Pink Diamond Gala

Friday, October 1, 2021
The Garden City Hotel

7:00 pm
Black Tie Optional

Please join us at our annual gala, featuring live music, dancing, cocktails and fabulous food,
as we honor two outstanding leaders in our community.

NYS COVID-19 guidelines will be followed for everyone’s safety. At check-in, all guests will be required to show proof of complete vaccination, or a negative COVID-19 PCR test conducted within 72 hours of arrival.

Donald Gelestino
President & CEO
Champion Elevator Corp.

Greg Schaefer
Owner & CEO
Better Home Health Care Agency, Inc.



Many Thanks to our Supporters

El Sol Contracting & Construction Corp
Hotaling Insurance Services
John and Joan Leondis

Capital One
Signature Bank
  Dr. Kathy and Mr. Michael Weiss


  • Josephine Bottitta, J.D., MSW, OneGroup
  • Brian Croutier, CPFA, Merrill Lynch Wealth Management
  • Jed Dallek, CPA, Gettry Marcus CPA, P.C.
  • Carrie Deehan, Better Home Health Care Agency, Inc.
  • Paul Essner, CFP®, CLU, ChFC, Risk Strategies Co.
  • Tammy Fortune, Camp Wa-Klo for Girls
  • Donald Gelestino, Champion Elevator Corp.
  • Joan Leondis
  • Virginia E. Maurer, MD, NYU Langone Hospital-Long Island
  • Paul Pomponio, El Sol Contracting & Construction Corp.
  • Greg Schaefer, Better Home Health Care Agency, Inc.
  • Michelle Schaefer
  • Kathy Weiss, PhD


2019 Pink Diamond Gala Event Journal

Pictures from the 2019 Pink Diamond Gala