Huntington Arts Council Arts-in-Education Coordinator to be Honored by Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce
Huntington, NY, 9 February 2010 - The Huntington Arts Council is pleased to announce that Caitlin Apostoli, Arts in Education Coordinator, has been named an award recipient for the "Celebrate Long Island's Young Professionals" recognition event sponsored by the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce. The Chamber has included her in a group of 30 young professionals under age 30 who have made a notable impact on their business or industry and the community. The awardees, who come from the private, public, government and not-for-profit sectors, will be honored on March 10 at a special reception at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury.
"Her contributions to the Arts-in-Education program here are too many to list," stated Arts Council Executive Director Diana J. Cherryholmes. "Her stellar work ethic and her willingness to tackle any of the numerous projects we pursue here make her a highly valued employee. Her enthusiasm is contagious!"
Ms. Apostoli, employed by the Huntington Arts Council since February, 2008, graduated with honors from Stony Brook University in 2007. She also volunteers as a tutor for fellow non-profit Literacy Suffolk, Inc. and was recently inducted into the Leadership Huntington Class of 2010.
Founded in 1963, the Huntington Arts Council is a not-for-profit organization which enriches the quality of life of Long Islanders with programs and services that address the needs and interests of artists, cultural organizations and the community. The Council's programs reach over one million Long Island residents, and it serves the entire region with its cultural listings at www.huntingtonarts.org. The Huntington Arts Council has been designated a "Primary Institution" by the New York State Council on the Arts, a title meaning "vital to the cultural life of New York State." The Council is the official arts coordinating agency for the Town of Huntington, and serves as the primary regranting agency on Long Island for the New York State Council on the Arts (NYSCA), in addition to its services to over 600 member cultural organizations and individual artist members.