2013 Network Gala

Network Executive Director Ted Houghton greets guests at the Network's Awards Gala on October 16.

To the more than 600 friends who RSVP'd to our Awards Gala on Wednesday, October 16: Thank you! We had a wonderful night with you all. We hope you enjoyed our biggest gala to date. Below, you'll find essays on each of our seven honorees and a photo gallery from the evening. We'll see you in 2014!

Government Partner of the Year

Jason Helgerson, NYS Director of Medicaid

Private Sector Partner of the Year

Rick Lyon, Senior Vice President at Capital One Bank

Tenants of the Year

Johanna Flores of Hour Children and Shannon McEachern of YWCA of Binghamton and Broome County

Residences of the Year

West End Residences' True Colors Residence and Joseph's House and Shelter's Hill Street Inn

Tim O'Hanlon Unsung Hero of the Year

Frank Lipton, Executive Deputy Commissioner/Medical Director of the NYC Human Resources Administration, Customized Assistance Services