Our team enjoyed quality time up in Copake, NY last week! We went pumpkin/apple picking, zip lining, and much more! Check out some photos below from our time.
Last night HMG+ hosted an exclusive Whisky Tasting event with the Scotch Malt Whisky Society!
Thank you to all our guests who came to out to celebrate a fun evening full of laughter, spirits and networking! This evening was an intimate tasting of truly exceptional single malts. The tasting included 4 unique single cask malts, as well as an educational discussion of the various regions, barrel protocols, and flavor profiles of single cask whiskey by the Scotch Malt Whisky Society’s U.S. Director, Tom Smith.
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About the Scotch Malt Whisky Society
The Scotch Malt Whisky Society is a club unlike any other. As well as being a place to connect with other like-minded whisky lovers, they are also internationally renowned for their mission: to provide members with an adventurous and fun journey of discovery of the world’s widest collection of single cask whiskies.
Tom Smith, firstname.lastname@example.org
Wish to become a member of the Scotch Malt Whisky Society? Click here for more information!
HMG+ President Karen DiPeri was awarded a Society for Hospitality and Foodservice Management Directors’ Award! Each year, the SHFM Directors’ Awards recognize special honorees that have gone “above and beyond” to serve the association and better our industry. The Spirit Award is presented to an individual who consistently demonstrates the qualities of loyalty, dedication and enthusiasm for the Society. Congratulations to our very own Karen DiPeri, for securing this extraordinary award!
For Immediate Release
New York, NY – August 15, 2017 — HMG+ has been selected for the 2017 New York Small Business Excellence Award in the Employment Agencies classification by the New York Small Business Excellence Award Program.
Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2017 New York Small Business Excellence Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the New York Small Business Excellence Award Program and data provided by third parties.
About the New York Small Business Excellence Awards Program
The New York Small Business Excellence Awards recognizes outstanding small businesses that serve the New York area. Each year, our selection committee identifies businesses that we believe have achieved outstanding marketing success in their local community and business classification.
Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value. These are small businesses that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the New York area a vibrant and vital place to live.
The New York Small Business Excellence Awards was established to reward the best of small businesses in New York. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to award the small business community’s contributions to the U.S. economy.\
SOURCE: New York Small Business Excellence Award Program
Every year, Wellness in the Schools (WITS) hosts a gala featuring top chefs, restaurants, and beverage purveyors in NYC. The event features tastings from over 30 of NYC’s top restaurants, chefs, and beverage providers, live entertainment, and an auction. This year’s hosts and VIP celebrity guests include Nancy Easton, Bill Telepan, Jenna Wolfe, Lewis Black, Michael Anthony, Josh Capon, Charles Chen, Melissa Clark, Rocco DiSpirito, Amanda Freitag, Alex Guarnaschelli, Seamus Mullen, Dean Sheremet, Gail Simmons, and Bill Yosses.
HMG+ President, Karen DiPeri had the wonderful opportunity of absorbing the title of Event Planner for this year’s Wellness in the Schools Gala. Check out photos from the WITS Gala 2017 below!
Wellness in the Schools is a national non-profit that inspires healthy eating and fitness for kids in public schools. Through public-private partnerships, we work with schools to provide healthy, scratch-cooked meals, active recess periods, and fitness and nutrition education. Trained culinary graduates partner with cafeteria staff to feed kids real food, and fitness coaches encourage schools to let kids play. Our partnership approach drives systemic, long-term change, shifting the entire culture of schools and ultimately fighting the childhood obesity epidemic. Our programs serve more than 50,000 children in 100 schools nationwide.
Photo credit: Ken Goodman Photography
We would like to recognize HMG+ President, Karen DiPeri on being selected as winner of the SmartCEO Brava Awards!
The Brava Awards program celebrates high-impact female business leaders in three categories: CEOs, Executive Directors of Nonprofits, and C-suite executives. Brava award winners combine their irrepressible entrepreneurial spirit with a passion for giving back to the community, and are exemplary leaders of both their companies and their communities. They encourage local philanthropy, mentor up-and-coming leaders and set their companies on the path to tremendous growth. Each year, an independent committee of local business leaders selects winners based on company growth, community impact and mentoring. SmartCEO shares their inspiring stories in SmartCEO magazine and celebrates their success at a high-energy awards gala.
If you’re not presently a member of SHFM, join today. Support the organization who supports our industry!