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An Auspicious Occasion…Michael-Ann Russell JCC to hold Annual Meeting
The 35th Annual Meeting of the Michael-Ann Russell JCC, will be held Sunday, May 29, 2011, and will honor the outgoing president, recognize past and present leadership, present a special community award, and install a new Chairman of the Board.
This year’s meeting will take place in the Scheck Family Gymnasium, and will reflect a pivotal turning point for the MAR-JCC, as outgoing President, Jeffrey Scheck will be honored for his invaluable service, highlighting many successful expansion projects that took place under his leadership. “At this year's Michael-Ann Russell JCC Meeting, we have the pleasure of giving honor and recognition to Jeffrey Scheck for his 6 years of service as our President. Under Jeff's leadership, we opened a new Social Center/Cafe;
We are also celebrating our 35th anniversary at the Michael-Ann Russell JCC connecting our past with the present and future. Our JCC is a role model of Jewish Community building and is the uniting force for families and individuals coming from all parts of Latin America, France, Former Soviet Union, United States, and elsewhere, Gary continued.
Spearheading many of the Center’s completed enhancement projects, Ariel Bentata, will subsequently be installed as the new Chairman of the Board for the MAR-JCC, and a special Community Award will be presented to Commissioner Sally Heyman, for her unrelenting devotion to the MAR-JCC and countless years of dedication and loyalty to her constituents and all of Miami-Dade County.
Entertainment for the meeting will be provided by well-known Jewish Comedian, Joel Chasnoff, who has performed his unique brand of humor in eight countries, including Birthright Israel in Jerusalem, as well as having been the warm-up act for both Jon Stewart and Lewis Black of The Daily Show.
For further information about the Annual Meeting, please contact Helga Gorin, Annual Meeting Coordinator, at 305-932-4200 x163.
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The Michael-Ann Russell JCC is dedicated to the enrichment of Jewish life, representing a model of acceptance, understanding and diversity. The MAR-JCC is a beneficiary agency of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, and United Way of Miami-Dade.