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Posts Tagged ‘fundraiser’

Jeff and Karen Schoenberg, co-chairs; Jeffrey Supowit, Yad Ezra president; Ellen and David Sherman, honorees; Larry Tisdale, co-chair; and Lea Luger, executive director

Faces & Places – Yad Ezra Annual Fundraiser

From the JN Staff Yad Ezra hosted its annual fundraiser Oct. 8 at Adat Shalom Synagogue in Farmington Hills. Honorees were Ellen and David Sherman; co-chairs were Karen and Jeff Schoenberg, and Larry Tisdale. Revenue raised is used to purchase groceries distributed to the 1,300 client families who come to Yad Ezra every month. A…

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FJA’s Aviva Lupovitch passes the ball to a teammate.

FJA Volleyball Team Serves Success In The Classroom

Steve Stein Contributing Writer The Frankel Jewish Academy volleyball team had some nice accomplishments on the court this season. Despite losing several players from last year’s team, the Jaguars finished 5-9 and “we improved dramatically from the beginning to the end of the season,” said Coach Joe Bernstein. That improvement left Bernstein optimistic because only…

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Camp Hermelin attendee balances on Jacob’s Ladder.

Camp Hermelin Raised Nearly $65,000

ORT celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Camp Hermelin fundraiser at the home of Doreen Hermelin in mid-September. More than 700 kids, parents and grandparents reconnected with camp friends and staff while enjoying a variety of activities run by 11 local camps and 10 activity-based businesses. Event co-chairs Carole BenEzra, Melissa Feldman and Shayna Levine,…

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Chaim Cohen with daughters Basya and Yehudis

Team TAV

Orthodox team set to run event as fundraiser. Rochel Burstyn Contributing Writer A new team has hit the ground running. Rochel Leah Black of Southfield became a runner nine years ago. Some energetic friends raved about running; they seemed healthy and happy, so she decided to try it. She instantly loved it, finding running to…

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With cookie boxes in hand, these young attendees of last year’s Cookie N’ Dreams event look pretty happy.

Cookies N’ Dreams

Camp Mak-A-Dream fundraiser marks 20 years. Karen Schwartz Contributing Writer Above: With cookie boxes in hand, these young attendees of last year’s Cookie N’ Dreams event look pretty happy. Kate Michaels, 12, spent a special week this summer at Camp Mak-A-Dream in Montana. There were horses to ride, a climbing wall, art, bonfires — and the…

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illustration of an illusionist smiling as he presents a bunny in a top hat and a cane.

Masters of Illusion to Headline JARC Fundraiser

JARC, an organization serving people with disabilities, announced the live tour of Masters of Illusion as its 38th Annual Fall Fundraiser. The exclusive one-night performance will take place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Orchestra Hall in Downtown Detroit. Join JARC and some of the world’s top…

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MDA serves both the IDF and Israeli citizens.

Support Israel’s National Blood Service And EMS

Alan Dershowitz to speak at American Friends of Magen David Adom Detroit gala. American Friends of Magen David Adom wants all of Metro Detroit to understand the critical and lifesaving work of Israel’s national EMS and blood services organization, so it’s enlisting one of the biggest pro-Israel advocates to make the case for MDA. Professor…

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Elizabeth Merzin of West Bloomfield, Madeline Byrne of Frazer, Monica Merzin of West Bloomfield and photographer John Hardwick of Royal Oak

Faces & Places – Rub-a-Dub, Shalom Club And Detroit River Cruise

Check out this gallery of photos from ORT’s Rub-a-Dub fundraiser, The Shalom Club and the Annual Detroit River Cruise! Rub-a-Dub ORT Michigan’s largest fundraiser, Rub-a-Dub, took place Aug. 21 at Franklin Hills Country Club and drew 550 guests. The event raised more than $1.7 million, making it the most successful yet. More than $62,000 was…

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First-year rider Renee Liberman of Royal Oak . Team Alex

Faces & Places – Team Alex And WAM

Before Alexandra Graham, daughter of Susie and Bill Graham of West Bloomfield, died of bone cancer in 1999 at age 17 following a valiant battle, Make-A-Wish Michigan granted her extraordinary wish to create a public service announcement. The PSA urged others to smile, not stare, at seriously ill kids who may look different because of…

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The Capitol Steps

Making America Grin Again

The Capitol Steps perform at JET’s annual fundraiser. The JET will once again host the Capitol Steps, performing their new musical comedy review, Make America Grin Again. The nationally renowned political satire troupe will be the featured entertainment at JET’s annual gala, which will be held at Temple Israel from 6-9 p.m., on Thursday, Sept.…

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