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October 08, 1982 - Image 32

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1982-10-08

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32 Friday, October 8, 1982


Meeting to Boost Home for Aged Fund Campaign for New Facility

A major fund-raising
meeting and reception on
behalf of the Jewish Home
for Aged's new facilities
under construction at the
Maple-Drake site will be
held 8 a.m. Oct. 19 at the
Standard Club North.

The meeting was an-
nounced by Paul Borman,
chairman of the capital fund
drive for the Home's Fleis-
chman Residence (for
Jewish Elderly) and Blum-
berg Plaza. Ground was
broken last month for the

$6.5 million complex adja-
cent to the Jewish Commu-
nity Center in West Bloom-
A goal of $5 million has
been set for the fund-raising
drive under the direction of
Borman, honorary chair-

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man Max M. Fisher, and
co-chairmen Joseph H. tac-
kier and Julie Levy. Major
gifts from the families of
Edward I. and Freda Fleis-
chman and Louis C. and
Edith B. Blumberg were
augmented at the commit-
tee's initial fund-raising
meeting the end of August,
when members of the com-
munity and of the Home's
board of directors pledged a
total of $2.3 million toward
the project.
A number of other spe-
cial gifts were made at
that meeting. Herbert A.
Aronsson, immediate
past president of the
Home, announced a
commitment for the
Plaza lobby from the
Maurice Aronsson

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Shown at the August meeting for the new Home
for Aged facility are, from left, drive chairman Paul
Borman, Charles Wolfe of the Home for Aged and
board president Marvin Fleischman.

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Memorial Fund, in mem- mini-community that will
ory of Maurice and Dora bring together people of all
Aronsson. Funds were ages. The 106-bed Fleis-
pledged for the Plaza's chman Residence
chapel and activities is designed for the semi-
complex by Anne Kauf- independent elderly who
man, a resident of Bor- may require minimum serv-
man Hall, in memory of ices but no nursing care.
her father, Chaim Kauf- Blumberg Plaza will form
man, who was a founder the hub of services and pro-
of the Home. A pledge gramming for both the Re-
toward the Residence's sidence and Federation
dining room was an- Apartments. A day program
nounced by Mary and and other outreach activi-
Mike Must.
ties sponored by the Home
The capital project is will create an impact on the
being funded by the Jewish entire community.
The current members
Welfare Federation's senior
agency, United Jewish of the Home's fund-
Charities, based on pledges raising committee in-
clude: Herbert A.
received in the fund drive.
Aronsson, Louis Berry,
Borman said that the Irwin I. Cohn, Sol R. Col-
community's initial re- ton, Marvin I. Danto,
sponse to the project, which Sidney I. Feldman, Mar-
will "enable us to meet the vin H. Fleischman, Kaye
needs of well elderly per- G. Frank, Nathan I. Gol-
sons with differing physical din, Marvin H. Goldman,
capabilities," has been Irwin Green, David B.
gratifying. However, he Hermelin, Dr. Richard
stressed the importance of Krugel, Irving Laker,
meeting the campaign goal Florine Mark Ross,
to ensure that "the best David Miro, Samuel Rich,
possible services are pro- Irving R. Seligman,
vided to the aged in our Robert A. Steinberg and
Shelby Tauber.
The new buildings, to-
For information on the
gether with the adjacent Oct. 19 meeting or the capi-
Jewish Federation Apart- tal fund drive, call Cindy
ments and Jewish Commu- Weingarden at the Jewish
nity Center, will create a Home for Aged, 532-7112.

WTVS Elects John Shepherd

John H. Shepherd has ropolitanDetroit (1976-
been elected chairman of 1979).
the board of trustees of pub-
The WTVS board also re-
lic television station WTVS elected Iris A. Kaufman as a
(Ch. 56).
vice chairman.

Early Sign-Up
for Survivor
Parley Urged



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Shepherd has been a
member of the board since
1976 and has been a board
vice chairman since 1979.
Last year he served on the
station's task force on alter-
native financing.
Shepherd is a former
president of the Jewish
Community Council of Met-

Holocaust survivors from
the United States and
Canada who are planning to
attend the American
Gathering of Jewish
Holocaust Survivors next
spring in Washington, D.C.,
are urged to submit com-
pleted reservation forms as
early as possible.
Officials for the gather-
ing, which will be held April
11-14, are expecting large
crowds, especially for the
indoor events. For informa-
tion, or to turn in reserva-
tion forms, contact the
American Gathering of
Jewish Holocaust Sur-
vivors, Rm. 418, One Park
Ave., New York, N.Y.

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