Heritage Awards Dinner, November 28, 2015
Congratulations to the Heritage Awards 2015 Winners!
CULTURE AND ARTS – Yuri Naumkin
BUSINESS – Marina Glavin (Law firm “Glavin & Glavin”)
EDUCATION – Nina Vepritskaya
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES – Nataliia Skrinik
COMMUNITY SERVICE YOUTH HERO - Robert Willard
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".