Englewood 2008 Volunteer of the Year

Mayor Michael Wildes is proud to announce the selection of Mr. Kenneth H. Eckstein as Volunteer of the Year in Englewood for 2008. Mr. Eckstein is a partner with the law firm Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP and is Chairman of the 36 attorney Corporate Restructuring and Bankruptcy Department and a member of the firm's Executive Committee. He has received many honors in his field including being recognized as one of the "Best Lawyers in America" from 2004-2008 and was also designated a "New York Super Lawyer" from 2006 to the present.

Mr. Eckstein moved to Englewood 15 years ago with his wife and three children. During his time here he has taken an active role in the community. He has been a co-manager in the Englewood Little League for many years as well as basketball coach at the JCC on the Palisades. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Moriah School of Englewood and Congregation Ahavath Torah Synagogue of which he has been the President and leader for the past four years. He has pioneered the Synagogue's recent massive redevelopment coordinating its extraordinary needs as the Englewood Jewish community roots itself for the generations to come.

PHOTO: Mayor Michael Wildes and Kenneth Eckstein during the "Groundbreaking" of Congregation Ahavath Torah last December 2006. The synagogue is the largest Orthodox Jewish Congregation in the State of New Jersey.

City Of Englewood

Office of the Mayor

Proclamation

Kenneth H. Eckstein Day

WHEREAS, Kenneth H. Eckstein has been a resident of the City of Englewood for fifteen years and has been an active member of Congregation Ahavath Torah; and

 

WHEREAS, Kenneth H. Eckstein has distinguished himself by a lifetime of outstanding, and well earned accomplishments as an attorney and as partner with the law firm Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP; and

 

WHEREAS, Kenneth H. Eckstein has demonstrated a stellar example of tireless dedication and commitment through his community involvement with the Englewood Little League, Board of Trustees of the Moriah School of Englewood, and Congregation Ahavath Torah of which he has been the President and leader for the past four years; and

WHEREAS, Kenneth H. Eckstein has been chosen as the Volunteer of the Year in the City of Englewood by planting seeds for the future our community through the renaissance of Congregation Ahavath Torah.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Michael J. Wildes, Mayor of the City of Englewood , do hereby proclaim today, Thursday, October 30th, 2008 as Kenneth H. Eckstein Day and do urge all of the citizens of the City of Englewood in wishing Mr. Eckstein sincere wishes for continued health, happiness, and personal fulfillment.

 

 

MICHAEL J. WILDES

MAYOR

 

 

Paid for by Friends of Michael J. Wildes For Mayor, Assemblyman Arnold Brown, Treasurer

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