WEDLI's Madelyn Orsini Scholarships of up to $1000 will be awarded to college students in either Freshman, Sophmore or Junior year of college located on Long Island.


WEDLI's twice yearly $500 Dorothy Tripp/Sally Slacke Scholarship, funded by Roslyn D. Goldmacher and Judith K. Beckman has been increased to $750 thanks to expanded funding made possible by Ilene Krupnick, co-founder of WEDLI with Dorothy Tripp and Roz Goldmacher.


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Michelle Castro (2nd R) is a success minded dynamo who juggles motherhood and her business, Hair Design by Michelle in Amityville, a salon specializing in haircare, cosmetic sales and fashion jewelry. "We chose Michelle as the recipient of the Dorothy Tripp-Sally Slacke Scholarship because she demonstrates the positive attitudes that go into making a success," says Roslyn D. Goldmacher (R), President & CEO Long Island Development Corp., co-founder of the scholarship that honors the memory of two of Long Island's most famous business women. "This award recognizes the desire and the will to succeed that was the hallmark of both Dorothy and Sally," says Judith K. Beckman (L) of Financial Solutions/Goldner Siegfried Associates, Inc., co-founder of the scholarship fund." The award was made in conjunction with the Women Economic Developers of Long Island (WEDLI) at the Heckscher Museum in Huntington at WEDLI's annual installation dinner. Michele Pincus ((2nd L) is WEDLI's new president.

Scholarship Winners



Women Economic Developers of Long Island
Michele A. Pincus, Esq.
Lazer, Aptheker, Rosella & Yedid, P.C.
225 Old Country Road
Melville, NY 11747

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