The National Federation for Just Communities of Western New York presented a Community Leader Award to Barbara Malinowski, ’59, during a luncheon held Jan. 29, 2014, at the Buffalo Convention Center.
The event honors individuals who have made outstanding contributions in the area of sisterhood and brotherhood in the community.
Malinowski was recognized for her advocacy and service on healthcare issues, especially those pertaining to those most vulnerable.
Malinowski is a parish nurse coordinator at Mount St. Mary’s Hospital, and is very active in Niagara University’s Alumni Association and Nursing Alumni Council. She also established and coordinates the health ministry program at the Heart, Love and Soul food pantry in Niagara Falls.