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  1. FH Resident, Vera Polak turns 100!

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    Flushing House Resident, Vera Polak celebrated her 100th birthday with friends, family and neighbors on the Flushing House Rooftop. Vera smiled ear to ear as ‘Happy Birthday’ was sung to her before blowing out her candles. The culinary staff created a special menu just for her party that day. Vera has been a Flushing House resident for over 8 years and is one of several centenarians residing here. Vera can often be found soaking up the rays and taking in the view from our rooftop or busy creating in the lower level Activities Center. Happy Birthday Vera!  

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    Join us in June for our annual Summer Seminar Series featuring the nation’s top Elder Care Attorneys.

    This year’s seminars will take place from 2 PM to 4 PM on the first 3 Saturdays in June.

    RSVP to attend: or (347) 532-3000.

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  3. UAM Presents: Expanding Horizons Awards and Annual Gala

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    April 16, 2018                                     MEDIA ADVISORY

    Request for coverage:                       Contact: Michael Sutcliffe, (347) 532-3014



    Annual United Adult Ministries Award Winners to be Honored at Annual Gala

    Flushing, New York, April 13, 2018 – United Adult Ministries, the parent company of Flushing House, will honor six outstanding persons with the Leadership in the Community, Service in the Community, Advocate for Older Adults & Older Adult Ministry Awards at this year’s annual fundraising gala on Thursday, May 17th at Leonard’s Palazzo in Great Neck, NY.

    The award winners must have established, operated or expanded programs that benefit the older adult population, have a track record of advocacy, and secured funding for senior programs. This year’s recipients include John Choe, Executive Director of Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce, Nick Lampiasi, Senior Regional Director for Fox Rehabilitation Services, Nelson Lee, VP Branch Manager, Flushing Bank, Annette Cappello & Lucille Winsko, AARP.

    This year’s program will also include the prestigious ‘Older Adult Ministry Award’ which recognizes an individual from the Presbytery of New York City, Presbytery of Long Island or the Reformed Church of America whose service and commitment to older adults exemplifies the love of Jesus Christ. This year’s honoree is Betty C. Jones, MSW, Old First Church.


    Join other supporters of older adults on Thursday, May 17th and help honor our award recipients at Leonard’s Palazzo. Attendance is by reservation only. For information on making a reservation or for donating, contact Michael Sutcliffe at (347) 532-3014 or

    Online pre-bidding on auction items and reservations are available at:

    Built in 1974, Flushing House is a not-for-profit retirement residence, and was one of the first to offer older adults independent living with supportive services on-premises. All proceeds support a special endowment fund, which allows Flushing House to remain affordable for many of the senior who live there. Please go to for more information.

    United Adult Ministries (UAM) is an older adult ministry of the Presbytery of New York City, The Presbytery of Long Island, and The Regional Synod of New York, The Reformed Church in America. UAM sponsors Flushing House, along with United Home Services and United Lifeline, all not-for-profit organizations. The JUAM mission: United Adult Ministries offers older adults hope, through expanding opportunities and practical services, to live confidently in today’s world.

  4. Queens Social Worker Event

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    Friday, March 23, 2018, 2 – 4 PM

    Flushing House

    3820 Bowne St, Flushing, NY 11354


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    An Outstanding Social Worker Award will be awarded in memory of Nita H. Henick and presented to a social worker who has provided leadership in advocacy and public policy issues. A powerful activist  and advocate, Ms. Henick was a past President of the NYC Chapter of NASW and Board Secretary of QCSW.

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