Creative Jewelry Competition


 Women’s Fund of Long Island (WFLI) is calling for artists, both amateur and professional, to create a design that will help make a difference. WFLI is hosting its first ever jewelry competition, where the winner will partner up with Long Island Jeweler Esther Ambalu, of East Hill’s Ambalu Jeweler, to create a limited edition necklace to benefit the organization.

WFLI Executive Director Stacey Scarpone
WFLI Executive Director Stacey Scarpone

“The necklace should represent the change and transformation empowered women can make in their own lives and communities” said WFLI Executive Director Stacey Scarpone.
The winning design and designer will be featured during a launch party at Ambalu Jewelers and the piece will be for sold at WFLI’s annual Women Achievers Breakfast on Oct. 23 at the Crest Hollow Country Club and at Ambalu Jewelers. Proceeds will benefit WFLI and the women and girls of Long Island.
All submissions must be received by Aug. 11 by email to erica@womensfundliorg or by mail to WFLI, 1740 Old Jericho Tpke., Jericho, NY 11753. Participants must include a completed contest application as well as sign any applicable consent forms. These can be obtained at Any image deemed offensive will be excluded from the contest. Participation is open to anyone, any age, location or gender, with a passion for design.

Dave Gil de Rubio
In addition to being editor of theNassau Observer, Dave Gil de Rubio is a regular contributor to Long Island Weekly, specializing in music and sports features. He has won several awards for writing from Press Club of Long Island (PCLI), New York Press Association (NYPA) and Fair Media Council (FMC).




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