The 25th New York Banquet took place on Wednesday 7th October at The ‘21’ Club. Honouring James Nesbitt, Actor, Presenter, Comedian and Chancellor of Ulster University and John J Kelly, C.P.C.U., Managing Partner Hanover Stone LLC.
Following the Cocktail Reception Jim Quinn, President Flax Trust/America welcomed guests and invited Fr. James Dorr to give the invocation.
Professor Jackie McCoy, Director Ulster University/QAHE Partnership London & Birmingham, reported on the School for Social Enterprises In Ireland (SSEI) and Tom O’Brien, President & CEO Sun National Bank, Director Flax Trust/America, reported on Ulster Community Investment Trust (UCIT).
Sr. Mary Turley, Director Flax Trust, gave the background of The Flax Trust Award.
Tom Moran, Chairman & CEO Mutual of America, introduced honoree John Kelly CPCU Managing Partner of Hanover Stone Partners and Director Flax Trust/America. John Kelly responded.
Tom Moran introduced honoree James Nesbitt, Actor, Presenter, Comedian and Chancellor Ulster University. James Nesbitt responded.
Following dessert Jim Quinn invited remarks from the Gathering, thanked guests and drew proceedings to a close.