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United Adult Ministries, the parent
company of Flushing House, celebrated
its 102nd Anniversary on May 17th
at Leonard’s Palazzo with over 200
supporters. This year’s event was
a celebration of cultural diversity,
recognizing the diverse backgrounds of the
people we serve.
Five senior advocates were honored with the
Expanding Horizons for Older Adults Awards, and the
one Older Adult Ministry Award.
All proceeds of the gala support a special endowment
fund, which helps keep Flushing House an a or dable
option for many of the older adults who live there. As
a not-for-pro t or ganization, we raise funds to o er
opportunities for the residents to age in place.
For more information about our mission to serve older
adults and how you can contribute, visit us at www.
All proceeds bene t the George Nussbaum Fund and
will be used to keep our residents in their homes.
Please join us for an evening of “Jazz in the Sky” on
the Flushing House rooftop on September 14th!
Reserve your spot now at UAM.ejoinme.org/JAZZ.
For more information, please call 347-532-3014 or
President and CEO Rev. Douglas Kurtz, Mary Jo Kurtz and The NYC Marachi inc.
Mae Mae Dance Studio dance performers, Flushing, Queens
Honoree of the Older Adult Ministry Award and the Honorees for the
Advocates for Older Adults Award:
From left to right: Nelson Lee, Betty Jones, Annette Cappello, Lucille Winkso,
Nick Lampiasi, John Choe and Douglas Kurtz
United Adult Ministry Board members
From left to right: Rev. James Barnum, Rev. Douglas Kurtz,
Janet Allen-Spencer, Nancy L. Gessner, Hon. Fredrick D.R. Sampson,
Annie Lee Phillips, Rev. Marianne Tomecek
Karla Choko and Gregory Kritsky,
Sol Dance center, Astoria, Queens