DANBURY, Conn., Nov. 25, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ethan Allen (NYSE:ETH) Chairman, President and CEO Farooq Kathwari was honored last week for his longstanding support of The Hebrew Home at Riverdale by RiverSpring Health, a five-star skilled nursing facility with a near century history of care and compassion.
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"I am humbled to receive this honor from an organization whose mission I admire and which works so tirelessly for the community," said Kathwari.
The foundation's Board of Trustees bestowed the honor at the Hebrew Home's 98th annual black-tie gala, held November 15 in the Grand Ballroom at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City. The chairs of the event were Sanford Weill, Chairman Emeritus, Citigroup, Inc. and Maurice R. Greenberg, Chairman and CEO, C.V. Starr & Co., Inc. With 600 people in attendance, it was The Hebrew Home’s biggest fundraiser of the year. The event raised $2.1 million.
“Farooq Kathwari was selected as The Hebrew Home at Riverdale’s honoree for his humanitarian efforts around the globe and because he shares The Hebrew Home at Riverdale’s vision of respect and care for older adults,” said Hebrew Home President and CEO Daniel Reingold.
Kathwari is active in several nonprofit organizations, including the National Retail Federation, Refugees International, the International Rescue Committee, and the Council on Foreign Relations, among others. Additionally, he served as a member of President Obama’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders from 2010 to 2014.
For more information about The Hebrew Home at Riverdale by RiverSpring Health, visit riverspringhealth.org.
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