Strauss Troy attorney Larry Neuman received the Center for Respite Care’s Transformation Award at a banquet on Thursday, October 11 at the Cintas Center.
The Transformation Awards are held annually to honor those who have made a difference in the lives of people in our community. Honorees are selected based on their commitment to both the Center for Respite Care and improving life for adults who are ill and homeless. Two of the past honorees are Father Michael Graham, President of Xavier University, and Dr Santa Ono, former president of University of Cincinnati. The Center for Respite Care is a 20 bed licensed facility in Over-the-Rhine, whose mission is to provide quality, holistic medical care to homeless people who need a safe place to heal, while assisting them in breaking the cycle of homelessness.
Larry has a long history of involvement in the Cincinnati community. He is currently secretary and member of the executive committee of the Center for Respite Care; chair of the board, past treasurer, and past chair of the executive, finance and endowment committees of Cedar Village Foundation; and treasurer, chair of finance committee and president-elect of Jewish Cemeteries of Greater Cincinnati.
He has served as president, chair of the board and executive committee and co-chair of the endowment committee of Yavneh Day School Association, Inc. now known as Rockwern Academy; treasurer and chair of finance and endowment committees of Jewish Home of Cincinnati, Inc. and secretary-treasurer of the Montgomery-Sycamore Baseball Association.
At the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati, Larry is a past board member and co-chair of Super Sunday, and a current member of the finance and Create Your Jewish Legacy committees. In 2016, Larry received the prestigious Jewish Federation of Cincinnati’s Mesel Wieder “Mensch” Award. At Adath Israel Synagogue Larry has served as a board member, member of over ten committees and president of the Adath Israel Brotherhood.
Larry, a captain in the U.S. Army, served as company commander of the 402d Transportation Company in Vietnam for which he received a bronze star for meritorious service. Larry has practiced law at Strauss Troy for 48 years.