WRO to Hold 55th Anniversary Gala on Nov. 2

WRO to Hold 55th Anniversary Gala on Nov. 2
Ted Childs

NEW ROCHELLE—Westchester Residential Opportunities (WRO) will hold its 55th Anniversary Gala on Nov. 2 from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the VIP Country Club in New Rochelle. The event is open to all and will include a cocktail hour, dinner and the program.

WRO will be honoring two members of the community: Ted Childs, WRO Board Member Emeritus Recipient of the Nick Beilenson Award and Tim Foley, CEO, The Building and Realty Institute (BRI), Welcome Home Westchester.

Tim Foley

Childs retired from IBM after a distinguished 39-year career as a member of their corporate Human Resources team. Upon retiring, he founded Ted Childs, LLC, to serve as a global “Strategic Diversity Advisor” to senior management and a client’s Workforce Diversity Team. He is a member of the Executive Leadership Council, the Families and Work Institute Board of Directors, and was installed as a Fellow in the National Academy of Human Resources in 2001.

Under Foley’s direction, the Welcome Home Westchester campaign launched in the spring of 2021. It combines several companies involved in the home building and development of housing with economic leaders, organizations dedicated to fighting homelessness, faith leaders and community advocates.

Lipi Roy, MD, MPH, FASAM

The keynote speaker for the evening will be Lipi Roy, MD, MPH, FASAM, Physician, Speaker and Founder of SITA MED. Dr. Roy is also a media medical commentator and has appeared on NBC and MSNBC and has been featured in Forbes. Previously, Dr. Roy served as a primary care doctor to Boston’s homeless population, among whom the leading cause of death was drug overdose.

HGAR members serving on WRO’s Board of Directors include: Leah Caro, Co-Chair, President & Principal Broker, Park Sterling Realty; Debra Budetti, Secretary, Director of Relocation, ERA Insite Realty Services; and Barry Kramer, Broker/Owner, BGH Real Estate Choice Realty.

For more information and tickets, please visit: www.wroinc.org.

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