March 18, 2019 - Issue: Vol. 165, No. 48 — Daily Edition116th Congress (2019 - 2020) - 1st Session
HONORING RISE AND MARC ROBBINS; Congressional Record Vol. 165, No. 48
(Extensions of Remarks - March 18, 2019)
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[Extensions of Remarks] [Page E319] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] HONORING RISE AND MARC ROBBINS ______ HON. ELIOT L. ENGEL of new york in the house of representatives Monday, March 18, 2019 Mr. ENGEL. Madam Speaker, I rise to honor two pillars of the Scarsdale community, Rise and Marc Robbins, who this year are being recognized as the Keter Shem Tov Honorees at this year's Young Israel of Scarsdale Anniversary Dinner. Rise and Marc have been members of the Young Israel of Scarsdale community, together, for nearly 30 years. Rise grew up in New Rochelle and moved to Scarsdale in 1973, when she joined the YIS. She graduated NYU and then attended Touro college where she graduated the Physician Assistant Program. Marc grew up in New Rochelle and graduated Columbia University. He is the president of IM Robbins P.C. an engineering company in New York City. The two met at the Scarsdale volunteer Ambulance Corp, where they were both EMT volunteers for over 20 years. They have been active on committees in their children schools and the shul. The YIS plays a very important part of their lives. It is a warm and welcoming community and they feel very lucky to be a part of it. Together Rise and Marc have raised four children, Jennifer, married to Yakov, Daniel, Amy and Michael and have three grandchildren. Avishai, Shira and Moshe. Madam Speaker, Rise and Marc have together done tremendous work to strengthen the Scarsdale community, both inside and outside of the YIS. They are most deserving of this wonderful recognition, and I want to congratulate them on this special occasion. ____________________