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Amy Paulin Receives Vision of Community Award

paulin2stcThe Scarsdale Teen Center (STC) hosted the Tenth Annual Visions of Community Awards at Scarsdale High School on December 5th, honoring New York State Assemblywoman Amy Paulin for her dedication and service to the Scarsdale community. The re-elected Assemblywoman described the event as “exciting” and said that she felt “honored” to be given this award. Ms. Paulin also said that since her oldest daughter was on the original STC teen board, she has a special connection with the Center due to her involvement in helping the teen center grow and become the establishment it is today.

Speaking for the STC Adult Board, President Margarita Meyer said “We are thrilled that Assemblywoman Paulin has agreed to be the recipient of our tenth annual Visions of Community Award. Paulin epitomizes lifelong commitment to community service especially with regard to our youth and their families.”

During the ceremony, Ms. Paulin’s husband, Ira Schuman and a close friend, Barbara Jaffe described Amy as an amazing person, sincerely dedicated to a variety of programs and events in Scarsdale and Westchester. Kendra Charisse Porter, the new executive director of the Scarsdale Teen Center also spoke, saying, “it is important to honor those people who have supported the Teen Center … it’s extremely vital that you have the community involvement, and Visions of Community is just that.”

The Scarsdale Teen Center is in its eleventh year of operation.paulinstc

Scarsdale Teen Center
862 Scarsdale Avenue

This article was written by Elliot Liskin -- a junior at Scarsdale High School and a member of the Scarsdale Teen Center board.

Photo Captions and Credits:

(Top) Sam Gonzalez, Co-President Teen Board, Kendra Charisse Porter, Executive Director, Scarsdale Teen Center, Ira Schuman, husband of Amy Paulin, and New York State Assemblywoman Amy Paulin

(Right) New York State Assemblywoman Amy Paulin

Photo credits: Carl Desir



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