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Los Angeles Jewish Home Support Group Presents Humanitarian Award and Visionary Award
Date:2/23/2009

RESEDA, Calif., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Executives, a support group of nearly 500 prominent business, community and political leaders dedicated to raising much-needed funds for the Los Angeles Jewish Home, presented its annual Tom Bane Humanitarian Award to Fred N. Gaines, the group's president, and the Jack Schlaifer Visionary Award to Jonathan Hartman, the group's treasurer, at a recent awards lunch and installation event.

The Tom Bane Humanitarian Award is presented annually to an Executives member involved in a broad range of community causes. This year's recipient, Fred Gaines, was recognized for his commitment and devotion to numerous philanthropic efforts throughout the community. Gaines served as chairman of the Valley Industry and Commerce Association and president of the San Fernando Valley Bar Association. Gaines worked for Tom Bane as an intern when Mr. Bane served in the California Legislature.

The Tom Bane Award was presented to Gaines by Dr. Marlene Bane, Tom Bane's widow, and former California Assembly Speaker Robert Hertzberg. Dr. Bane noted, "Fred Gaines is the perfect recipient of the award, both as someone who knew Tom and someone who has positively impacted so many people through his philanthropic efforts." In accepting the prestigious award, Gaines stated, "I am tremendously honored to receive the Tom Bane Humanitarian Award. It is humbling to be the recipient of an award that is named for such a great legislator."

The Jack Schlaifer Visionary Award is presented annually to an Executives member who has contributed significantly to the growth of the Young Executives, the young leadership arm of the organization. Jonathan Hartman has been a longtime supporter and leader of the Young Executives.

The Jack Schlaifer Visionary Award was presented by Executives Past President Jack Schlaifer, who explained that Hartman has contributed greatly to the growth of the Young Executives as well as The Executives as a whole. Hartman remarked, "It is extremely important and gratifying for me to work on behalf of an organization such as the Jewish Home that takes care of the elderly with tremendous dignity."

The Executives, founded in 1992, is comprised of the San Fernando and Conejo Valley's most prominent business and community leaders. Their mission is to raise funds to enhance the quality of life and care of the residents of the Jewish Home. The Executives host a number of monthly and annual events that provide support to the Home while offering the reward of friendships and associations through philanthropic endeavors. The Young Executives provides leadership training and social activities for members in their 20s and 30s. Through volunteering at the Jewish Home and sponsoring social events, they help to provide for the Home's residents' immediate needs.

Founded in 1912, the world-renowned Los Angeles Jewish Home is one of the foremost continuing senior-living facilities in the United States and is the largest single-source provider of senior housing in Los Angeles. In total the Home annually serves more than 1,700 seniors through an extraordinary continuum of services. Each year, more than 1,200 senior women and men are supported through in-residence housing on two village campuses (spanning 16 acres), with services featuring independent-living "Neighborhood Home" accommodations, residential care, skilled nursing care, Alzheimer's disease and dementia care. Another 500 seniors are served through the Home's community-based programs, which include Skirball Hospice and community clinics. Healthcare professionals from around the world consult with the Jewish Home in an effort to improve eldercare in their home countries. The Home is a nonprofit organization that relies upon donations from individuals, corporations and foundations to continue its remarkable work. Further information regarding the Home can be found online at www.jha.org or by calling 818-757-4407.


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