Wow! Thank you to everybody who came to enjoy the sights, tastes and sounds of LIC at our 30th Annual Awards Gala. Over 350 guests, including Senator Michael Gianaris, Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul and representatives from the offices of Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz and Public Advocate Letitia James filled Melrose Ballroom for a night of celebrating all the things that make Long Island City the place that it is.
Our honorees, Boyce Technologies and Hour Children, Inc. exemplified the heart and soul of this community and are so grateful for their many contributions. Our Gala would not have been possible without the tremendous support we received from all the local businesses that signed up to help make the night magical.
To our caterer, LICP Member Neuman's Kitchen - Events & Catering, and our LIC-based vendors, The Baroness bar + kitchen & The Dutchess - bar & resto royale, Big aLICe Brewing, Doughnut Plant NYC, John Brown Smokehouse, Lady M Cake Boutique, Murray's Cheese, Sugarcube and White Coffee: thank you for bringing the event to the next level and leaving our guests speechless. To our silent auction and event partners, Aloft Long Island City-Manhattan View, Brooklyn Boulders Queensbridge, Court 16, Dutch Kills Bar, Floresta NYC, Hornblower New York, JetBlue, Kaufman Astoria Studios, KENZA International Beauty Manducatis Rustica, Matted LIC, Melrose Ballroom, MoMA PS1, Museum of the Moving Image, M. Wells, The Noguchi Museum, Sapps LIC, SculptureCenter, The Secret Theatre, Silvercup Studios, Well-Strung, and Z Hotel NY: thank you for helping us highlight the diversity of LIC with your generous contributions.
This Year's Honorees
William D. Modell