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Brenda D. Colella Honored With “Exceptional Women Of Central New York” Award

SYRACUSE, NY — June 2, 2016 — Barclay Damon, LLP is pleased to announce Brenda D. Colella, a partner in the firm’s Project Development and Energy Practice Areas, is the recipient of the 2016 Exceptional Women of Central New York Award in business. The award, presented by Assemblymember Pamela J. Hunter, honors outstanding women who are doing their parts to make the community an even better place.

Ms. Colella was nominated for the award for her continued work in the community. Ms. Colella is actively involved in many neighborhood groups and events dedicated to improving the community, including the Greater Strathmore Neighborhood Association as well as the Central New York Women’s Bar Association. She is also a founding member of the Strathmore Huntley Group, an organization committed to restoring a historic apartment building located in Syracuse. The group purchased the building for $1 in 2010 and has since raised over $2.6 million for renovations and has developed plans to restore the building.

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