(PLAINVEIW, N.Y.) - Nassau County Legislator Arnold W. Drucker (D – Plainview) recognized retired Plainview schoolteacher and author Joel Rauch on Thursday Aug. 19 for his philanthropy and generosity to the Mid Island Y JCC. Rauch’s book, “What Would I Be,” is a story about children making choices through a variety of different animals to help teach self-esteem and self-worth. Legislator Drucker presented Mr. Rauch with a Nassau County Citation for writing the book and dedicating a portion of its proceeds toward supporting the Mid Island Y JCC.
“Not only will Joel’s book deliver key resources to the Mid Island Y JCC, I am hopeful that the message contained within its pages will positively impact our community by touching the hearts of young readers,” Legislator Drucker said. “It was a pleasure to have this opportunity to recognize Joel and thank him for his efforts to bring his positive message to the next generation.”
PHOTO CREDIT - Office of Legislator Arnold W. Drucker