KBE Principal, Humanitarian to be Honored at Jewish Senior Services Event with Art Garfunkel on Oct. 23

MADISON, Conn., Oct. 16, 2014 – Local humanitarian and principal of KBE Building Corp. Simon F. Etzel, Jr. will be honored by the Women’s Auxiliary of Jewish Senior Services at the group’s Oct. 23 Fall Gala, featuring a performance by Art Garfunkel.


Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Art Garfunkel
Local humanitarian and business owner Simon F. Etzel, Jr.
The Women’s Auxiliary of Jewish Senior Services


Art Garfunkel will perform an intimate, private concert after Simon F. Etzel, Jr. receives the Jewish Senior Services’ Arthur and Gladys Lunin Humanitarian Award in honor of his outstanding public and community service. The event will also include a dinner and auction.

Tickets are $250. All proceeds will benefit Jewish Senior Services residents and clients. To receive an invitation to the event, call 203-365-6407 or email jcarroll@jseniors.org.


Thurs., Oct. 23 at 6 p.m.


The Inn at Longshore
260 South Compo Road
Westport, CT 06880


Simon F. Etzel, Jr. is Senior Vice President of Procurement and a principal of KBE Building Corporation, a $300 million commercial design-build, construction management, and general contracting firm headquartered in Farmington, Conn.

Etzel has had a significant impact as a philanthropist, business leader, and community supporter, especially through KBE’s corporate philanthropic program, 50 Ways to Make a Difference. Etzel also chairs the Board of Trustees for The Cove Center for Grieving Children and is on the Advisory Council for Habitat for Humanity of Greater New Haven.

A high-resolution photograph of Simon F. Etzel, Jr. is available here: http://impactmarketing.net/press/KBE-Building-Corp-Simon-Etzel.jpg


Jonelle Lawhorn | KBE Director of Marketing
t: 860.284.7431| c: 860.836.7517 | f: 860.284.7831 | e: jlawhorn@kbebuilding.com