public buildings and for educational programs as well as genorous donor to several causes.

Verona C.H.I.L.D. is an organization that has helped to increase awareness to the differences in children's learning styles. They have spread the joy of reading to the youth in our community.

The Verona Environmental Commission has work for years promoting awareness of ecological and environmental issues to the community at large, especially to Verona's students.

Investor's Bank had contributed generously to several programs in our town demonstrating awareness of the needs of our community.

The VEC would like to thank Mayor Teena Schwartz and the 2010 Mayor’s Charity Affair Committee for recognizing our Community Service. Congratulations to all 2010 honorees and to all former VEC members without whom this recognition could not be possible.

The 17th Annual Mayor’s Charity Affair took place on May 23rd at Mayfair Farms in West Orange. The purpose of the event was to raise funds that will be donated to Verona organizations and programs that reach all residents.

The 17th Annual Mayor’s Charity Affair at Mayfair Farms.

Verona C.H.I.L.D. members.

We extend this award to all former VEC members!