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Nyack Restaurant, NYC Law Firm Recognized For Promoting Social Justice

The Center for Safety & Change is sponsoring the Eighth Annual Simona and Jerome A. Chazen Business Awards Luncheon on Friday.

The Hudson House of Nyack and New York City based law firm of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP are receiving the Eighth Annual Simona and Jerome A. Chazen Business Awards on Friday. Matt Hudson, Amy Lehman and Skye of the Hudson House are being honored for their longstanding support of the Center for Safety & Change. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, LLP Partner Roberta A. Kaplan will accept an award on the international law firm firm’s behalf for its strong commitment to public service and pro bono work, including involvement in United States v. Winslow, the Supreme Court case that found provisions of the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional.

The Simona and Jerome A. Chazen Business Awards Luncheon was started in 2006 to recognize businesses that work to end violence against women and promote social justice. The keynote speaker will be Kenneth Wisnefski, a news commentator and the founder and CEO of WebiMax, an Internet marketing firm. Wisnefski will speak about how large and small businesses can adapt to the changing environment and leverage social media to remain competitive.

The Center for Safety and Change (formerly the Rockland Family Shelter) is hosting the Friday luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Restaurant X in Congers. The event is sponsored in part by Active International, BNY Mellon Wealth Management, First Niagara Foundation, PDI, Cal Mart Enterprises, Creative Financial Planning, New York Consulting Partners, the Rockland Women’s Bar Association and Orange & Rockland Utilities. 

Reservations are required and cost $100 per person and can be made by contacting Kathy Bookman at 845-634-3391 or kbookman@centersc.org.

The Center for Safety & Change, which is located in New City, is a non-profit, grass roots organization that serves survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. Its mission is to offer services and support that promote safety for women and children while challenging and changing social systems.

 

 

 

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