Abilities First Announces 2022 Community Partners Breakfast Honorees

We proudly recognize the many contributions of our volunteer leadership, dedicated staff members, community partners, donors, and other unsung heroes who remind us every day of the meaning of dignity, generosity, and kindness.

This year at our Community Partners Breakfast, we recognize the following distinguished honorees:

Viking Packaging
Henry G. Page, Jr. Business Leadership Award
In recognition of a business for its outstanding dedication, interest, and cooperation in providing job opportunities to our neighbors with disabilities.

Theodore Prenting
Friend of Abilities First
In recognition of an individual, business, or initiative for the innovative approach in advancing the awareness, understanding, acceptance, and opportunity for those with disabilities through outreach, event, or other means.

Stephanie Hourani
Ambassador of the Year Award
In recognition of an AF participant for his or her enthusiasm & successes in reaching his or her greatest potential.

Joshua Mackey
Volunteer of the Year Award
In recognition of an individual, group, or business who has made outstanding contributions of time or talents to Abilities First, resulting in the enhancement of the lives of our neighbors with disabilities.

Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro
Orange County Executive Steven Neuhaus
NYS Assemblymember Didi Barrett
NYS Senator Mike Martucci
NYS Senator Sue Serino
NYS Senator James Skoufis
Commitment to Community Award
In recognition of an individual, group, or business that has made an outstanding contribution to enhancing the lives of our neighbors with disabilities.


Celebrate with us on November 29, 2022 at the Abilities First Community Partners Breakfast! We will be honoring these outstanding individuals and celebrating 60 years of service to the Hudson Valley community for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.

For more information on the Community Partners Breakfast, please visit https://www.abilitiesfirstny.org/event/60-anniversary-community-partners-breakfast-2022/