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Posts Tagged ‘volunteerism’

Leonard Slatkin

We Can Be Heroes

The DSO honors supporters Penny and Harold Blumenstein and Leonard Slatkin. Although Leonard Slatkin has had a role very different from those of Penny and Harold Blumenstein in advancing the Detroit Symphony Orchestra (DSO), all three share a commitment to encouraging musical interests in young people. That shared commitment has resulted in their selection for…

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Now: Members of 2015 citizenship class celebrate.

Impacting Lives

For 90 years, Jewish Family Service responds to the needs of the community. For a 90-year-old, Jewish Family Service (JFS) is pretty darn nimble. While its mainstay is providing services for older adults, mental health and substance abuse counseling, coordination of health care access and ensuring basic needs are being met, the agency can also…

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celebrating the Jewish community in this month's Here's To accomplishments.

Here’s To – Jewish Community – May 2018

Jews in the D Here’s To is published the first Thursday of every month to celebrate the accomplishments of the Jewish community. In this month’s Here’s To, take a look at the accomplishments of 5 local Jewish community members, Sandy Selinger, Frank T. Mamat, Jeffrey M. Last, Larry Moss and Elizabeth Schiff Barash. [similar id=43667…

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Fay Jacobs, a 93-year-old volunteer at Karmanos Cancer Institute’s Weisberg Cancer Treatment Center, helps women prepare for their mammograms at the Farmington Hills-based center. Also pictured is Lisa Abele, lead mammographer at Weisberg, and a patient. Karmanos volunteer

Helping Patients

Karmanos volunteer doesn’t let age slow her down Fay Jacobs, 93, of Farmington Hills, isn’t someone who spends her days shopping and going out to lunch. Rather, you’ll find her exercising at the Costick Activities Center, meeting friends from Congregation Beth Shalom in Oak Park or volunteering at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute’s Weisberg…

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Milana Vayntrub

Rising Star

Up-and-coming actress, comedian and activist Milana Vayntrub headlines this year’s Woman’s World. Catch a rising star at this year’s Lois Linden Nelson Woman’s World, presented May 2 by the Congregation Shaarey Zedek Sisterhood. The rising stars include career-building actress Milana Vayntrub, emerging synagogue leader Jeri Fishman (see below) and specialized merchandise introduced by new pop-up…

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