CAP Press

April 30th Times Beacon Article




The CAP Program won a $2,500 Best Buy Grant!

Best Buy

November 13, 2006.... Long Island Works Workforce Builders Luncheon & Awards


Congratulations to Mike Poveromo and
all our CAP Honor Roll Recipients.


Superintendent of Schools Dr. D’Ambrosio, Jean Poveromo CAP member,
Mike Poveromo of Family Time Party Rentals, Ann Marie Gianni of North Fork Bank, Principal William B. Caulfield


North Shore Sun Press Release of November 10, 2006

Read the press release from our first meeting of the 2006-7 school year

Kick-off meeting of October 25, 2006

Above top: Candace Golightly, Raymond Perini, Doug Morrow, Mike Poveromo, Susan Wilson, Legislator Losquadro, Italo Zanzi
Above bottom: Drew Crouthamel, Jeff Davis, Roseann Bufalino, Xristos Gaglias, Janene Gentile

Click on the first image below to read the full story...


January 2006... Times Beacon Record article...

Louise Timms

November 24, 2005... Times Beacon Record article...


November 14, 2005... The Bank of Smithtown won the 2005 Workforce Builders School-Site Initiatives Award & the Council for Dedicated Merchants (CDM) is the recipient of the 2005 Workforce Builders Advisory Board Award.


November 14, 2005, Rocky Point, NY--The Long Island Works Third Annual Workforce Builders Awards Luncheon was held on November 14, 2005, at the Melville Marriott. The Workforce Builders Awards honor efforts to promote a strong Long Island economy and workforce. The winners were chosen from among more than 375 members of the Workforce Builders Honor Roll. The Workforce Builders Honor Roll recognizes businesses, educational institutions and other nonprofit organizations, and government entities taking action to ensure Long Island continues to have a skilled workforce by participating in programs that promote workforce readiness, business etiquette and ethics, broadening skills for today’s economy, funding established programs, and school-to-work activities. With more than 800 in attendance at the luncheon, the event highlighted the ever-growing relationship of employers with education.

Rocky Point High School’s Career Advisory Partnership (CAP) member organizations won awards for their outstanding commitment to students, education, career, and community. The Bank of Smithtown (Louise Timms, Branch Manager) received the 2005 Workforce Builders School-Site Initiatives Award & the Council of Dedicated Merchants (CDM)Chamber of Commerce (Mike Poveromo, Executive Director; Maureen Schneider, President) were the recipient of the 2005 Workforce Builders Advisory Board Award. The CAP program was established in the fall of 2004 and has taken giant steps throughout the past year, bringing valuable career education and opportunities to the students at Rocky Point High School.

Congratulations to all the CAP Honor Roll recipients and to the Council of Dedicated Merchants (CDM) Chamber of Commerce and The Bank of Smithtown on their well deserved awards. If you would like more information on how you or your organization can become involved with the CAP program, visit on the WWW or call Education Chair Susan Wilson at 744.1600, ext. 3067.

Many of our dedicated members have earned a place on the Long Island Works 2005 Workforce Builders Honor Roll

Our First Career Brunch on April 20, 2005, was INCREDIBLE!!
Above are our distinguished panelists & CAP Chairpeople.
(l to r: Back row: Rich Johannesen, Esq., Dr. David Krause, Ph.D.; The Honorable Dan Losquadro;
The Honorable John Jay LaValle, CAP Co-chair Mike Poveromo; Steven Losquadro, Esq.; Prof. C. Wittreich, SCCC;
Front row: Louise Timms, Bank of Smithtown; Carla D'Ambrosio, Assistant Superintendent;
Susan Wilson, CAP Co-chair; Terri Pace, Suffolk County Department of Health)


"It was the most educationally entertaining time I have ever been involved in."... Mo Mo "G"
" It was AMAZING!!!"... 7th Period Career & Financial Management Class
" It was a GREAT learning experience. I want to be a lawyer."...Lisa
"The best kind of dream is the one that keeps growing!"...Amanda

Summer 2005--Our dedicated members have earned a place on the Long Island Works 2005 Workforce Builders Honor Roll

3/16/05...CAP's Business Etiquette & Fashion Show Workshop a HUGE success!

3/11/05...Chairman hopes CAP catches on!

2/7/05... CAP Effort Boosts Rocky Point Schools Business Curriculum

Kick off meeting of November 17, 2004