The Yorktown Small Business Association celebrated its fifth anniversary on Thursday, April 4 at the Winery at St. George, in Mohegan Lake.

The event was attended by many members, residents, town and county elected officials, and office seekers.

New YSBA members, the Winery at St. George and TheNetWorks, were announced. Cheryl Sanchez, from TheNetWorks, said: “The turnout was an indication of the importance of local small business and entrepreneurship in the Yorktown economy.”

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Proclamations from Town Supervisor Ilan Gilbert and the Westchester county executive’s office were read and presented to Bob Giordano, founder of the business organization.

The proclamation from the County Executive George Latimer’s office, in part, read, “It is with a proud sense of obligation that we recognize not only the exemplary dedication that the Yorktown Small Business Association has exhibited in their years of service, but in their vision and leadership as well; and therefore, be it resolved, that as the Westchester county executive, I recognize that in the Yorktown Small Business Association, we have an outstanding institution, one that is worthy of the esteem of both the community and the county of Westchester.”