The second annual ADAPT Leadership Awards Gala will take place on Thursday, March 14th, at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City. This year’s event will be hosted by Cara Buono, Emmy-nominated actress, writer, activist and star of Stranger Things.
Tony Danza, celebrated actor and humanitarian will receive the Hausman Humanitarian Award. The ADAPT Leadership Awards will be given to highly accomplished leaders and activists, including; Tamron Hall, journalist, TV host, philanthropist; David Muir, Anchor and Managing Editor of ABC World News Tonight with David Muir and Co-Anchor of ABC’s 20/20; Peter Meyer, NYC Market President – TD Bank; and John & Mark X. Cronin, Founders – John’s Crazy Socks.
The awards honor the accomplishments of extraordinary individuals who have made an impact on people with disabilities and have inspired others through their professional and charitable endeavors.
This year’s Honorary Gala Chairs are Al Roker, co‐anchor and weather anchor of NBC’s Today Show, and Deborah Roberts, ABC News correspondent for 20/20, Nightline, Good Morning America, and ABC World News Tonight with David Muir. Honorary Gala Co‐Chairs are Susan Lucci, Emmy‐winning actress, New York Times best‐selling author, entrepreneur, and past ADAPT honoree and host; Tamsen Fadal, 11‐time Emmy‐ winning anchor of PIX 11 News, past ADAPT host, and Honorary Vice Chair of the ADAPT Board of Directors; and Mike Woods, meteorologist and reporter for FOX 5’s Good Day New York, and past ADAPT host.
Gala Co‐Chairs of the 2019 ADAPT Leadership Awards are: Edward R. Matthews, CEO of ADAPT Community Network; Marissa Shorenstein; Marty & Helaine Hausman; and Alan Zack.
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