JASA holds annual cocktail party Scrapbook

| 19 May 2015 | 12:39

JASA, a non-profit agency serving older adults in the New York metropolitan area, hosted its annual cocktail reception on May 12th, Celebrating Seniors, honoring Brendan Keany of Penn South and Mutual Redevelopment Houses, at the New-York Historical Society. As JASA’s primary fundraising event, the annual Celebrating Seniors Reception brought together nearly 250 celebrities, activists, philanthropists, nonprofit officials, JASA Trustees, and other leaders from the worlds of business and government to raise proceeds that benefit JASA programs serving more than 43,000 seniors in the New York metro area. Actor/singer Aaron Lazar emceed the program, which successfully to date raised over $415,000 – a record-breaking sum for JASA’s annual event that exceeded the organization’s goal – to help fund programs including meal delivery, recreation, chronic health management, home care and housing. Pictured are, left to right, Doris Welch (Board Member, Advocacy Advisory Committee), Brendan Keany (Mutual Redevelopment Houses, Inc.), Eric Goldstein (CEO, UJA-Federation of New York), Kathryn Haslanger (CEO, JASA), Cal Ramsey (Former New York Knick). Aaron Lazar (Actor/Singer), Stu Lahn (Vice President, Club 76 Senior Center), Toby Usnik (Christie’s)