Forget Me Not Ball

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The 71st annual Forget Me Not Ball to benefit CP Nassau was held on Friday, Nov 10 at the lovely Westbury Manor.

The honorees were:

Jay Horwitz – NY Mets

Dr. Jack & Kelly McElwain Humanitarian Award

Joel Meltzer – Meltzer Accounting

Harold Jay Greenberg Torch of Leadership

Robert McGuire – CP Nassau

Lifetime Achievement Award

Over 200 guests enjoyed a wonderful cocktail hour and then an elegant dinner followed by dancing.  Executive Director, Karen Geller-Hittleman welcomed all.  Charlie Fleisch, a program participant helped demonstrate the MOVE equipment he uses to be able leave his wheelchair and to stand and walk.  Charlie also helped introduce Jay Horwitz along with Board member Ed Probst as his Humanitarian award was presented.  Executive Director Emeritus, Bob McGuire introduced Joel Meltzer and presented his Leadership award and then Karen Geller-Hittleman presented Bob McGuire with his Lifetime Achievement award.

Thank you to the evening’s sponsors: JOVIA, Vanguard, BDO and the Ace in the Hole Foundation and the committee that worked so hard to create this wonderful evening. 

There were terrific raffles prizes, a fun photo booth and two lucky people won cash prizes of $7,500 and $2,500.  A souvenir journal was produced as a great remembrance of this night of fun and friends helping raise funds for the Cerebral Palsy Association of Nassau County.

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