East Windsor Township Presents 2017 Sylvia Weiss Senior Citizen Award for Outstanding Service as a Volunteer to Stephen Schienvar

Published on Jul 05, 2017 at 01:00p.m.

Mayor Janice S. Mironov and the Township Commission on Aging presented to Stephen Schienvar the 2017 “Sylvia Weiss Senior Citizen Award for Outstanding Service as a Volunteer” at a recent Council meeting.

Stephen Schienvar, an East Windsor resident for 44 years, has over several decades been involved in many area organizations, contributing to the community and to the well-being of many individuals.  Steve Schienvar previously volunteered for thirty years as an Emergency Medical Technician with East Windsor Rescue Squads and served in several positions of key responsibility, including as Treasurer for the organization for over ten years.  Currently, he continues to serve as Chairperson of the East Windsor Township Juvenile Conference Committee, on which he has volunteered for over 27 years, a Court-appointed group which handles Township juvenile referrals to provide guidance to help prevent future misconduct.  Steve also volunteers as a Care Ambassador in the emergency room of the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro, offering support to the hospital staff and patients and their families. 

Mayor Mironov praised the honoree stating, “Steve Schienvar has been a dedicated volunteer for decades, with a longtime commitment to service, giving of his time and skills to assist our residents and young people.  Steve is a generous caring person with a big heart who is always willing to help out others.  We are fortunate to have someone with Steve’s dedication and spirit in our community.”

The "Sylvia Weiss Senior Citizen Award for Outstanding Service as a Volunteer," presented annually by East Windsor Township, recognizes a senior citizen who has exhibited outstanding service through volunteerism to the community by way of schools, religious institutions, service organizations or directly to the public.  Sylvia Weiss was a former East Windsor Township Council Member, past Council senior citizen advisor and chairperson of the Commission on Aging, and was instrumental in the original formation of the senior citizen program.

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East Windsor Mayor Janice Mironov and the Township Commission on Aging members present the 2017 “Sylvia Weiss Senior Citizen Award for Outstanding Service as a Volunteer” to Stephen Schienvar.  Pictured (from left to right) are:   Ina Heiman;  Mayor Janice S. Mironov;  Stephen Schienvar, 2017 Sylvia Weiss Award Recipient;  Carol Schienvar;  Ondina Jeffers, Chairperson, Commission on Aging;  and Gloria Golbert. 

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East Windsor Mayor Janice Mironov presents the 2017 “Sylvia Weiss Senior Citizen Award for Outstanding Service as a Volunteer” to Stephen Schienvar.  

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