FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 10, 2017
MATILDA CUOMO, GOVERNOR ANDREW CUOMO’S MOTHER, AMONG THE HONOREES
AT THE FUTURES IN EDUCATION ANNUAL SCHOLARSHIP FUND DINNER
Futures in Education, a non-profit organization that raises scholarship funds for underprivileged children, will host its annual fundraising dinner on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at the New York Marriott Marquis, 1535 Broadway, New York, NY 10036.
Media personality Greg Kelly will serve as this year’s emcee. Matilda Cuomo, former First Lady of New York State and the mother of Governor Andrew Cuomo will be among those honored for their dedication to improving the lives of children in Brooklyn and Queens.
Also being honored are Carlo Scissura, President & CEO of the New York Building Congress; and Howard Fensterman, Managing Partner and Co-founder of Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara, Wolf & Carone, LLP.
Proceeds from this annual event benefit families in financial need with scholarships toward Catholic education in Brooklyn or Queens. Last year, Futures in Education granted $6.9 million to nearly 5,000 students. Since its inception, the organization has awarded $93 million to 32,000 students.
Reception & Silent Auction begin at 6:30 pm. Dinner, Award Presentations & Live Auction begin at 7:30 pm.