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Councilman Miller to Honor Business Leader and Holocaust Survivor Abram Jakubowicz

Thursday April 5, 2012

Louisville Metro Council
Media Advisory
Contact: Stephen Haag, Jr.
574-1204 / 645-1752   
Louisville, KY - Louisville Metro Councilman Jerry T. Miller (District 19) will honor Mr. Abram Jakubowicz at tonight’s 6:00 p.m. meeting of the Metro Council. During tonight’s meeting Councilman Miller will introduce, Mr. Jakubowicz, a 67 year  survivor of the Holocaust, who is also about to celebrate 65 years of marriage and has been living within our community for more than 50 years, growing from a one dollar an hour employee to the owner a local eye care company.

“It was a privilege to meet this amazing man who not only survived the holocaust, but immigrated here to forge his own American dream. I was so touched by his inspirational story of survival that I felt compelled to share it with my colleagues and the community.” - Councilman Jerry T. Miller

For more information on this recognition, please contact the office of Councilman Jerry T. Miller, 574-1119. A copy of the text from Mr. Jakubowicz recognition is attached to this e-mail.

Jerry Miller (R) 19