Alcott HR Group announced that its Marketing/Sales Coordinator Kimberly Alarcon has been recognized by the Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce as one of its “Top 30 Young Professionals Under 30.” Ms. Alarcon received her award at the Chamber’s “Celebrate Long Island’s Young Professionals” Recognition event held March 8th at the Cold Spring Harbor Country Club in Huntington, NY. She and the other honorees were selected based on “having a notable impact on their business, industry and local communities.”
In his comments about the event, Huntington Township Chamber of Commerce Board Member Michael Agnes said, “The ‘Celebrate Long Island’s Young Professionals’ event is a great way for us to showcase the future of Long Island’s business community. Each individual was selected for having an outstanding commitment to their businesses as well as their philanthropic spirit within Long Island’s business and civic communities. The young people being honored set an example for those working with them and will ultimately be a key to Long Island’s economic recovery.”
For Ms. Alarcon, this isn’t the first time her professional commitment and level of contribution has been recognized. In 2009, she received the Public Relations Professionals of Long Island (PRPLI) “Rising Star Award.” She currently serves as Secretary and an Executive Board Member for PRPLI. She also is involved with the Long Island Center for Business & Professional Women and has volunteered on its Golf Committee for the past two years. Additionally, she is a member of the Phi Lambda Phi Alumnae Association.
Ms. Alarcon has been actively involved in community service from her college days at the State University of New York at Oswego where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Communications. This spirit of service has continued throughout her professional career where she has taken a lead in various philanthropic endeavors from serving on Good Works Committees to organizing fundraisers, coat and food drives and participating in community volunteer initiatives. They include her coordination of a fundraiser for Operation Homefront, blood drives, a run/walk for Island Harvest, her volunteerism on behalf of the Wheelchair Games at Burke Institute and her role as Team Leader for the Making Strides Against Breast CancerWalk.