Meyer, Suozzi, English & Klein, P.C. is pleased to announce that Richard G. Fromewick, Chair of the Tax Certiorari and Condemnation practice in Garden City, has recently been re-elected as both Corresponding Secretary on the Board of Directors of the Barry and Florence Friedberg Jewish Community Center (JCC), for the 2014-2015 term, and to the board of Temple Avodah, where he previously served as president from 1993-1994.
An active member of the greater Long Island community, Richard is also a member of Nassau County Bar Association’s charity, the “We Care Fund. He is a member of the UJA Joint Oceanside Committee, serves on the Fundraising Committees for the Nassau County Mental Health Association, the Center for Disabilities, and the Kidney & Urology Foundation of America. Richard’s philanthropic contributions earned him recognition as “Man of the Year” by the United Jewish Appeal in 1996. Richard is also a member of the Garden City Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, a Past Master of the Sunrise-Laurelton Masonic Lodge, a member of the Spartan and Guiding Light Masonic Lodges, a member of the Long Island Scottish Rite, and a member of the Kismet Shrine Temple.
The Friedberg JCC is located in Oceanside, Long Island, and has been providing social and educational programs, including day care, summer camp, special needs programs and holiday events, to community members for more than 50 years. The JCC created the first Sunrise Day Camp for Kids with Cancer, giving children with cancer and their siblings the ability to attend camp free of charge in Pearl River and in Israel. Founded in 1952, Temple Avodah serves as the center of Reform Judaism in Oceanside and neighboring communities. An all-inclusive congregation, the temple has religious services, a religious school and hosts activities and events to educate members.