Shining Stars in the Sky – Apart But Together


Every year we celebrate those who make life at Menorah Park lighter and brighter at Our Shining Stars event in May.  May has traditionally been Older Americans Month, and Our Shining Stars perfectly dovetails with this national celebration.  Each year we honor Menorah Park staff, residents, and volunteers who make our part of the world a happier place through their devotion, hard work, friendliness, and caring.

Until 2020, our community joined us for a gala evening of music, fun, and delicious food “under the tent” in the Menorah Park front parking lot.  Due to the pandemic, last year’s event was changed to Our Shining Stars at Home. To ensure everyone’s safety and well-being, we will once again ask that you join us, from the comfort of your homes, to honor our remarkable staff.

For more information about how you can support Our Shining Stars, please contact Susie Drazen, Development Director for The Foundation at  Menorah Park,  (315) 446-9111, ext. 141  or via email at or donate today!

Special thanks to Steven and Robin Sisskind who have co-chaired Our Shining Stars for the past 16 years!
We cannot thank you enough for all of your hard work, dedication, and support in making this a truly wonderful event.


We gratefully thank our sponsors!


Raymour & Flanigan Furniture/Mattresses

Gold Sponsors
I. Stephen Davis & Kathleen H. Davis
Pomeranz Shankman & Martin Charitable Foundation
Dorothy & Marshall M. Reisman Foundation
Debbie & Don Shulman

Ruby Sponsor
Frank Goldberg and the late Beverly Goldberg

Silver Sponsors

Dr. Barry & Cantor Francine Berg
Employee Benefit Systems &
Thomas Babcock Investment Advisors LLC
Mary Ellen & Douglas Bloodgood
Mr. & Mrs. Sheldon Kall
David & Debbie Newman
Selma Radin
Luana & David Reeves
Robin & Steven Sisskind
Tile & Carpet Town
Dr. & Mrs. Howard Weinstein

Bronze Sponsors
The Auxiliary of Menorah Park
 Susie Drazen
Dr. and Mrs. Alfred Falcone
Michael Gilman & Family
Winnie Greenberg
Linda & Bob Herman
Jewish Federation of CNY &
Jewish Community Foundation of CNY
Koenig Advertising Public Relations
Kathleen & Art Liberman
Jon Maloff
The Sam Pomeranz Jewish Community Center
Anne Ruffer of Mackenzie Hughes, LLP
Dr. Corinne & Lynn Smith
Gwen Kay & Jef Sneider
Sydney Tenenbaum & Deidre Zehner
Zausmer-Frisch Scruton & Aggarwal

* List as of April  14, 2021





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