Washington Township Recreation of Long Valley has announced its Senior Citizen of the Year! Martin Fleisher aka “Marty” has been named the amazing Senior Citizen of the year for 2017.
One would never guess that Fleisher is 96 years of age and has been extremely involved for 21 years in various senior groups. Fleisher is the Commander of the Veteran Post 1776, and has been a member for 20 years. Fleisher has and continues to display a plethora of services in the community as well as in New Jersey. He volunteers and participates for different organizations like senior talks at the Washington Township Library, and conducts exercise classes for seniors at church of Messiah.
Fleisher has an average of five volunteer/service events in each month of the calendar year. During the year one can find Fleisher grasping the attention of Old Farmers Road School students as he speaks of the Vietnam War to visiting the nursing homes.