Alvernia University Seniors College awarded the Rabbi Alan Weitzman Award for community service to Steve Elmarzouky at the Seniors College Luncheon on May 11, 2009 at the Bernardine Franciscan Sisters Conference Center.
In 2002, Alvernia University initiated a civic award program with the Alvernia Seniors College. Called the Rabbi Alan Weitzman Award for Community Service, the award serves to recognize and highlight civic-mindedness, to draw the community’s attention to this important role, and to encourage others to give of themselves.
Steve Elmarzouky is the owner of Queen City Restaurant, Reading, Wyomissing Family Restaurant, Wyomissing, and the Heidelberg Family Restaurant, Robesonia. A volunteer teacher for Alvernia Seniors College, Steve is founder and president of the Islamic Center of Reading, a police chaplain for the Reading Police Department, and a volunteer clergy for the Berks County Prison.