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Local Women Raise Money for Hofstra Medical School

Jacobs on hand to swear in members of the Meadowbrook Women's Initiative at Temple Chaverim.

Nassau County Legislator acted as the installing officer recently for the organization.

The event, held at in Plainview was attended by more than 200 people. The organization raises money every year for Hofstra University's Medical School.

This year, checks were also presented to the Crisis Center and Traumatic Brain Injury Organization.

“This is a wonderful group of dedicated individuals devoted to helping others," said Jacobs, D-Woodbury. "It was especially meaningful to me because the incoming President, Barbara Goldstein, is a very dear friend for many years.”

Marci Karoll July 05, 2012 at 08:27 PM
Hofstra just opened their medical school - is this group newly formed or have they been raising funds for others in the past?
marsha elowsky July 06, 2012 at 07:41 PM
Originally part of Brandeis Women, this group reformed as Meadowbrook Women's Initiative 3 years ago. Hofstra Medical School was just about to open and was selected as the main recipiant of the fund raising, with 2 other charities chosen each year to share in the benefits of the fund raising. info@meadowbrookwomen.org

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