Bay Ridge Business and Professional Women held its annual Spring Fling fundraiser at Dyker Beach Golf Course Clubhouse to raise funding for the 2010 scholarship program and community projects.
BPW President Annette Fisher welcomed the crowd and also presented awards to 10 members of BPW for their years of volunteer service. Among the recipients were Elise Hinkson, 50 years; Mildred Stober, 40 years; Angelina Chionchio, and Anne Le Blanc, 35 years; Margherita Clemento, Caroline Moore, Marion Thomasen, and Frances Marciano, 30 years; and Maria Barnas, and Theresa Fazzolari, 15 years.
Margherita Clemento presented Women of the Year awards to Janet Gounis and Louise Hidar for their outstanding community service, and 2009 scholarship awards were presented by Caryn Isaacs to Danielle Lombardi and Grace Simmons.
Among those on hand to congratulate the group were Assembly Member Janele Hyer−Spencer, and state Senators Diane Savino and Marty Golden.