Head of Long Island Immigrant Alliance To Be Honored at Event in Great River

The head of the Long Island Immigrant Alliance, Luis Valenzuela, will be honored for his work on immigration issues at a March 26 luncheon hosted by the Long Island Progressive Coalition.

For information about the event, see the press release below:

The Long Island Progressive Coalition will be hosting our 32nd anniversary luncheon on Saturday, March 26th from 11am-2pm at the Timber Point Country Club in Great River.

We are very excited to announce that we will be honoring New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman & Congressmember Timothy Bishop with the Paul Gutierrez Award for Contributions to Human Dignity.

The Bill Pickering Labor Leader Award will be going to Timothy Lynch of Teamsters Local 1205.  The award for Environmental Vision in Sustainable Development is going to Elizabeth Fiteni from the Sustainability Institute of Molloy College.

Those being honored as Long Islanders who have made a difference include Florence Capers from the Wyandanch Education Committee, Town of Huntington Councilmember Glenda Jackson, Laura Mallay from Residents for Efficient Special Districts and Luis Valenzuela from the Long Island Immigrant Alliance.  Jan Hickman will be honored as LIPC volunteer of the Year.

To purchase your ticket, reserve a table or submit an ad to our luncheon journal, please contact Mary Dimino at 516-541-1006×10 or mary@lipc.org .