Assemblywoman Malliotakis To Be Honored As Brooklyn Rising Star

Local newspaper to recognize legislator
February 17, 2012

Assemblywoman Malliotakis speaks at a recent budget hearing in Albany.

Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R,C-Brooklyn, Staten Island) will be honored by the Brooklyn Home Reporter community newspaper, serving southwest Brooklyn, as a nominee for the Brooklyn Rising Star 40 Under 40 award at Steiner Studios on March 22. The assemblywoman joins a group of legislators, civic leaders and community organizers being recognized as the local leaders of tomorrow.

“I am honored to join so many dedicated public servants as a Brooklyn Rising Star and thank the Brooklyn Home Reporter for their consideration,” said Malliotakis. “It is truly a privilege to represent Brooklyn in the state Assembly, and the real reward is the partnership and camaraderie I feel with the people of our community.”

The event will take place at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 22 at Stage 6 at Steiner Studios at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, located at 15 Washington Avenue. More information can be found at www.homereporter.com/events.

Malliotakis, a freshman Assembly member, took office in 2011. During her first year in the state Assembly, Nicole received a number of awards from various organizations. She was named a Rising Star by the Capitol newspaper and a Top Ranking Pro Jobs Supporter by The Business Council of New York State, Inc. She also received special recognition at the 2011 Women of Achievement Awards by the Staten Island Advance. Nicole was presented with the 2011 “Special Outstanding Community Service” award by the South Beach Civic Association, and an “Award of Gratitude” by the Order of AHEPA for serving as the honorary speaker at their 2011 AHEPA Scholarship Awards Graduation, as well as her contributions to the Hellenic community. She was most recently named to The Hispanic Coalition of New York’s (HCNY) 40 Under 40 Rising Latino Stars list.