NEW CASTLE VETERAN INDUCTED INTO SENATOR GREG BALL’S 2ND ANNUAL VETERANS’ HALL OF FAME
Brewster, N.Y. – (3/2/13) – Over two dozen veterans from throughout the Hudson Valley were honored at Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I - Patterson) 2nd Annual Veterans’ Hall of Fame Ceremony. Among them, was Gabriel Rosenfeld from the Town of New Castle.
The Veterans’ Hall of Fame was created by Senator Ball, and designed to honor outstanding veterans throughout the 40th Senate District. Each veteran that was honored will also be individually featured on a traveling wall that will tour local municipalities throughout the 40th district.
“I am excited to induct this 2nd class of heroes into our Veterans’ Hall of Fame! These men and women have been hand-picked by their communities because they chose a path of courage, honor, integrity and bravery; a path that helped shape America as we know it, protecting our way of life and liberty,” said Senator Greg Ball. “America is not a great country because of its politicians, it’s a great country because of our veterans.”
Gabriel Rosenfeld is the Town of New Castle’s honoree for the 40th District Veterans’ Hall of Fame.
Gabriel Rosenfeld was born in Brooklyn, New York in August 1925. He served in the United States Army for three years, holding the rank of Private 1st Class.
During his service, Gabriel Rosenfeld earned the Purple Heart, the Bronze Star, the French Legion of Honor "Chevalier" Ribbon, the European-African-Middle Eastern Service Medal, the World War II Victory Medal, and the Good Conduct Medal.
Gabriel Rosenfeld has been Chairman of the New Castle Zoning Board, a board member of Northern Westchester Hospital, Neighbors Link, A Home Domestic Violence Shelter, the Katonah Museum of Art, and the Holocaust Education Center, has served on the Westchester Zoning Board, and has been a member of the Jacob Burns Film Center, the New Castle Historical Society, and the Jewish Historical Society. He has earned the Rotary's Paul Harris Award, the Westchester County Certificate of Distinguished Service, the Henry Heissenbuttel Award, the Congressional Outstanding Service to the Community Award, and a Westchester County Office of the Aging Certificate of Appreciation for his volunteer and civic commitments to the community.
Gabriel Rosenfeld retired as a Managing Partner on Wall Street.
For more information, please contact Joe Bachmeier at (845) 200 9716.