Past Event Features

Time & Date:
Tuesday, July 11
6:30pm - 8:30pm

Lucille's Grill at BB Kings
237 W 42nd St
New York, NY 10036

Past Event Features

City & State is proud to give special thanks to our veterans at an award ceremony honoring 10 of New York’s Veterans who continue to serve the communities through their work. They will be profiled in a special print issue of City & State Magazine distributed at the cocktail reception. Join us to recognize the honorees and thank them for their service!

Veterans and active service members attend for free! Use the code Veterans17 for complimentary tickets.

2017 Honorees

Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient and Event Keynote Speaker: Maria Cuomo Cole, Chairman of HELP USA

  • Lisa Beatha, University Director, Veterans Affairs, City University of New York
  • Hon. Sal Cassano, Senior Managing Director, Pitta Bishop & Del Giorno LLC & Senior Advisor, Pitta & Baione LLP
  • Danielle DisCala, Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor, State Education Department
  • Frank Fowler, Chief of Police, Syracuse Police Department
  • Jonathan Henderson, Veteran Peer Navigator, Services for the UnderServed
  • Charisse Jamroz, Program Manager, New York City Housing Authority
  • Jack Licata, Founder, Fast Bags Corporation
  • Dondi McKellar, Veterans Committee Chairman, Street Vendor Project, Urban Justice Center
  • Mark Otto, Vice President, United War Veterans Council
  • Juan Serrano, Director, Military and Veterans Liaison Services, Northwell Health 


For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact Lissa Blake at or call 646-517-2741.

Past Event Sponsors