Marc Brownstein to be Honored at 2016 John Wanamaker Awards on November 4

PHILADELPHIA (October 6, 2016) – Brownstein Group CEO & President Marc Brownstein has been named the recipient of the 2016 John Wanamaker Individual Award. Presented to “an individual who displays exceptional dedication to the principles and ideas of the YMCA and its areas of focus,” the awards are held annually to benefit Philadelphia’s Freedom Valley YMCA. The ceremony will take place on November 4 at the Loews Philadelphia Hotel.

Sponsored by Independence Blue Cross and led by Co-Chairs Marc Armstrong and Bruce Eicken, Esq., the John Wanamaker Awards celebrate and honor the outstanding achievements of businesses and individuals who have distinguished themselves. Whether in service to the YMCA or through other local and national charitable organizations, these leaders demonstrate a tireless commitment to nurturing children, strengthening families, building strong communities and developing healthy spirits, minds and bodies for all.

Other award recipients include: Stauffer Glove & Safety (Corporate Award) and Raymond D. Lukas, Partner, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP (“Lawrence S. Smith” Distinguished Service Award).

The Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA has 18 locations and a Residential Camp, Camp Speers in the Poconos, all strengthening community based on the unique needs of children, families and individuals in their respective geographic locations.

For more information on the 2016 John Wanamaker Awards or to donate to the Freedom Valley YMCA visit

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