April 2006

Kevin Gershowitz receives “40 Under 40” award

Medford, NY— Kevin Gershowitz, the executive vice president of Gershow Recycling Corp., located in Medford, New York, was selected by Long Island Business News for recognition.

Gershowitz was named during the annual awards ceremony honoring Long Islanders under the age of 40 who have made a significant contribution to the enhancement of Long Island.

John Komenicki, publisher of the Long Island Business News presented the “40 Under 40” awardees with plaques in recognition of their contributions and achievements during an awards breakfast with over 300 attendees.

Kevin Gershowitz and his brother oversee the daily operations of family-owned Gershow Recycling Corp., founded by their father in 1964 and today, a national leader in the sale and distribution of scrap metal manufactured from recyclable metal and iron.

Gershowitz is active in several professional organizations, serving as first vice president for the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries New York Chapter and vice president for Empire Metal Merchants.

Spearheading Gershow Recycling’s community efforts, Gershowitz launched the Gershow Recycling Scholarship Program, granting six scholarships a year toward higher education to seniors graduating from local public high schools.

Under his leadership, Gershow Recycling also supports regional high school robotics teams competing regionally and nationwide.


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