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General Society to Host Annual Leadership Awards Ceremony

Jennifer Yeboah : October 16, 2013 4:05 pm : Association News

The 100 Year awards a membership plaque to the General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of the City of New York, commemorating its election to full membership in the Hundred Year Association.

The General Society is celebrating its 228th year of service to the building and construction industry. Its annual Craftsmanship and Civic Leadership Awards Ceremony will be held on Thursday, November 14th. Recipient include Michael Della Rocca, Chief Executive of Americas at AECOM and Salvatore J. Cassano, FDNY Commissioner. Join the General Society at this year’s Leadership Awards. For more info:

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GMA Honoree Hotel Association of NY Host Big Apple Stars Awards

Jennifer Yeboah : October 16, 2013 10:37 am : Association News

Gold Medal Dinner Honoree will be hosting its annual Big Apple Stars Awards this coming November. The Big Apple Stars Awards is designed to recognize extraordinary performance among New York City hotel employees. HANY has more that 270 hotel members. For over 130 years the Hotel Association of New York has supported the hotel community of New York. Though is sustainable hospitality committee, which helps implement environmentally conscience initiatives throughout its member hotels and its webinars and networking events, which connects and keeps members abreast with industry trends. The Hundred Year Association who is honoring HANY and its President Joseph Spinnato at its 79th Gold Medal Dinner this year congratulate this year’s Big Apple Awards winners.

For RSVP to this year’s 79th Gold Medal Dinner click here.

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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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Article originally published in The Chief-Leader.

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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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