Mount Sinai Queens honors Elmhurst
community leader with room dedication
BY MAX PARROTT
Mount Sinai Queens dedicated a conference room to
United Community Civic Association leader Rose Marie
Poveromo on Sept. 20.
State Sen. Michael Gianaris, Assemblywoman Aravella
Simotas, Queens Borough President Melinda Katz
and Councilman Costa Constantinides all attended and
to praise Poveromo for her civic activity.
“We are delighted to be able to celebrate the extraordinary
work Rose Marie Poveromo has done for the community,”
said Caryn A. Schwab, executive director of
Mount Sinai Queens. “Rose Marie was one of the first to
reach out to me after Mount Sinai acquired Mount Sinai
Queens to talk about helping improve the quality of and
access to healthcare for the benefit of the residents of
Poveromo has presided over the United Community
Civic Association for decades.
The construction of the fourth-floor conference room
was made possible by the donation of an anonymous
donor. The dedication closed with the presentation of a
dedication plaque to Poveromo.
“I am truly and deeply honored,” Poveromo said. “My
heartfelt thanks to Mount Sinai Queens and it anonymous
Reach reporter Max Parrott by e-mail at mparrott@
schnepsmedia.com or by phone at (718) 260-2507. Photo courtesy of Mount Sinai Queens
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