Ellie Lubin of Englewood was awarded the annual Dr. Celia Weisman Memorial award from the Human Services Advisory Council. She is the honorary president of NCJW Bergen County Section and an active member for over 50 years. Ms. Lubin was nominated by the Women’s Rights Information Center, a service that offers job training and placement services as well as housing alternatives for single-parent families.
Liz Corsini, former chair and current board member of the WRIC, presented her with a plaque. In addition to being a trustee and treasurer of WRIC, Ms. Lubin was instrumental in founding their shared housing program. She was honored at the HSAC annual meeting in September.
The award is given to an individual and/or organization making significant contributions to the residents of Bergen County in the field of human services. Dr. Weisman was known for her work as an educator, community leader, advocate, and volunteer who demonstrated an extraordinary level of commitment to older adults. She promoted dignity, independence and choice while advocating for opportunities for older adults to continue as productive members of society.
For information, go to www.ncjwbcs.org.