Futures Dinner Raises $2M

The annual Scholarship Dinner conducted by the Futures in Education Foundation raised slightly more than $2 million to assist children in Catholic schools in Brooklyn and Queens.

Rosanna Scotto of WNYW-Fox 5’s Good Day New York served as mistress of ceremonies
honorees and guests included, left to right, NBA Hall of Famer and Brooklyn native Chris Mullin; Tom Mendoza, vice chairman, NetApp; honoree and Brooklyn native Bill Hogan, vice president and general manager of enterprise sales at NetApp; Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio; dinner chairman Frank Bisignano, co-chief operating officer, JP Morgan Chase and Co.; former St. John’s University basketball coach Lou Carnesecca; New York Giants’ Justin Tuck; and Msgr. Jamie Gigantiello, diocesan Vicar for Development.
More than 1,100 people attended the event, which was held Oct. 2 in the main ballroom of the Waldorf-Astoria, Manhattan.
Sisters of Mercy Mary Mercedes and Terence Mullin applaud as Chris Mullin, Sister Terence’s nephew, is presented an award from Bishop DiMarzio.

Entertainment was presented by school children from St. Kevin’s, Flushing; St. Nicholas of Tolentine, Jamaica; and Resurrection-Ascension, Rego Park.