Heritage Awards Dinner 

The Heritage Awards are to recognize individuals for their professional and personal contributions to the Russian-speaking communityof the Capital Region of New York State in the following five areas: CULTURE, BUSINESS, EDUCATION, HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, COMMUNITY SERVICE YOUTH HERO.

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Congratulations to the Heritage Awards 2015 Winners!
BUSINESS – Marina Glavin (Law firm “Glavin & Glavin”)
EDUCATION – Nina Vepritskaya

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The Heritage Awards Dinner hosting by the New Russia Cultural Center on Saturday, November 28 2015 at the Wolferts Roost Country Club was a success!  It was a gala event!  The event began with a cocktail reception.  Guests tasted Russian types of appetizers with their drinks and wines. Live music playing by Sofia Maryanova (piano) and Leonid Polishchuk (violin) created an elegant ambiance. 
The evening proceeded to the Awards Ceremony honoring individuals for their contributions to the Russian-speaking community.The nominees in five categories for the Heritage Awards were announced; the winners named and awarded trophies.  Between categories there were a full course dinner and concert performances, presented by Nina Vepritskaya, Irina Tikhonenko, and Robert Willard.  After dinner local Russian producer, writer and director Alex Guilderland presented the trailer of the Sci-Fi short “This is Andromeda”.  The evening was culminated with music and dancing. 

Live performances  were sponsored by Law Firm Glavin and Glavin, Waterford, NY, listed at the  Business Directory "We Speak Russian".

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First Annual Heritage Dinner, November 1, 2014

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heritage Dinner 2014First Annual Heritage Dinner on November 1, 2014 at the Mohawk Golf Club was a succes! At the event guests enjoyed the concert of local artists, tasty food and dancing in the splendid ballroom of the Mohawk Golf Club. Golub's family attendance was the highlight of the event. Neil Golub, CEO of Price Chopper supermarkets, was accompanied by his wife and daughter. He gave an impressive speech.


Live performances  were sponsored by Law Firm Glavin and Glavin, Waterford, NY, listed at the  Business Directory "We Speak Russian".

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