Hillel Academy to hold Journal Brunch on May 22

Hillel Academy of Broome County will hold its annual Journal Brunch on Sunday, May 22, from 11 am-3 pm. The event will be held outdoors at Temple Israel. Diane Stento from Danielle House will be honored with the Theodore Sommer Community Service Award and Brian Savitch will receive the A.M. Pierson Award.

“The N. Theodore Sommer award is given to someone who has contributed to the health and well-being of our community,” said organizers of the event. “We are pleased this year to honor Diane Stento from Danielle House. Danielle House provides shelter and emotional support for family members who are visiting seriously ill patients in Binghamton-area hospitals.”

Organizers continued, “The A.M. Pierson Award is given to a person or organization whose tireless work and dedication enriches the lives of our children, and we pleased to be able to honor Brian Savitch this year. We are also grateful to be given the opportunity to host this very special outdoor event at Temple Israel.”