Dan's Out East Impact Awards

August 29, 2021, 4:00 pm, ET

Calissa, 1020 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY 1101


Presentation Gala and Tea Dance Event

An event to honor individuals who have made an impact in the LGBTQ+  community on the East End  – in healthcare, business, media, the arts, law, education, and community service. Join us as we celebrate meaningful achievements, strength, talent, vision and heart.

Featuring a special performance by


Lindsey Albinski

Winkler Kurtz, LLP

Christiane Arbesu

Terrebonne Productions

Julian L. Bannister

New Beginning Cleaners & The Boys CBD

Isaac Boots


Christopher J. Chimeri

Quatela Chimeri PLLC

Clare Coss

Cynthia Daniels

David Hornung, Justin Fisher, Jason Fisher

D & J Concepts

Mitchell Draizin

Concordia Philanthropic Fund

Inda Eaton

Pam Goldwin & Sam Lippitt

Senior Clinical Manager / Head of Electronic Sales

Peter Gordenstein

Compass Real Estate

Jackie Iulo

Youth Leadership Award

Yannick Jules-Bannister

New Beginning Cleaners & The Boys CBD

Judith M. Kasen-Windsor

East End Impact Award: Community Service and Leadership

Lucille Kyvallos

Dr. Eric Lella, DO

Stony Brook Medicine

Jimmy Mack and Brian Mott

Robert M. Nelson

Brown Harris Stevens of the Hamptons, LLC

Brent Newsom

Brent Newsom Caterers

Thuyen Nguyen

Michael Serao

First Central Savings Bank

Rachel Wilkins

Conception Arts

Blanche Wiesen Cook

John Jay College and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

Robert Zimmerman

ZE Creative Communication


Gay City News Impact Awards

Great job! It was a great event.

Jeffrey LeFrancois

Executive Director
Meatpacking District Management Association

Gay City News Impact Award

This event was always great and we’re so happy to be part of it, but last night you really pulled out all the stops. The red carpet, the awesome video, the music, the incredible venue, the food and drink, the smooth and efficient flow… all noticed and all impressive.

Keith Klein

Chief Creative Office
MSA Marketing

Gay City News Impact Awards

Thank you for hosting an amazing event, well executed and quite impactful indeed!! Cheers to Team Schneps!! Awesome photos lasting memories for sure.

Ralph C. Bumbaca

Senior Vice President
TD Bank

Gay City News Impact Awards

Thank you so much! Congratulations on organizing such a great event! We appreciate the opportunity to work in partnership with Schneps Media and Gay City News, and we’re so delighted that you honored Reggie for all the great work he does in the community.

Teri Wade

Vice President of Marketing and Communications
Amida Care

Gay City News Impact Awards

THANK YOU! It was a room packed with love.

Floyd Rumohr

Brooklyn Community Pride Center


4:00 pm ET

Honorees and Guests Arrive

Welcoming to the Inaugural Out East Impact Awards. Open Bar Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres are served.

5:30 pm ET

Award Celebration

Lively, joyful and celebratory presentation of the Out East Impact Awards and citations from local politicians to the honorees.

Victoria Schneps, President, Schneps Media

Angela LaGreca, Writer, Executive, Dan's Papers

6:30 pm ET

Tea Dance

Dancing, mingling and celebrating.

7:00 pm ET

Event Concludes

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