Rand Realty, Rand Commercial, Joseph Rand Honored by Rockland County Pride Center

Real Estate In-Depth | November 2017

NYACK—Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty, Rand Commercial, and Joseph Rand were among the honorees at the Rockland County Pride Center’s Pride Ball on Oct. 14 at a gala event held at the Nyack Bath House in Nyack.

“I’m humbled to have our companies recognized by an organization that has provided LGBTQ residents with an outlet that ensures their equality,” said Joseph Rand, managing partner of Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty and Rand Commercial. “Having a group such as this one is important for Rockland’s ever-growing diversity, and it’s going to make a difference for many within the county.”

The Rockland County Pride Center is located at 28 South Franklin St. in Nyack. It provides family services, youth programs, support groups, senior care, workshops, and volunteer opportunities, all with the goal of building a strong connection between Rockland’s LGBTQ population and the rest of the community.

Better Homes and Gardens Rand Realty, Rand Commercial, and Joseph Rand were given the LGBTQ Business Champion Award. The night’s other honorees were: Phyllis B. Frank, who was awarded the LGBTQ Pioneer Award; and TOUCH (Together Our Unity Can Heal), who, along with its executive director, Robert Maher, were given the LGBTQ Service Award.