What... (i.e. camp, dance class, birthday party)
        
 
Pick a NYMetroParents Region: All Regions   Manhattan    Brooklyn    Queens    Westchester    Rockland   Fairfield    Nassau    Suffolk  

Resources

   

MARCH OF DIMES PRESENTS 15TH ANNUAL GOLDEN APPLE AWARDS

     Home  >  Articles  > Local News - Suffolk County, Long Island
by Kaitlin Ahern

Related: march of dimes, best teachers in the tri-state area, best teacher awards, teacher golden apple awards,


Ten faculty members across Long Island were awarded with Golden Apple Awards presented by March of Dimes to recognize their commitment to education.

Who knows why, but a polished apple has always been the go-to gift for a great teacher, and over the years the fruit has become a symbol for education and learning. The March of Dimes takes that idea one step further with its annual Golden Apple Awards, presented this year to 10 outstanding local individuals who have made a difference through their commitment to education. Now in its 15th year, the Golden Apple Awards Gala was held at Fox Hollow in Woodbury on November 3. 

march of dimes presents golden apple awards

The 2011 honorees were:

Roger Tilles, member, NYSED Board of Regents, presented the awards, and committee co-chairwomen included Barbara Fahlbusch, M.S. Ed., kindergarten teacher at Locust Valley Central School District, and Kathleen Velsor, Ed.D., associate professor at SUNY College of Old Westbury.

The gala raised more than $58,000 for prenatal wellness programs, research grants, advocacy efforts, and a Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Family Support® program at Stony Brook University Medical Center. All of these initiatives will help to foster stronger, healthier babies and aid in the effort to decrease the more than 31,000 premature births that occur in our state each year, which often result in death or lifelong disabilities.

For more information on the March of Dimes, call 516-496-2100 or visit www.marchofdimes.com.

 


Get Your FREE Indoor Activity eGuide!

More Local News - Suffolk County, Long Island Articles

Holtsville Center Focuses on Holistic Healing for the Whole Family
South Setauket Center Helps All Children Feel ‘Loved to Pieces’
Children's Art Studio Opens in Greenlawn
Day Care and Special Education Service Provider Opens in Dix Hills
Sports Program for Kids with Special Needs Offers Classes in Saint James

Be a good fellow parent and share this with a friend who would be interested
Email Friend

Local Local News - Suffolk County, Long Island Sponsors

GymCats Gymnastics and Birthday Party Center
1 Odell Plaza at Equalize Fitness
Yonkers, NY
914-965-7676
Our goal at GymCats is to build a physical and men...

Peartree Preschool
132 W. 112th St.
New York, NY
212-866-4105
Peartree NYC Preschool was founded by local mom, ...

Womb Pics Ultrasound Inc.
385 Central Ave, Ste E
Boheimia, NY
631-946-6400
...

Kids By The Bunch
49 Forest Avenue
Glen Cove, New York
516-671-5000
...

Mary Ann Hall's MUSIC FOR CHILDREN
Locations in Fairfield, CT and NYC
CT
203-854-9797
Mary Ann Hall's MUSIC FOR CHILDREN: the music scho...
See Our Local News - Suffolk County, Long Island Directory

local zones

Nassau

Nassau cont.

Suffolk

Suffolk cont.

Westchester

Westchester cont.

Fairfield

Rockland

Rockland cont.

Queens

Queens cont.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn cont.

Manhattan

Copyright 2014 NY Metro Parents Magazine Site Design: THE VOICE