The Sisters of St. Dominic of Amityville, NY will host their Annual Dominican Gala on November 2, 2018 at The Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, NY. Cocktails begin at 6:00 p.m followed by dinner and dancing.
This year the Congregation is proud to honor Al Roker, NBC’s Meteorologist, and S. Ave Clark, author and founder of the Heart to Heart Ministry in Bayside, NY.
Raised in Queens, NY, Al and his 5 siblings attended S. Catherine of Siena Elementary School in St. Albans, where our Dominican Sisters taught. Al is currently the co-host and weatherman of The Today Show, where he has the undivided attention of the nation (over 32 million viewers per week) every weekday morning as America prepares for work. Spanning a 35-year plus career, Al (a thirteen-time Emmy winner) conducts interviews with celebrities and news-makers around the world and does a wide variety of segments on every imaginable subject. He is also an accomplished television producer and CEO of Al Roker Entertainment, Inc. (ARE); a thriving multimedia company involved in the development and production of network, cable, and home video.
Sister Ave Clark, O.P.,M.A.,M.S., M.P.S. has been an Amityville Dominican Sister for 56 years. Sister Ave taught primary grades and special education and was the Coordinator of Religious Education for people with special needs for the Diocese of Brooklyn. Twenty five years ago she started the Heart to Heart Ministry that shares spiritual retreats and evenings of prayer for parishes, diocesan agencies, and those in need. Her ministry prayerline and website go across the United States and beyond. She is also an author of several books and articles, her most recent book Arthur: Thank You For Being Jesus’ Love is a story about celebrating the blessings of goodness no matter what.
The Dominican Gala raises critical funds to support the ministries of the Sisters of St. Dominic. For more information about tickets or how you can support the ministries of the Sisters of St. Dominic, please contact Mary Fuchs, Director of Advancement at (631) 842-6000 ext. 241 or email@example.com.