NEW YORK (TIP): Dr. Parveen Chopra was recently honored with the Presidential Philanthropy Award by the Martin Luther King birthday Celebration Committee at its thirtieth Awards ceremony held at the Marriott Hotel, Uniondale, New York. Dr. Chopra was bestowed this award for his significant philanthropic contributions to the Martin Luther King Scholarships which are awarded to high school students of merit and need who aim to attend college.
Reverend Dr. Reginald Tuggle in his introduction said, “Dr. Chopra has lead a life of community service and because of his heart – he looks to help those less fortunate. He is a wonderful role model to the next generation and our community.” Julius Pearce, President of the Martin Luther King birthday Celebration Community said, “Dr. Chopra is a generous man who was worked hard his entire life – when he served as Chairperson of Finance of this organization he was honest, trustworthy and lead with integrity. He is my friend and it’s our privilege to bestow the Presidential Philanthropy award for his major financial contributions and for the uplifting of individuals in need.”
Dr. Parveen Chopra was honored with the Congressional Ellis Island Medal of Honor. The New York State Bar Associations Haywood Burns Memorial Award, the Nassau County Bar Associations Liberty bell Award and has served with distinction in political life for over 25 years.