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Gordon Zuckerman to receive 2016 Breslin Award

LaSalle School is pleased to announce that the 2016 Mary G. Breslin Volunteer Service Award will be presented to Gordon N. Zuckerman. Theuntitled early morning ceremony is scheduled for Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at LaSalle.

Mr. Zuckerman is president of the nationally recognized life, health, group and wholesale annuity brokerage firm, Murray and Zuckerman, Inc., located in Schenectady, NY. He has been commited to civic, religious, charitable and professional organizations for more than 40 years, and has served on more than 25 community boards, including the Hudson Valley Community College (HVCC) Foundation board form 2003 to present. Mr. Zuckerman is a graduate of HVCC’s Class of 1962.

He is recognized not only for his compassion and volunteerism, but also for inspiring philanthropy in others. A graduate of HVCC’s Class of 1962, Gordon regularly demonstrates tremendous generosity to the college, and in 2007 established the Gordon N. and Linda Zuckerman Scholarship as a commitment to the college’s first major fundraising campaign, The Promise of Our Region. Many LaSalle School graduates choose to attend HVCC as a springboard to their future careers. In 2008, LaSalle’s Executive Director Bill Wolff was awarded the Humanitarian Service Award from The Foundation at HVCC.

LaSalle School is a leader in programs and services for youth and families in crisis offering a variety of programs designed to meet their needs including specialized residential placement, day service education, and alternative to detention services. The Counseling Center at LaSalle is an OMH and OASAS licensed outpatient behavioral health clinic located at LaSalle School, and currently implementing ACE treatment practices with youth and families. LaSalle is accredited by the Council on Accreditation (COA), and affiliated with the Council of Family and Child Caring Agencies (COFCCA), and the national Alliance for Strong Families and Communities. LaSalle is a member of The New York State Coalition of 853 Schools.

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