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January 24, 1969 - Image 11

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1969-01-24

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Rehabilitation Facility in Inner City Established by Jewish Federation

Purchase of the property at Woodward and Canfield for the con-
struction of offices and workshop of the Jewish Vocational Service-
Community Workshop was completed this week. Taking part in the
closing were (from left) Edgar Schmidt, United Foundation; John W.
Matheiss, president, Children's Center of Wayne County; Kaye G.
Frank, president, Jewish Vocational Service Community Workshop;
William Avrunin, executive vice president, Jewish Welfare Federa-
tion; Peter Griswold, regional supervisor, Michigan Department of
Education Division of Vocational Rehabilitation.

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A model rehabilitation facility
for mentally and physically handi-
capped people will be constructed
by the Jewish Vocational Service-
Community Workshop at Wood-
ward and Canfield, just north of
the present medical center, Kaye
G. Frank, president, announced.
Completion of the purchase of the
property from the Children's Cen-
ter of Wayne County was made
final with presentation of a check
for $150,000 from United Jewish
Charities, the trust organization of
the Jewish Welfare Federation of
Detroit. William Avrunin, execu-
tive vice president of the Federa-
tion, gave it to Jack Matthews,
president of the Children's Center.
The new facility is the result of
the cooperation of many groups.
Edgar Schmidt of the United Foun-
dation staff presented a check for
$30,000 from Torch Drive capital
funds to be added to aid in the
project of $800,000 for purchase
and remodeling.
Fifty per cent of the total cost is
being financed by the Social Re-
habilitation Administration of the

U.S. Departrnent of Health, Educa-
tion and Welfare.
"We are delighted that we have
been able to locate a property with
all the requirements of a central
location and efficient transporta-
tion. Most of our clients are de-
pendent on public transportation to
reach us so it is an important
factor," Frank said.
He pointed out that the adjacent
medical center with its hospital
facilities, physicians and the Re-
habilitation Institute would be an
added convenience for Vocational
Service clients.
"The value of the agency's serv-
ice to the City of Detroit was rec-

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The film "Never Again to be
Denied," a presentation of the life
and the conditions in Israel today,
will be shown.
The Metropolitan Division en-
compasses Jewish clubs and con-
gregations in the metropolitan De-
troit area. It includes the coverage
of general contributors, those not
included in one of the trade or pro-
fessional divisions.
Serving as co-chairmen of the
division are William Greenberg,
Bernard Linderman, Mrs. Julius
Ring and Martin Taylor.
The special gifts section of the
metropolitan division will be head-
ed by John Nemon. Morris Asher
is co-chairman of this section.
Chairman of the Metropolitan
Division's organization section is
Morris Friedman.
Chairmen for the various or-
ganizations within this section
are Samuel Greenberg, Bnai
Brith Council; Herman Doiny,
Cong. Beth Hillel; Peter Stalin,
Detroit Socialites; Rueben Nach-
man, Cong. Beth Shalom Men's
Club; Mrs. Pearl Fine and Mor-
ris Kroll, Golden Friendship
Club; and Mrs. Ann Lublin, So-
cial Service Club.
Heading the drive in the Jewish
Center are Sam Liberson and Da-
vid Teitelbaum.
Representing clubs at the Cen-
ter are Maurice Seligman, Center
Businessmen's Club; Sam Hoch-
man, Center Culture Club; and
Harold Gales, Jewish Parent's In-
stitute.
Independent donations are being
handled by Lewis Saks.
Chairman for the Jewish War
Veterans is William Greenberg.
Co-chairman is David Friedman.
David Sislin is campaign leader
for the Labor Zionist Organization,
and Mrs. Manfred Werner is co-
chairman.
Jacob A. Meyer and Joe Jacob-
son are in charge of the Pontiac
area.
Morris Friedman is chairman
for the Sholem Aleichem Insti-
tute, and Rabbi Abraham Zent-
man for the United Hebrew
Schools.
Mrs. Goldie Boxer will lead the
campaign in the Workmen's Cir-
cle. Mrs. Pauline Liberson is co-
chairman.

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, January 24, 1969-11

WE DEAL RIGHT THE FIRST TIME

Zeltzer to Address Sunday Meeting
of Campaign Metropolitan Division

Alan Nathan will lead the metro-
politan division in the 1969 Allied
Jewish Campaign-Israel Emergen-
cy Fund, Maxwell Jospey, chair-
man, announced.
Nathan was co-chairman of the
division in the 1968 drive and
served as associate chairman in
1966 and 1967.
All of the campaign workers in
the division will gather at 10 a.m.,
at the Jewish Center for breakfast
and a general meeting. George M.
Zeltzer, chairman of the real estate
and building division who was a
member of the "Operation Israel"
overseas tour, will address the as-
sembly.

ognized by the federal government
when it granted $400,000 of a na-
tional budget of $4,000,000 to our
agency for its rehabilitation serv-
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