Epilepsy Foundation to Honor Huntington Resident

A golf event supports research and people with epilepsy,
while recognizing Peter Klein of The Claire Friedlander
Family Foundation.
Peter Klein, President of The Claire Friedlander Family Foundation, will be
honored at the Epilepsy Foundation of Metro New York
(www.epilepsy.com/local/metropolitan-new-york) on Monday, June 26th at
the Ardsley Country Club in Dobbs Ferry, N.Y.
This non-profit organization was established 55 years ago. It gives aid and
support to people with epilepsy so they can gain a quality of life. It is staffed
with professionals from the medical, social work, vocational counseling, and
psychological professions; offering a variety of services.
Mr. Klein is the Chief Investment Officer and Founder of ALINE Wealth
(www.alinewealth.com),a Partner firm at High Tower Advisors (Melville, N. Y.).
Prior to joining ALINE, he worked at UBS Financial Services and in 2008 was
recognized as part of the UBS Global Circle of Excellence. He is the author of,
Getting Started In Security Analysis (John Wiley & Sons, 1998 and 2009),
and, A Passion For Giving: Tools and Inspiration For Creating A Charitable
Foundation (with Angelica Berrie, Wiley, 2012).
The Claire Friedlander Family Foundation (Huntington, N.Y.) provides grants
to organizations which are passionate about their work and the people they
serve, with a focus on impact, collaboration and transformation.
“The late Claire Friedlander viewed helping people with disabilities to achieve
dignity and a quality life as a human rights issue,” Mr. Klein said. “Epilepsy-
Metro NY’s mission to enhance the lives of people with this condition is
representative of Ms. Friedlander’s ideals.”
“Peter’s and The Claire Friedlander Family Foundation’s generous support will
enable Epilepsy-Metro NY to create additional opportunities for people with
disabilities to become more independent and lead enriching and fulfilling
lives,” says, Elinor LaTouche, Executive Director of Epilepsy-Metro NY. “Our
philosophy of care revolves around empowering the people we support to
explore what they need for a quality life — that could mean learning new skills
for independent living, finding a job or discovering a meaningful activity, or
having the opportunity to develop strong friendships and family relationships.
We greatly appreciate and value Peter’s partnership and interest in supporting
Epilepsy-Metro NY and our mission.”

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