We’re pleased to announce that Pennye W. Nash, co-owner and executive director of Sancia Health Care Inc., White Plains, was given The Whitney Young Award on February 16th. Sancia is the only minority woman-owned business in Westchester County that is licensed by the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services and an authorized New York State Department of Motor Vehicle Drinker Driver Program. Pennye also travels extensively as a training consultant and mentors other professionals seeking to work within the health and human service field.
County Executive Robert P. Astorino congratulated the 2011 Trailblazer Award winners. (Pennye W. Nash – far right)
The event, a Westchester County tradition held at Westchester Community College to celebrate Black History Month, also included a video tribute that included brief interviews with each honoree and highlighted some of their major accomplishments.
The Trailblazers award program was sponsored by the county executive, the county Board of Legislators, the African American Advisory Board and the Westchester Community College Black Student Union.