Jericho, NY (PRWEB) May 24, 2011
The Eighth Annual Friendship Circle Luncheon was held on May 12, 2011 at The Garden City Hotel.
Surrounded by friends and well wishers, Lee and Michael Dubb were honored for their dedication and numerous contributions to the Jewish Community Center of East Hills.
Over $200,000 was raised at the luncheon to benefit programs at the Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center including Friendship Circle and “Let’s Do Lunch”.
The Friendship Circle is a social adult program for seniors who struggle with physical or cognitive limitations as a result of stroke, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s Disease, MS or other dementia. “Let’s Do Lunch” is a groundbreaking program that provides support for Young Onset adults in their 30s, 40s and 50s with Alzheimer’s.
Michael Dubb is the founder and owner of The Beechwood Organization, the largest developer of residential housing on Long Island. He has been recognized for his charitable work numerous times by the American Cancer Society, Family Services League, The Suffolk JCC, The American Jewish Committee, Tilles Center ‘Swing for Kids’, The Belmont Child Care Association, and The Rockaway Development and Revitalization Corporation.
About The Beechwood Organization: The Beechwood Organization is one of the largest developers of residential housing in New York. Over the past three decades, Beechwood has developed over 58 communities. The Beechwood Organization is currently developing Meadowbrook Pointe, a 720-unit active adult community replete with a 25,000 square foot clubhouse on the former site of the Roosevelt Raceway, Meadowbrook Pointe Links & Spa, an active adult community of 280 semi-attached golf view homes with resort amenities and a unique riverfront community at Harbour Pointe at Shorehaven in the Bronx. Additionally, Beechwood has partnered with the Benjamin Companies to develop an award winning, smart-growth master planned community in the Rockaways, Arverne By The Sea. When complete, this mixed-use community will have approximately 2,200 homes and be the largest revitalization project in the Northeast.