On the evening of Tuesday, February 9, 2016, attendees of the 36th Annual Thurman Munson Awards Dinner joined together at the Grand Hyatt Hotel to pay tribute to this year’s honorees, as well as to support the efforts of the AHRC New York City Foundation.
The AHRC New York City Foundation is a fundraising and grant-making entity that supports programs helping children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities achieve their goals including programs of the AHRC New York City.
The dinner commenced as Master of Ceremonies, John Sterling of WFAN Voice of the New York Yankees, welcomed guests and introduced attendees to the services offered by AHRC New York City.
The Thurman Munson Awards Dinner honors professional athletes for their achievements on the field, their contributions to the community, and embody the spirit of legendary Yankee Catcher, Thurman Munson. This year’s award recipients were Jim Abbott, former New York Yankee; Brian McCann, New York Yankee; Andrew Miller, New York Yankee; Jesse Orosco, Former New York Met; and Jeurys Familia, New York Met.
In addition to the awards and speeches, 37 sports memorabilia items were up for bid by attendees, during the Steiner Sports silent auction.
You can view more photos from the event at the AHRC New York City Foundation website.