July 30, 2011 — New York State Chiropractic Association (NYSCA) past-president Dr. Mariangela Penna presented NYCC President Dr. Frank J. Nicchi with the association’s highest honor, the Ernest G. Napolitano Award, during the college’s homecoming weekend attended by more than 430 alumni, students, and members of the faculty.
Homecoming speakers included Texas Chiropractic College (TCC) faculty member Dr. Michael Dobbins, popular guest lecturer Dr. Mark Charrette, NYCC faculty members Drs. Teresa Hoban, Sandra Hartwell, and Lisa Bloom, Academy of Chiropractic Orthopedics board member Dr. Stephen Savoie, SpiderTech, Inc.’s Dr. Nick Tsaggarelis, and Zheng Gu Tui Na’s co-founder Frank Butler, LAc.
A Friday evening dinner dance at nearby Ventosa Vineyards drew more than 230 people who observed the president’s recognition of Drs. George and Teresa Ngo (NYCC ’72) for their many years of generous support to both the College and to the chiropractic profession. The Ngos number among a select group comprising NYCC’s President’s Council charter members. A wine and cheese reception and Casino Night rounded out the weekend on Saturday evening.
College sponsors and vendors who helped make the event a resounding success included Standard Process Inc., Foot Levelers Inc., Future Health Inc., Performance Health, Multi Radiance, Douglas Laboratories, and NCMIC.
Source: New York Chiropractic College, www.nycc.edu