Stuart Varney, Keynote at Orange County Partnership's 2012 Annual Event

Stuart Varney is one of the best-known business news journalists in the world and is credited with changing the way financial and economic news is reported worldwide. He anchors Varney & Company on the Fox Business Network and appears regularly with Sean Hannity, Bill O'Reilly and Megyn Kelly, among others.

Last month, the Partnership announced it's 2012 award recipients.

Quality of Life: Newburgh Armory Unity Center

Spirit of Innovation: SUNY Orange

Alliance for Balanced Growth (Golden Shovel Award): Mediacom Communications Group