Westhab’s Annual Celebration Dinner Raises Over $630,000 to Support the Dayspring Community Center

The dinner celebrated 40 years of Westhab’s impact on the community while raising funds to support the Dayspring Community Center in the Nodine Hill neighborhood of Yonkers, NY

Yonkers, NY – November 19, 2021 – On Thursday, November 18, 2021, Westhab proudly hosted their Annual Building Communities. Changing Lives. Celebration Dinner for the Dayspring Community Center at Brae Burn Country Club in Purchase, NY. This year’s dinner marked Westhab’s 40th Anniversary, as well as the culmination of Westhab’s Dayspring Campaign. With the generous support of friends and sponsors, the Celebration Dinner raised over $630,000 for the Dayspring Community Center.

Westhab was fortunate to have three tremendous and deserving honorees for the celebration. Westhab’s Building Communities Award was presented to Slate Property Group in honor of their generous support and partnership in building affordable housing. The Changing Lives Award was presented to Regeneron in honor of their long-standing support for Westhab’s work in the community as well as their trailblazing work saving lives​ in Westchester County and beyond. The Reformed Church of Bronxville was honored with the Community Partnership Award in recognition of the congregation’s deep-rooted and generous support for Westhab and also for the important role it played in delivering the Dayspring Community Center to the Nodine Hill community.

“It was so inspiring to see Westhab’s supporters come out with enthusiasm for our annual Celebration Dinner,” said Westhab’s President and CEO, Rich Nightingale. “This event was truly special as we celebrated Westhab’s 40 years of service and dedicated 100 percent of the funds raised to support our new Dayspring Community Center.” 

*Click here to view the Celebration Dinner Journal.

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Celebration Dinner Co-Chairs

Betty and Stuart Cotton

Ranson and Ken Hanau

Christine and Tom Tormey 

Celebration Dinner Committee

Betsy and Steven Bush

Cosette and Al Gutierrez

Maris and Jesse Krasnow

Mary and Stuart Mackintosh

Harriet Schleifer

David Schwartz

Ruth and Andrew Suzman

Deborah Tegan

Matt Waterstone 

Honorary Co-Chairs

Monica Casey and Paul Turovsky

Rosanne and Mark Welshimer

40th Anniversary Sponsor

Christine and Tom Tormey / Goldman Sachs Gives

Gold Sponsors

Anonymous Apple Bank Regeneron Slate Property Group Stagg Group 

Silver Sponsors

Aufgang Architects Betty and Stuart Cotton Cosette and Al Gutierrez / JLL Ranny and Ken Hanau iPark / National Resources Jonalie and Michael Korengold Lamb Insurance Services Ruth and Andrew Suzman Rosanne and Mark Welshimer Anne Zaldastani and John Griffen 

Bronze Sponsors

Benchmark Title Agency The Boyce Village Betsy and Steven Bush Harriet Gluckman and Fred Mehlman Marian and Mike Hoffman Judy and David Katz Lisa Kunstadter and Nick Stephens Nixon Peabody Omni New York Joan and Seth Rosen SKF Development Standard Communities and Camber Property Group TD Bank

Friend Sponsors

Amie Gross Architects Big Apple Group NY, LLC Amy and Kevin Charlton The Community Preservation Corporation Joseph A. DiSalvo, Esq. / Nobile, Magarian & DiSalvo, LLP Susan and James Dubin Emma’s Kitchens Enterprise Linda and Jim Foy James S. Hoch JMC Site Development Consultants Maris and Jesse Krasnow Leviticus Fund Mutual of America Financial Group NRP Food Solutions Pro Safety Services, LLC Regal Pest Management Rotary Club of Bronxville RSC Insurance Brokerage, Inc.Skyline Engineering, LLC Veneruso, Curto, Schwartz & Curto LLP The Westchester Bank Withum 


Valerie and J.T. Atkins Danny Bernstein Bet Am Shalom Synagogue Bright Power JM Zoning Lasberg Construction Associates, Inc. Donna and Chip Love Susan and Patrick McCloskey McCullough, Goldberger & Staudt, LLP Partner Engineering and Science, Inc. Rand Commercial  Rev. Dr. William Shillady

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