CareOne Executive Vice President Elizabeth Straus was presented with the Harry Brandeis Award for her philanthropic efforts, following in the footsteps of her father, Daniel E. Straus, who received the award in 2007.
Fort Lee, NJ – December 6, 2016 – CareOne Executive Vice President Elizabeth Straus received the Community Resource Council of Northern New Jersey’s Harry Brandeis Award in recognition of her leadership and dedication to community service and philanthropy. The award was presented to Ms. Straus by her father, Daniel E. Straus, and New York Giants Defensive End Jason Pierre Paul at a ceremony that took place on December 1st at Season’s Restaurant in Washington Township, NJ. The event attracted more than 200 attendees, including Emily Holliman, CEO, Hackensack UMC at Pascack Valley and Westwood Mayor John Birkner, Jr., who was also honored at the event. “The Community Resource Council is proud to congratulate Elizabeth Straus for her outstanding contributions to the health care community,” said Community Resource Council of Northern New Jersey Executive Director Diana DiGirolamo. “Her humanistic and philanthropic efforts have made a significant impact on the lives of so many people. We applaud and appreciate her efforts.” Over the past four years, CareOne has raised more than $4 million for a variety of charitable causes under the leadership of Ms. Straus. “This award is particularly meaningful to me because my father, Daniel E. Straus, received the honor in 2007,” said Ms. Straus. “My father instilled the value of philanthropy in our family and it has also become one of the core values of our company.”
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