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For Immediate Release: Contact:
MONDAY, JANUARY 17, 1994 Corey Bearak         or      Sharon Nadel
(718) 343-6779          (718) 225-6750 


Richard H. Girgenti, Governor Mario M. Cuomo's Director of Criminal Justice, will deliver the a Keynote Address and Anne Lupkin will be honored at the January 23, 1994 Installation of the Officers of the Northeast Queens Jewish Community Council ["NEQJCC"], announced Corey B. Bearak, the Council's President.  The "Installation Breakfast" and awards reception, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon, at Bellerose Jewish Center, 254-06 Union Turnpike in Floral Park, also features Queens Borough President Claire Shulman who will install Mr. Bearak to a third term as NEQJCC President.

Mrs. Lupkin, NEQJCC Executive Director Emeritus and a resident of Bayside, will receive the Council's award for "Distinguished Service to the Northeast Queens Community".  She continues to serve Northeast Queens as Director of Adult Education Programs at the Samuel Field YM&YWHA.

In addition to Mr. Bearak, Borough President Shulman will install Joseph M. Varon as First Vice President, Al Levy as Second Vice President, Anne Kirsch as Third Vice President, Marcia Federman as Recording Secretary and Susan Fogel as Treasurer.  Mr. Bearak, an attorney with experience in state and City government, currently serves as Counsel/ Chief of Staff to City Councilman Sheldon S. Leffler.
For reservations to the NEQJCC's Installation Breakfast, at $10 each, contact NEQJCC Director Sharon Nadel at 718-225-6750 [ext. 247].

Mr. Varon chairs the Installation Committee which includes Helene Zaro, Milton Prane and Max Singer.

An association of religious, education, fraternal and community organizations, the NEQJCC covers Bay Terrace, Bayside, Bellerose, Douglaston, Floral Park, Glen Oaks, Hollis Hills, Little Neck, New Hyde Park, Oakland Gardens and Queens Village (north).

Council projects include neighborhood development, fostering intergroup understanding and building a multi-cultural coalition. The Council combats anti-Semitism and all forms of discrimination.  The NEQJCC also sponsors forums with major public figures, Jewish Cultural events, open discussions with local Rabbis and represents community concerns.

Upcoming Northeast Queens Jewish Community projects and events include a Community-Wide Safety Fair and the Council's Annual Legislative Breakfast.
A UJA/Federation agency, the NEQJCC works closely with the Queens Jewish Community Council, the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater New York, the Metropolitan New York Coordinating Committee on Jewish Poverty and the Samuel Field/ Bay Terrace YM-YWHA.



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