Senior Leadership Award Winners Selected

United Adult Ministries, the parent company of Flushing House, has announced the three winners of the Rose Kryzak Senior Leadership Awards. The individuals will be honored during the annual fundraising gala on May 8 at Flushing Town Hall.

(Left to right): Steven Goodman, State Sen.  Toby Stavisky, Alan Weinberg

(Left to right): Steven Goodman, State Sen.
Toby Stavisky, Alan Weinberg

This year’s honorees include:

State Sen. Toby Stavisky (D-Flushing), a seven-term state senator who has sponsored several pieces of legislation that would benefit New York’s senior population.

Steven Goodman, the recently-retired long-time head of the Samuel Field YM & YWHA. Under his leadership, the Y focused a number of programs on the needs of older adults, their families and children.

Alan Weinberg, LCSW, has served as a social work manager at Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation. He is now a care manager of social work at Fidelis Care At Home, based in Rego Park.

The awards were named after the late Rose Kryzak, a public advocate who fought for the rights of older adults and a resident of Flushing House for 13 years.

Those interested in attending the gala should RSVP by April 28 to Robert Salant, director of community relations at Flushing House. For information, call (347) 532-3025 or email rsalant@uam.org.