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New York City Fire Department’s 150th anniversary is celebrated at Emigrant Savings Bank headquarters

The New York City Fire Department’s (FDNY) 150 years of service to the city was celebrated at the Kneeling Fireman statue outside Emigrant Savings Bank headquarters. Emigrant Savings Bank Chairman Howard Milstein presided over the ceremony at which a plaque commemorating the anniversary was unveiled. Also participating were Commissioner Daniel Nigro and Cardinal Timothy Dolan,…

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New York Building Congress recognizes Howard Milstein with Leadership Award

Nearly 1,100 men and women from the design, construction, and real estate community gathered at the New York Building Congress Leadership Awards Luncheon to pay tribute to industry leaders, including Howard P. Milstein, who received the 94th Anniversary Leadership Award. The event took place on May 13, 2015. Howard Hughes Corporation CEO David Weinreb was…

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Howard Milstein Joins Board of National Committee on United States-China Relations

Howard Milstein was elected to the Board of the National Committee on United States-China Relations and joins a distinguished group of global leaders from business, academia, government, research institutions and the legal sector. Howard’s interests in U.S.-China relations include breakthrough business and philanthropic initiatives. The Committee is a nonprofit educational organization that encourages understanding of…

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American Skin Association holds 28th Annual Spring Gala

American Skin Association (ASA) celebrated 28 years of funding research and educating youth on skin health and honored three outstanding individuals for their contributions to the cause at the organization’s Spring Gala. The event raised over $750,000 for medical research and education. Howard P. Milstein, Chairman of ASA, said: “Tonight, we celebrate another very successful…

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Citizen’s Crime Commission Events: Spring 2015

The Citizen’s Crime Commission recently presented two programs on policing in the United Kingdom as part of the Milstein Criminal Justice Policy Forum. London Deputy Mayor Stephen Greenhalgh, head of the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime, discussed crime prevention on February 12, 2015, and on March 20, George Hamilton, Chief Constable of the Police…

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New York Blood Center and FDNY Honor Bone Marrow Donors

On the 11th anniversary of Honor Roll of Life, FDNY firefighter who donated bone marrow meets combat veteran recipient for the first time Howard P. Milstein, Chairman of New York Blood Center (NYBC)’s Board of Trustees; Fire Commissioner Daniel A. Nigro; and Christopher D. Hillyer, M.D., President and CEO of NYBC, joined to add the…

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Milstein Commission Releases Report on Creating Middle-Class Jobs Through Entrepreneurship

The University of Virginia’s Miller Center released a report on Wednesday proposing five innovative, nonpartisan and actionable ideas to help create middle-class jobs by maximizing the resources available to entrepreneurs. The report is the work of the Miller Center’s Milstein Symposium Commission on Entrepreneurship and Middle-Class Jobs, led by Steve Case, co-founder of AOL and…

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Citizen’s Crime Commission presents first Humanitarian Award to Howard Milstein

Each year the Citizen’s Crime Commission of New York City (CCC) honors individuals for their leadership and service in the criminal justice field. The Crime Commission created the Humanitarian Award to recognize individuals who have made significant contributions to the field of criminal justice. Howard P. Milstein was chosen as the first recipient of the award,…

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HEMACORD®, the First FDA-Licensed Stem Cell Product, Wins Prix Galien USA ‘Best Biotechnology Product’ Award

The New York Blood Center’s Milstein National Cord Blood Program (NCBP) is pleased to announce that HEMACORD®, the first FDA-licensed hematopoietic stem cell product, has been awarded the prestigious “Best Biotechnology Product” Award by Prix Galien USA. The award recognizes “biomedical products that advance the human condition and which were approved by the U.S. Food…

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Howard Milstein Discusses New York City’s Future as a Technology Center in ‘Leaders’ Magazine

Howard Milstein was interviewed by Leaders, a magazine that presents the broad range of leadership thoughts and visions of the world’s most influential people, about New York City’s tech sector and his personal involvement in creating and nurturing high-tech companies. In the interview, Howard shares his thinking on developing online banking and wealth management companies,…

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