Gail Kastenholz of Huntington Station is a recipient of the Bruce Morrell Education Award and will be honored at the 27th annual Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County dinner on Nov. 13.
The daughter of Holocaust survivors, Kastenholz was a founding member and the first president of Generation to Generation – the first North Shore Second Generation Group on Long Island.
Since retiring from her job with the NYC Department of Education for 34 years, she has dedicated her time to HMTC as a docent, educator and trained facilitator of the nursing program and the LEAS Police Program.
Along with the Huntington Station local, John D. Cameron, Jr. P.E. and Martin B. Bloch will also be honored. Cameron of Rockville Centre is a licensed professional engineer, marine engineer and U.S. patent holder, as well as, the Founder and Managing Partner of Cameron Engineers & Associates, LLP, will be the recipient of this year’s Legacy Award. Bloch of Oyster Bay Cove is a Holocaust survivor.
The dinner will be held at the Old Westbury Hebrew Congregation in Old Westbury with ticket proceeds going to support the HMTC’s Holocaust, anti-bias, tolerance and anti-bullying programming.