About David S. Taub

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David S. Taub was a prominent business leader and a passionate and generous philanthropist. In business, through his founding of Palm Bay International, he pioneered and championed Italian wines helping make Italy the top producer of imported wines in the United States.

His philanthropy was broad and far reaching. Organizations he supported included The Safe Center, Parker Institute for Health and Rehabilitation, Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation, American Cancer Society, and United Jewish Appeal, among many, many others.

David passed away on November 8, 2012, after a long and hard battle with kidney disease. He is survived by his wife, Linda Lewin Taub, their sons Andrew, Marc and Joshua, his loving daughters-in-law Suzanne, Sandra and Lisa, and his beloved grandchildren Jake, Trevor, Chloe, Camille, Asher and Matthew.

Linda Lewin Taub, a Board Member of The Safe Center, and her son Marc Taub, President & CEO of Palm Bay International, will present The David S. Taub Award to this year's recipient, Nassau County Bar Association and its We Care Advisory Board.

Past years' recipients include: United Way of Long Island (2016) The Nassau County Bar Association (2015), Susan & Leonard Feinstein (2014), and Rita & Frank Castagna (2013).


Newsday Charities

The Safe Center is pleased to announce that the Newsday Charities will be recognized as the 2017 David S. Taub Award recipient for its 20+ years of funding in support of our programs and services.  Mr. Paul Fleischman , Vice President/ Public Affairs and Ms. Dale Cole, Community Affairs/ Project Manager, will be accepting the award.