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Dean Mama to be Honored by Long Branch Concordance

West Long Branch, NJ (September 12, 2011) The Long Branch Concordance (LBC) and its Family Success Center will honor Dr. Robin Mama, Dean of the Monmouth University School of Social Work and Dr. Frank Vozos, Executive Director of the Monmouth Medical Center on October 5, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Monmouth University’s Multipurpose Activity Center (MAC).

LBC Board President Jack Kearns said “The event allows LBC to recognize two extraordinary individuals while at the same time celebrating the longtime relationship between LBC and Monmouth University and the Monmouth Medical Center.”

He explained, “Since its inception, LBC has enjoyed strong relationships with Monmouth Medical Center, to which LBC refers many of its clients, and with Monmouth University, which provides us interns every semester.  Our current and former executive directors are graduates of Monmouth’s renowned School of Social Work. We invite everyone to share in honoring these individuals who have given so much of themselves to the community, and to enjoy an evening filled with friends, live music, wine tasting, and hors d’oeuvres.”

Dr. Mama’s career has been dedicated to raising awareness to human rights and social justice, covering a broad spectrum of policy issues. She is a professor at Monmouth University, where she teaches in the International and Community Development concentration of the MSW program. Dr. Mama serves as the representative of the International Federation of Social Workers at the United Nations and is on the board of the National Association of Social Workers.

Dr. Vozos has been a committed member of the Long Branch community since 1975 back when he began his five-year residency at Monmouth Medical Center. His distinguished career includes oversight of Monmouth Medical Center, one of the state’s largest community teaching hospitals.

Tickets and ad journal sponsorships are available by contacting Lisa Wilson, MSW, Executive Director, at 7325711670 or lisa@