Senior Volunteer Recognition Luncheon
A Celebration of Senior Volunteers
Federation of Organizations hosted a Senior Volunteer Recognition Luncheon on Friday, May 3rd at the Huntington Hilton. The event served to honor senior volunteers from the Foster Grandparent and Senior Companion Programs and was well attended by over 300 guests. The day was celebrated with a gala luncheon and dancing.
Photo Caption: NYS Assemblyman Chad Lupinacci presented certificates to the volunteers. Pictured left to right: Barbara Faron, CEO, Federation of Organizations; Tracy Falkner, Director of Community Services, Federation of Organizations; Foster Grandparent volunteer Joan Strassberg; Assemblyman Chad Lupinacci
Hurricane Sandy devastated many communities both physically and emotionally. As a result, the Project Hope Crisis Counseling Program was put into place to provide outreach, crisis counseling, and educational services to individuals in areas of New York City, Nassau, Suffolk, Rockland, and Westchester Counties. As a Project Hope Provider Agency, Federation of Organizations is proud to offer free and confidential crisis counseling to residents of the Town of Babylon and the Town of Islip.
On October 5th, Federation of Organizations hosted a Networking and Business Event at Russo’s on the Bay. The event, sponsored by Liberty Management Group and Lincoln Computer Systems, provided a forum for over 200 business professionals, hospital representatives and not-for-profits to discuss the future of healthcare. The Keynote Speaker was Jason Helgerson, NY State Medicaid Director .
Barbara Faron, CEO with Jason Helgerson, N.Y. State Medicaid Director.
On Friday, June 15th, Federation of Organizations hosted a Senior Volunteer Recognition Luncheon at the Crest Hollow Country Club. The event, which was well attended with over 500 guests, served to honor senior volunteers from the Suffolk County Foster Grandparent and Senior Companion Programs as well as the Nassau County Retired and Senior Volunteer Program.
On April 20th Federation celebrated the opening of our new Queens Village Community Residence/Single Room Occupancy (CR/SRO) with a ribbon cutting ceremony and luncheon for over 150 guests. Pictured are Senator Frank Padavan and Barbara Faron, CEO performing the ribbon cutting.