Roslyn, NY, October 5, 2022 – The Junior League of Long Island® (“JLLI”) a nonprofit organization of women volunteers, today announced that Cristine Bruno of Oakland Gardens has been appointed President for the upcoming year. The office of the Junior League President is an annual appointment by the JLLI Board of Directors.
As President, Ms. Bruno will be responsible for directing volunteer activities and community projects such as Project Playground, Thanksgiving Baskets and a myriad of “Done In A Day” volunteer opportunities that benefit Nassau & Suffolk Counties.
Ms. Bruno, a member of the Junior League since 2014, has served as the Chair of Project Playground for 2 years, NYSPAC chair for 3 years, House chair and subsequently held 2 board positions, Finance Director for 2 years and President-Elect. Professionally, she is a Vice President for Maccarone Plumbing located on Long Island.
“The Junior League of Long Island embodies the true meaning of volunteering. In my time involved with our League I have been empowered and supported by my peers. I am in awe of the selflessness, dedication, and collaboration of our members. “I am beyond proud and humbled to serve as President this year with such an inspiring group of women.” said Ms. Bruno.
This League year our focus will be hands on in our community. While the Junior League of Long Island continued to support our community and our partners throughout the pandemic, we did so from the sidelines due to Covid. This League year we will hit the ground running, to be hands on in our communities and within our organization to build stronger relationships in the communities we serve and amongst ourselves. The steps we take this year will lay the foundation for years to come.
The JLLI Board would also like to announce that Remi Farnan has been appointed President-Elect for the 2023-2024 fiscal year. Ms. Farnan will oversee the Junior League’s Thrift Shop located in the Village of Roslyn. All proceeds from the shop are used to fund the League’s programs that directly benefit communities on Long Island. Ms. Farnan is a resident of Floral Park and has been a member of the Junior League since 2018.