City Tech to Honor Ten ‘Community Builders’ at 2012 Best of New York Award Dinner on May 14

From the left to right: Angela Hines; FUBU co-founders Daymond John, Keith Perrin (seated), J. Alexander Martin and Carl Brown; and Joyce Randolph.

Brooklyn, NY — New York City College of Technology (City Tech) will honor ten “community builders” at the 2012 Best of New York Award Dinner on Monday, May 14, in the Hilton New York’s Trianon Ballroom, Avenue of the Americans at 53rd Street in Manhattan. The evening will begin with a Guest of Honor Reception at 6 p.m., followed by dinner and the awards presentation at 7:15 p.m.

This year’s honorees are Daymond John, J. Alexander Martin, Carl Brown and Keith Perrin of FUBU/The Collection; Steve Hindy, co-founder, chairman and president, The Brooklyn Brewery; actress Joyce Randolph, “The Honeymooners;” Yvonne Riley-Tepie ’92, vice president, U.S. field marketing, TD Bank; Terry Tang, founder & CEO, TMI Food Group; Jesus I. Coombs ’05, deputy director of construction services, New York  Department of Citywide Administrative Services; and Angela Hines, Esq. ’98, Legal Aid Society Juvenile Rights Practice and founder and executive director of “Project Window.”

This year’s Honorary Dinner Chairs are Alan Aviles, president and CEO, NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation, and Peter M. Meyer, president, New York City Market, TD Bank. City Tech graduate Michael Lomonaco ’84, celebrity chef and managing partner, Porter House New York at Time Warner Center, again will serve as Master of Ceremonies.

Established in 1982, the Best of New York Award Dinner is hosted by the City Tech Foundation, a not-for-profit corporation chartered in 1981 to raise funds for the College. Proceeds from the annual dinner help fund foundation-sponsored scholarships and other student financial assistance and professional development programs.

For tickets and additional information, please call 718.260.5025.

New York City College of Technology (City Tech) of The City University of New York (CUNY) is the largest public college of technology in New York State. Located at 300 Jay Street in Downtown Brooklyn, the College enrolls more than 16,000 students in 62 baccalaureate, associate and specialized certificate programs.