Women's Philanthropy of the Jewish Federation of Western Massachusetts will celebrate local women and their accomplishments at "13 Extraordinary Women Share Their Secrets" on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 7:00 pm. The event will be held at Mill 1 at Open Square, 4 Open Square Way in Holyoke, Massachusetts.
The 13 women will have 3 minutes each to share their formulas for success in their personal, professional and Jewish lives. The women include:
Betsy Bertuzzi - Volunteer; Martha Finkel Ceppetelli - Senior Vice President, Commercial Banking, Webster Bank; Evie Glickman - Retired Educator and Social Service Professional; Susan Kimball Halpern - Vice President of Philanthropy, Jewish Geriatric Services; Amy Wallk Katz - Rabbi, Temple Beth EL; Susan Kline - Volunteer and Jewish Communal Professional; Rochel Leah Kosofsky - Jewish Educator; Julia Mintz - Filmmaker; Beverly Kimball Pava - Educator, Writer, Advocate & Community Relations, Harold Grinspoon Foundation; Barbara Sadowsky - Community Volunteer; Felicia Sloin - Jewish Music Educator; Bobi Steingart - Volunteer; Sara Weinberger - Activist, Volunteer, Social Worker & Educator
This event will feature a delicious kosher dessert buffet. Don't miss this entertaining and inspiring evening with 13 Extraordinary Women!
The cost to attend is $20 per person, and a pledge to the 2014 Federation Annual Campaign is required if you haven't already made one. There is no minimum gift required to attend. Attendees also have the opportunity to honor one or more of the extraordinary women with a donation of $18 per name, or all 13 women for $180.
On Sunday, June 1, 2014 - Join Rachel's Table Teen Board as we outrun childhood hunger. All money raised goes directly to programs feeding children in our local community, and to raise awareness of the issues surrounding childhood hunger. The race will begin and end at the Springfield Jewish Community Center Converse Street parking lot. For more information, contact Debbie Rubenstein at 413-733-0084 or email@example.com
5K Run/Walk: 10AM
1 mile walk: 10:15AM
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Dramatic Reading of the Shoah Scroll - A Moving Literary Work of Prayer, Poetry, Prose and Music
Sunday, April 27 ~ 7:00 p.m.
Temple Beth El, 979 Dickinson Street, Springfield
Sponsored by the Springfield Jewish Community Center and by the Jewish Federation of Western Massachusetts, with support from the William and Lynn Foggle Fund for Holocaust Education and the Zachor Fund of the Jewish Endowment Foundation. For more information, contact Jeff Rembrandt at the JCC, (413) 739-4715.
Join the Boston Red Sox for their first Jewish Heritage Night on Thursday, May 29, 2014. Enjoy special entertainment on Yawkey Way and Kosher concessions as the Red Sox hit home runs against the Atlanta Braves!
Tickets are available on a first come first serve basis and include an official Red Sox World Series Kipah! A bus will be leaving from the JCC parking lot at 4PM.
Jewish Heritage night is co-sponsored by Beit Ahavah, Congregation B'nai Israel, Heritage Academy, Jewish Community of Amherst, Jewish Family Services of Western Massachusetts, Springfield Jewish Community Center, Sinai Temple and Lander-Grinspoon Academy.
For questions please contact Michelle Everett via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via telephone at 413.737.4313 ext. 137. Go Red Sox!To purchase tickets, transporation and meals please click here
During these difficult economic times, your gift to the Annual Campaign makes a real difference in the lives of millions of people in Western Massachusetts, in Israel, and in 70 countries around the world. This year we face extraordinary challenges, and it is only through your support that we can serve as a safety net for the Jewish community. Click here to donate or make a payment.
2014 Annual Campaign Progress
Number of pledges to date = 1,418
Total value of pledges = $636,518
As of March 31, 2014
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