Salina 1st: Ground Breaking Ceremony

“Celebrate good times, come on!”  was the theme song at the Salina 1st, ground breaking ceremony – And a celebration it was!  Community members, project investors, UMEA members and anchor tenants were amongst those present to celebrate this very exciting and historical event. Deputy Mayor, Sharon Owens emphasized the importance of community members investing in those who […]

Dinosaur exhibit coming to Syracuse!

“The exhibit will feature life-sized dinosaurs, there will be theatrical smoke and fog as patrons walk through the exhibit”  explained MOST Museum President Lauren Kochian, with great excitement! “This makes me want to go back and teach!” exclaimed a retired middle school teacher when I shared the exciting news with her. This exhibit amongst others […]

Jim & Juli Boeheim – 20th Basket Ball

Wearing a stunning long and fitted white dress, Juli accompanied by her husband Jim Boeheim entered their very intimate VIP reception looking like Bride and Groom. They walked into a room filled with happy and beautifully dressed guests and fans. Held at the Turning Stone Hotel and Casino, Jim and Juli celebrated their twentieth year […]

Jim & Juli Boeheim – 20th Basket Ball

Wearing a stunning long and fitted white dress, Juli accompanied by her husband Jim Boeheim entered their very intimate VIP reception looking like Bride and Groom. They walked into a room filled with happy and beautifully dressed guests and fans. Held at the Turning Stone Hotel and Casino, Jim and Juli celebrated their twentieth year […]

ana gil-taylor: Headshots | Hair and Makeup question

One of the first questions I get asked by my female headshots customers is; Should I have my hair and make up professionally done? Answer: Yes. Hair and Make-up should go hand-in-hand when investing in your headshots.  Not only will having your hair and make-up professionally done bring you an instant confidence boost, but it will […]

ana gil-taylor: Successful Women Business awards – recap

Successful Business Women Awards (SBW), held at Embassy Suites by Hilton Syracuse Destiny,  an event which brings together community women leaders, their supporters and admirers to honor women making a difference in our community.  This year platinum sponsor was Northwestern Mutual,  Emcee, WSYR-TV NewsChannel 9, Farah Jadran, Keynote speaker was the beautiful and energetic Loretta Kaminsky,  photographer, […]

WISE: Owera Fundraiser recap

Sponsored by KeyBank, WISE Women’s Business Center, a resource for local women entrepreneurs, held its first fundraising event on Wednesday, May 16th at Owera Vineyards in Cazenovia, NY.  Funds from this event will benefit many of the programs WISE Women’s Business Center offers which includes, business training and counseling.  Guests were greeted by the warming Joanne Lenweaver, WISE, WBC Director,  the beautifully and brightly dressed […]

Jim and Juli Boeheim Foundation: 19th Basket Ball recap

The Jim and Juli Boeheim Foundation Basket Ball, also known as #theboeheimball or the Gala, was held on Saturday, April 28th at the Turning Stone.  This was the Foundation’s 19th year holding the Ball.  With seven hundred guests and half a million dollars raised, there is no doubt their vision to help the community and […]

ana gil-taylor : Summit Federal Credit Union Taft Rd. Grand Opening recap

One of the perks of being an event Photographer, besides meeting new people, is learning about behind the scenes projects and happenings in our community.  I had the opportunity of photographing The Summit Federal Credit Union’s Taft Road Branch Grand Opening;  They not only celebrated having a new and improved branch, but they also celebrated the […]

ana gil-taylor event photographer: Mr. Habitat 2016 Recap

Syracuse Habitat for Humanity‘s main fundraising event to benefit Women Build, held yesterday at Drumlins Country Club, was one of their best yet.  Switching the venue was a great move from BizEventz Director, Joyl Clance. It felt a bit more intimate and there was plenty of free parking- more money for raffle tickets, ha!. LIsa Chelenza was […]