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Public Service Award Winner Mike Cleary Featured in New York Post

Jennifer Yeboah : March 13, 2013 2:36 pm : Association News

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Member Luke Vander Linden Featured in the January Issue of Journal of the DMA Nonprofit Federation.

Jennifer Yeboah : January 30, 2013 4:25 pm : Association News

Luke Vander Linden, Vice President & Senior Marketing Director of Carl Bloom Associates, talks about donor behavior and the management of nonprofit organizations.

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Public Service Award Winners Talk About Facing Daily Challenges and HelpingTheir City.

Jennifer Yeboah : January 29, 2013 6:21 pm : Association News

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Deputy Mayor Holloway and DCAS Commissioner Handy joined The Hundred Year Association of New York to honor 9 outstanding civil servants and 15 academically talented children of City employees who received $15,500 in cash awards and $30,500 in college scholarships from the Association’s members.

Jennifer Yeboah : January 9, 2013 11:50 pm : Association News

January 8, 2013

Deputy Mayor Caswell Holloway and Commissioner Handy Join With The Hundred Year Association of New York to Honor 9 Outstanding Civil Servants

—Century-Old Private Firms Thank City Employees and Give College Scholarships—Deputy Mayor Caswell Holloway and Department of Citywide Administrative ServicesCommissioner Edna Wells Handy today joined representatives of the Hundred YearAssociation of New York to honor 9 outstanding civil servants and 15 academically talented children of City employees, who received $15,500 in cash awards and $30,500 in college scholarships from the Association’s members.

Joining Commissioner Handy for the awards ceremony at Police Department headquarters were representatives of the Hundred Year Association and its 200 member organizations.

Deputy Mayor Holloway said, “The City’s talented and dedicated workforce serves more than 8.4 million New Yorkers every day,” said Deputy Mayor Holloway. “The 100 Year Association’s recognition of outstanding civil servants and scholarship support of their children will help to ensure that New York City’s workforce remains among the best in the world—now and in the future.”

“The civil servants we honor today bring prestige to the City by going beyond their job descriptions to give New Yorkers world-class service, every single day,” said Commissioner Handy. “We are proud to assist the Hundred Year Association in rewarding the achievements of our city workforce and the broad range of vital work that they perform.”

“On behalf of the Board of Governors and members of the Association we thank Mayor Bloomberg, Commissioner Wells Handy and her staff for their assistance in supporting and organizing this unique Public / Private Program, created to recognize and reward outstanding achievement in the workplace and in the classroom,” said Clinton W. Blume, III –President of The Hundred Year Association of New York.

The largest scholarship, in the amount of $6,000 sponsored by STV Group, went to Desiree Daring, a senior at Williams College and a graduate of Brooklyn Technical High School. She is the daughter of Eleston Daring, who is a School Safety Engineer at the Department of Transportation.

Founded in 1927, the Hundred Year Association of New York celebrates the business, professional, educational, religious and charitable organizations of New York City that are at least one hundred years old. Since 1958, the Association has highlighted the close partnership between the City’s private sector and City government by recognizing outstanding career civil service employees. Named for the Association’s founder, the Isaac Liberman Public Service Awards are available to employees whose salaries do not exceed $81,000. Individual cash awards generally range from $1,000 to $6,000. The Association’s E. Virgil Conway College Scholar Awards Program was founded in 1971 to assistacademically qualified children of career civil service employees to obtain college educations. College Scholar Awards are granted to promising students whose gross family incomes do not exceed $110,000. The scholarships recognize excellence in scholastic achievement and community service. College scholarships range from $1,000 to $6,000.

A complete listing of this year’s 24 winners is available at the DCAS website.






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Association Member McRoberts Maritime Awarded Contract for Hong Kong’s Kai Tak Cruise Terminal

Jennifer Yeboah : December 19, 2012 1:02 pm : Association News

McRoberts Maritime Security was recently awarded the contact to write the Port Facility Security Assessment and Plan for the new Kai Tak Cruise Terminal in Hong Kong. This two-berth cruise terminal, which is currently under construction, is being brought to China by World Cruise Terminals, a consortium made up of partners Worldwide Flight Services, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and Shun Tak Holdings Limited. Located in the heart of Hong Kong on Victoria Harbour, this cruise terminal will offer panoramic views of the famous Hong Kong skyline and is within miles of downtown. Nick Knittel, Senior V.P., and Mike Lee, V.P., will execute the consulting contract on behalf OF McRoberts Maritime Security. The Kai Tak Criuse Terminal is set to accept its first cruise ship , Royal Caribbean’s Mariner of the Seas in June 2013 and will be able to clear 3,00 passengers per hour.

Founding in 1876, the McRoberts Protective Agency, Inc., is a privately-held, full-service security provider with national scope.  A nationally certified WBE (Woman Business Enterprise), McRoberts is the oldest security agency in America and today provides comprehensive, customized and integrated security services, technology, consulting, investigations, and training. McRoberts Maritime Security is the operating division of McRoberts that leads the maritime security industry in the area of regulatory compliant, integrated security solutions for port facilities, cruise lines, cargo ships, and cargo terminals.  Today discerning clients in a number of different industries from coast to coast recognize the value that McRoberts can add to their security programs.

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Jennifer Yeboah : December 12, 2012 5:10 pm : Association News, Uncategorized

  “Under Mayor Bloomberg’s leadership, we have created seven NYC Business Solutions Centers across all five boroughs. These Centers provide free services to help small businesses start, operate, and expand. This year, NYC Business Solutions Centers have connected more than 500 businesses to loans totaling more than $56 million, helped launch over 200 new businesses, and provided business courses to more than 3,000 business owners and entrepreneurs. Since Hurricane Sandy, our Centers have stepped up and connected more than 100 businesses impacted by the storm to over $2.7 million, through our Emergency Loan Fund.”

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Member Andrew Rosenwach of Rosenwach Tanks and Association President Clinton Blume interviewed on MSNBC’s “Your Business”.

Jennifer Yeboah : October 10, 2012 2:49 pm : Association News

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Hundred Year Association Partners with the NYC Department of Design and Construction for its 2012 Scholarship Awards.

james : September 19, 2012 10:23 am : Association News

The Hundred Year Association and the NYC Department of Design and Construction honored the academic accomplishments of this year’s winner Kaustabh Basu as well as the outstanding efforts of Rimsha Macktoom and Jennifer Yeboah at the award luncheon.

DDC’s Commissioner David Burney presented the awards to the recipients at the luncheon held on August 14th.

Kaustabh Basu is a second year undergraduate student at New York University. He is majoring in Chemistry and plans to pursue a Master’s degree and Ph.D. in chemistry upon graduation.

Kaustabh holds a 3.8 grade point average and is currently a member of NYU’s chemistry research team specializing in synthetic organic chemistry, with a focus in living cell application. For Kaustabh, stepping into a chemistry lab represents the potential to improve lives, and to make technology cleaner, healthier and more advanced. In addition to his academic interests, Kaustabh is committed to serving others and shaping the global community for generations to come. His enthusiasm and thirst for knowledge is an inspiration.

Kaustabh’s mother, Aditi Basu is an Associate Engineering Technician and Cadd Designer in the Executive Unit of the Infrastructure division.

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Sportsmen For Charity, Inc. donates over $10,000 to The Hundred Year Association to continue their educational programs.

james : September 19, 2012 10:23 am : Association News

Sportsmen For Charity, Inc. hosted a sporting clay event held on March 30, 2012 in efforts to support The Hundred Year Association’s on going philanthropic, cultural and educational programs. The successful event raised over $10,000 and brought together a host of business professionals from various industries.

The Hundred Year Association would like to thank the Sportsmen For Charity, Inc. for their  support at this year’s event!

Sportsmen for Charity (SFC)  was founded in 2002 by five members of the New York area real estate and construction industry for the simple purpose of promoting the shooting sports. developing camaraderie among members of the industry and, giving back to society by contributing to charity. SFC continues to grow this fund raising effort each year by providing participants a day of experiencing the natural beauty of the great outdoors and and a little friendly competition.

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THE HUNDRED YEAR ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK TO HONOR Dominick Servedio, Executive Chairman of STV Group

james : August 2, 2012 11:28 am : Association News, Awards, Richard A. Cook Gold Medal Awards

Dominick M. Servedio, P.E. executive chairman of STV Group will accept the 82nd annual Richard A. Cook Gold Medal Award at fundraiser gala, November14th at the Union League Club

New York, NY, June 6, 2012 – The Hundred Year Association has selected Dominick M. Servedio, P.E., executive chairman of STV Group (1912) as this year’s recipient of its annual Richard A. Cook Gold Medal Award.  Presented to remarkable leaders and contributors to the city of New York, the award has been granted every year since 1930 (except during WWII) “in recognition of outstanding contributions to the city.”

Past recipients of the award include civic leaders Robert Moses, E. Virgil Conway, Robert Morgenthau and Ray Kelly; Mayors Fiorello LaGuardia, Robert Wagner, Rudy Giuliani and Michael Bloomberg, entertainers Oscar Hammerstein, Richard Rodgers and Tony Randall; and three generations of Rockefellers.

“STV is the fourth-largest engineering firm in the New York area, and is 100% employee-owned company, which means that every employee has a personal stake in the company and its success – a powerful difference between STV and many other engineering firms.” said association president, Clinton W. Blume, III.

In 1912, Elwyn E. Seelye founded a structural engineering firm in New York City bearing his name. From these beginnings the firm would grow and evolve into a multidisciplinary practice, all while delivering upon its vision of delivering quality service to its clients.  Today, the firm consistently ranks among the top engineering/architectural firms in the country. “Elwyn Seelye’s enduring vision for excellence and innovation continues to inspire us,” said Servedio. “We have diversified into new practices, embraced going green, and utilized the latest technology to help us grow in new directions while staying true to the vision of our founders.”

“STV’s century of success is built upon the foundation of our core values,” noted Milo Riverso, Ph.D., P.E., STV’s chief executive officer and president. “From our earliest days, we were driven to provide our clients with quality service and to serve as leaders in our industry and communities. This is an exciting time for STV, as we look toward our next 100 years.”

STV is involved with world class assignments throughout the country. In New York, the firm is part of the design team for the Port Authority of NY & NJ’s World Trade Center Transportation Hub and the Long Island Rail Road East Side Access project. The firm is also the program manager and owner’s representative for One World Trade Center, and is part of the joint venture team providing construction management services for the new Moynihan Station.

“I am honored to accept this award on behalf of our company, which has such a rich history, especially here in New York. While we have 1,700 employees nationwide, 600 dedicated individuals are right here in New York City, so our roots and continued commitment to the area runs deep.” Servedio added.

The Hundred Year Association will present the Gold Medal Award to Servedio during its annual fundraiser event on November 14, 2012 at the historic Union League Club. For more information about attending the event, please contact the Association at 212.922.0791 or visit


Established in 1927, The Hundred Year Association of New York is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization whose mission is to preserve the history and promote the heritage of public and private organizations that have been in existence for a century or more.

Our membership is comprised of the New York City metropolitan area’s most enduring professional, educational, religious and charitable establishments. We support activities that maintain the history of these organizations, as well as those that positively impact the city today.

The Hundred Year Association works to safeguard the rich, diverse history of New York City while also benefiting the city and its citizens today. The Association’s services and activities are community-minded and educational in nature.  Core Association activities include:

–          Highlighting the achievements and diverse history of long-standing public and private institutions that have been in existence for at least one century

–          Assisting member organizations in celebrating milestones with special events and activities providing a public purpose

–          Rewarding New York City leaders and career municipal employees who help improve the city through their outstanding achievements and public service

–          Sponsoring college scholarships for sons and daughters of civil employees who demonstrate academic excellence, school and community service, and leadership

–          Hosting community-minded fundraisers and special events

–          Encouraging public service and careers in government

To learn more about the Association and support our programs, please visit us at:


STV is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. Since its oldest predecessor firm opened its doors in 1912, the firm has grown to become a leader in the many industries it serves, recognized for delivering value and excellence in engineering, architectural, planning, environmental, and construction management services. Today, STV provides an array of services for world-class transportation, infrastructure, building, and energy projects. The firm has been 100 percent employee-owned for over a decade.

STV is ranked 32nd in Engineering News-Record’s Top 500 Design Firms survey. For more information, visit the firm’s website at or follow them @STVGroup on Twitter.


Clinton W. Blume, III

President, The Hundred Year Association of New York

212-922-0791 /

For more information, contact:

Jill Bonamusa, (212) 614-3354

Nancy Benecki, (212) 505-4902

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