Business Leaders Join Together in Support of Saint Dominic's Family Services







Eugene Peter White, Dinner Chairman of the Friends of Saint Dominic’s and Executive Vice President at Structure Tone enjoys the evening with his family.

Ellen Aschendorf, President & CEO of Egg Electric Inc (left) with Enna Sharma, VP of Operations of Egg Electric.harma

Ellen Aschendorf with her two sons.

Joseph Yacovone, Managing Director at JLL with wife, Ginny.


On February 7, 2019, at the New York Hilton Midtown more than 1,300 leaders of New York City’s business and labor industry came together to celebrate and raise money for Saint Dominic’s Family Services. Hosted by guest emcee, WNBC’s Raphael Miranda, the dinner raised over $1.36 million for the 141-year-old community organization.


"The continued support of the business and labor industry has truly been critical to our organization,” says Judy Kydon, President & CEO of Saint Dominic’s. "With their generous support, we are able to keep children safe from abuse and neglect and enable children and adults with mental health and developmental challenges to live fulfilling, independent lives.”


Hosted by the Friends of Saint Dominic’s, the organization’s foundation arm, the dinner also honored three industry leaders who have especially made a difference to the Saint Dominic’s community.


Ellen Aschendorf, President & CEO of Egg Electric Inc, received the Eileen Marie White Community Award, which is presented annually to a woman who continues to honor the tradition of female leadership in community service.


Terrence Moore, business manager/financial secretary of Local 46 Metallic Lathers & Reinforcing Iron Workers, was presented with the Francis J.P. McHale Memorial Award for a professional whose life is distinguished by the qualities that identified Frank McHale: professionalism, personal integrity and generosity to those less fortunate in our society.


Joseph Yacovone, managing director at JLL, received the Victory Award, which honors an outstanding leader whose efforts and dedication are a source of inspiration and encouragement to people, and whose commitment to the dignity of the family, and people whose lives have been overshadowed and limited by misfortune, has stood as a model of accomplishment, love and charity.


"It is inspiring to see our industry come together in such a big way, year after year, for such a great cause,” says Eugene Peter White, dinner chairman of the Friends of Saint Dominic’s and executive vice president at Structure Tone. "It’s so rewarding to see what a difference this event makes to helping the organization and its mission.”


This year marked 38 years of hosting this fundraising dinner. Since 1995 the dinner has raised over $25 million for Saint Dominic’s.