Awards and Achievements

Fleischmann, Rothstein Grace Receive Pugash Award;

Compeer CEO Brown Receives Community Partnership Award

at JFS 152nd Annual Meeting



“We believe that the only thing that matters as much as

what we do is the spirit in which we do it.  Compassion,

respect and dignity guide our every action.”


Outgoing board members Ilene Fleischmann and Adrienne Rothstein Grace each received theprestigious Abram and Ruth E. Pugash Family Fund Award.  The honor has been extended since 1973 to honor a person or persons who have made a special contribution to Jewish Family Service or the Jewish community.


Fleischmann is Vice Dean for Alumni, PR and Communications, SUNY Buffalo Law School; Rothstein Graceis a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst ™ (CDFA™),  Certified Financial Planner® CFP®, Investment Advisor Representative and author.  Both long-term board members were recognized for their compassion, commitment and generosity in helping to advance the JFS mission.