HCLT Events

You are invited to attend our 3rd Annual Holiday Gala and Honoree Award Ceremony.  You may register here as a guest or select a specific Honoree's table for your seating.  The spirit of the Holidays will be abundant as we meet, greet, and share in the festivities.

*Designated Driver Service

So that you may celebrate and enjoy the festivities safely, we have arranged a convenient Designated Driver Service for those concerned about drinking and driving.  Home pick-ups and drop-offs after the event will be available on a limited basis within the Village of Hempstead and Uniondale only.  Pick-ups will begin at 7:15 PM and go until 7:45 PM; drop-offs will be from 11:45 PM until 12:30 AM.  The service fee will be $20.00 per person and can be purchased during ticket registration.  

*The Top Shelf Cash Bar will accept cash only*

We are delighted to introduce the following Honored Guests and Awardees representing NYS, Long Island, and the Village of Hempstead.

Valerie White, Senior Executive Director of the Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC NY), will receive our Social Impact for Diversity, Inclusion, & Equity Award.

Laura N. Harding, President of Erase Racism, will receive our Social Justice & Leadership Award.

Eric J. Poulson, Chief Executive Officer of the Economic Opportunity Commission of Nassau County, will receive our Community Stewardship & Leadership Award.

Dr. Debbie Salas-Lopez, Senior Vice President of Community and Population Health at Northwell Health, will receive our Community Health & Equity Care Award.

Dr. David Sprintzen, Long Island Jobs With Justice and the Ethical Humanist Society of Long Island, will receive our Community Visionary Award.

Mary Crosson, Chapter Chair NYCC and Founder of the Hempstead Community Garden, will receive our Trailblazer Award for Community Garden Stewardship.

Robert Shuford, a Member of Local 1500, will receive our Meritorious Action Award for Heroism.


Presentation of Colours

Presented by the Hempstead HS Army JROTC

And introducing: Alicia Evans, performing our National Anthem


Kymistry 101 Dance Band

DJ Motion

Janaya Foster will provide a special inspirational  holiday performance

Enjoy our Holiday Gift Vendors, Gift Baskets Raffle, and more.

Terms & Conditions: Upon ticket purchase, you grant permission to HCLT the rights to use photos and videos of their likeness without payment or compensation of any kind at our discretion.  HCLT is an IRS-qualified 501(c)3 organization, and your contributions/donations may be tax deductible as allowed by law.

Happy Holidays, and Thank you for your Support!

HCLT December Board Meeting

Board meetings are open to the public, but we will not post zoom information on this website. Please email the secretary of the board, Sylvia Silberger if you'd like to be added to our Meeting Announcement list. HCLT Board Meetings are held on the second Tuesday of every month at 6:00 PM. 

Note: the photo is a stock photo, not a photo of our board meetings.

Quarterly HCLT Membership Meeting

Please email the secretary of the board, Sylvia Silberger to be added to our Meeting Announcement list. Quarterly HCLT Membership Meetings are held on the fourth Tuesday of January, April, July and October at 6:00 PM.

Note: the photo is a stock photo, not a photo of our membership meetings.