The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Long Island 12th Annual Presidential Gala was held at Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury. Andrew Corrado, Senior Vice President and Market President for Nassau County for Capital One Bank and James Metzger, President and CEO of The Whitmore Group, Ltd, both veteran BBBSLI board members, were honored as Men of the Year. Nearly $300,000 was raised for this volunteer youth mentoring organization. bbbsli.org.
Man of the Year Andrew Corrado
Men of the Year James Metzger and Andrew Corrado with Littles George, Elijah and Emily
Little Sister Emily hugs Big Sister Lori Diamond of Lynbrook
JGala Co-Chair E. David Woycik, Jr. with Men of the Year James Metzger, Andrew Corrado and BBBSLI CEO William Tymann
Man of the Year James Metzger
BBBSLI Manager of Marketing and PR Jamessina Hille, Chief Development Officer Mark Cox and Chief Operating Officer Susan Samaroo.
Photo credit: Dennis Gartner, The Visual Image