The award honors exceptional veterans who continue to serve New York. 

FourBlock Foundation Founder Michael Abrams will be one of five veterans honored at City & State NY’s “A Lifetime of Service” award ceremony on July 11 at New York City’s Battery Gardens. The award recognizes exceptional veterans who continue to serve the state of New York.

The event will run from 9 a.m.–12 p.m. ET and feature two veteran-focused panels — “How New York is Helping its Veterans” and “Meeting SDVOB Goals” — as well as a keynote speech from Charles Rangel, a Korean War veteran and one of the longest-serving members of Congress.

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In addition to founding FourBlock, Abrams currently serves as the executive director for Columbia University’s Center for Veteran Transition and Integration. According to its website, the center aims to “have a direct and lasting impact on the issue of veteran transition and upward mobility by creating and providing access to the best-in-class tools and programming veterans need as they transition from active service to college and the workforce.”

Those interested in attending can purchase tickets for tomorrow’s event right here.


About FourBlock Foundation

FourBlock is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is the nation’s local network for leading veteran professionals. Each year, hundreds of high-potential veterans in every corner of the country are equipped to pursue careers right for them, thanks to the support of local FourBlock communities. From leading organizations to launching innovative new ventures, FourBlock veterans are tackling mission critical goals at Fortune 500 companies through the power of the FourBlock network. To learn more about how FourBlock is helping veterans transition better and building a national community of veteran professionals, visit www.fourblock.org.

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