Owner of GW's American Burger among 20 ‘Rising Stars' recipients

| 22 Feb 2012 | 02:59

    Goshen — Kyle Roddey, a Village of Goshen Trustee and the owner of GW’s American Burger in Chester, has been selected one of Orange County’s Rising Stars for 2010. These awards recognize individuals between the ages of 21 and 40 who are up-and-coming leaders in their professional and volunteer lives. Nominees must live, work or volunteer in Orange County. Selection was based on the individual’s professional and volunteer activities, demonstrated leadership and the impact the nominee has had on his/her organization or community. An independent panel chose the recipients from a diverse pool of candidates for this annual award. The recognition awards will be presented at a special breakfast ceremony on Tuesday, Dec. 14, at 7:30 a.m. at Anthony’s Pier 9 in New Windsor. Lt. Col. Hugh L. Atkinson, Commander of the MAG 49 Det B at Stewart Airport, will be the keynote speaker. The program is hosted by the award’s founding organizations: the Orange County Chamber of Commerce, the Junior League of Orange County and Leadership Orange. At the time of publication, Supernova Sponsors are Advance Testing Company, Goldstein Lieberman and Company, KeyBank and Marist College. Protostar Sponsors are Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union, Judelson, Giordano and Siegel and Orange AHRC. Twinkling Star Sponsors are Jacobowitz and Gubits, Maternal Infant Services Network and Paychex, Inc. The Media Sponsor is the Times Herald-Record. Reservations are required for the Dec. 14 breakfast and are $35 per person. Reservations can be made by calling the Orange County Chamber at 457-9700 or by visiting www.orangeny.com.

    Other honorees
    Damola Akinyemi (Studio Ayo)
    Judy Annunziata (Edible Arrangements)
    Leonard Bakker (L. Bakker, C.P.A.)
    Alison Barone (Greenwood Lake in Bloom)
    Michael Bliss (Village of Walden Recreation Department)
    Karl Brabanec (Town of Deerpark)
    Rory Brady (Pace Law School student)
    Kristina Collier (Balmville Elementary School)
    Wayne Cutter (Paychex, Inc.)
    Kelly Dobbins (Orange County Department of Planning)
    Eric L. Durkins, II (105 Airlift Wing, 105 Maintenance Group)
    Alexis Eggleton (Town of Wallkill Boys and Girls Clubs, Inc.)
    Jason Giordano (Judelson, Giordano and Siegel, C.P.A.s, P.C.)
    Rebecca Hasbrouck (Vanacore, DeBenedictus, DiGovanni and Weddell)
    Jennifer Howard (Maternal Infant Services Network)
    Tara Nancy Lown (Junior League of Orange County)
    Brian Maher (Village of Walden)
    Andrew Manganiello (Merrill Lynch)
    Amanda Merli (Newburgh Enlarged City School District)
    Benjamin Mills (Goldstein Lieberman and Company, L.L.C.)
    Kim-Marie Mullin (GHandG Rand Realty)
    Kristen O’Dell (Orange County Soil and Water Conservation District)
    Juan D. Paneto (KeyBank, NA),
    Kim Pelfrey (Orange AHRC)
    Faith Piatt (Orange County Rural Development Advisory Corp.)
    Anthony Tangredi (Merrill Lynch)
    Rachel B. Taylor (105 Air Force Support Squadron)
    Chad Wade (Esposito and Associates)
    Charles A. Walwyn, III (Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union)