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 LI, 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 LI, 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: Susan & Leonard Feinstein (2014) and Rita & Frank Castagna (2013).
Founded in 1899, the Nassau County Bar Association is the leader in providing legal information and community service on Long Island. NCBA consists of private and public attorneys, judges, legal educators and law students who demonstrate their commitment to the community by offering a variety of services for the public, including lawyer referral services, mortgage foreclosure, Sandy recovery and senior citizen legal clinics; judicial screening and public education programs. The We Care Fund, part of the Nassau Bar Foundation, NCBA’s charitable arm, assists children, the elderly and others in need, through countless projects and donations.