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April 06, 1984 - Image 17

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1984-04-06

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

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.WOMEN'S AMERICAN ORT

ORT SEEKING NEW WOMEN TO START NEW CHAPTERS

DO YOU LIVE IN AREAS SURROUNDING
THE JEWISH COMMUNITY?
DO YOU WANT JEWISH INVOLVEMENT WITH
OTHER JEWISH WOMEN?
ARE YOU LOOKING FOR INTELLECTUAL
STIMULATION?

Women's American ORT is forming TWO exciting new chapters. Meet other women and explore the
possibilities of forming new friendships while furthering ORT's goals. "There are no losers in the World of
ORT." ORT is a worldwide system of vocational and technical schools which trains today's Jewish youth for
tomorrow's occupations.

WON'T YOU JOIN US
MAY 1, 1984 (Troy and Rochester) at the home of Andrea Friedman at 7:30 p.m.
May 2, 1984 (Twelve Oaks-Novi) at the home of Sandy Nickerson at 7:30 p.m.
FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL THE ORT OFFICE AT 355-9151 or MAXINE ROTENBERG AT 559-5846

PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE

ORT is unique. There is
no other organization meet-
ing the educational and
vocational needs of Jews
world wide. In the ghetto of
Rome, in the filth of North
Africa, in the forgotten
communities of India, in the
anti-Semitic atmosphere of
Latin America, in the big
cities of France, in Israel,
and even in our own coun-
try, the ORT presence is
felt.
As members of Women's
American ORT, we share a
common purpose, dedica-
tion and commitment to the
future of our magnificent
ORT program; we stand de-
termined to counter crucial
challenges that we may face

Senegal to Peru, from Togo
to Tanzania, ORT personnel
assist in agricultural, train-
ing, health services, road
building and child care.
Special attention is given to
local personnel so they can
replace ORT specialists.
... about the plans to open
a school in Los Angeles in
1986? The School will offer
training and retraining
programs in marketable
technological skills so
necessary in the computer
age of the future.
. . . about the plans to es-
tablish a resource center in

London to be funded outside
the ORT program? The cen-
ter will house ORT's opera-
tion in London and become a
center for developing didac-
tic materials of benefit to
the ORT program.
MUCH depends on us;
MANY depend on us, the
Women of ORT. You ask
how will we do it all? We
will do it because we care.
We will do it because we
know that what we do does
make a difference. We will
do it because we know that
the ORT students are count-
ing on us.

Did you ever say,
"Why doesn't someone do something
about . . .








HUMAN RIGHTS
QUALITY PUBLIC EDUCATION
ANTI-SEMITISM
TECHNICAL EDUCATION
JEWISH IDENTITY
WOMEN'S RIGHTS

Friday, April 6, 1984

■ •••• ■ ••

1984

DISTRICT VII

MICHIGAN REGION GIVES BIRTH

The Life-Line of ORT is broadening its membership base. Michigan Region of ORT is enriched
by its newest chapter, TOPAZ CAREER, #34 in our Region.
Having been selected by National as one of the four pilot regions to charter a career chapter, our
region is first to complete this assignment. Topaz Career will respond to the needs of career
women who have a limited amount of time and choose to volunteer in the Jewish Community.
We welcome the new charter Topaz Career Slate of Officers to our Region:
President
Linda Levy
V.P. Special Projects
Ivy Grossman
V.P. Education
Debbie Levin
V.P. Membership
Marcie Lipsitt
V.P. Honor Roll
Sheri Smith
Financial Secretary
Patti Liss
Treasurer
Beverly Grossman
Corresponding Secretary
Peggy Clancy
Publicity
Julie Levin
Tributes
Nancy Goldfaden
New members are always welcome. Please phone Linda Levy, 354-0823 or Marcie Lipsitt,
354-3880 if you know of someone interested in joining this new and exciting ORT chapter.
The Michigan Region is very proud of our newest chapter and the contributions it will make to
Women's American ORT.
Many thanks to the Region Expansion Chairman, Maxine Rotenberg, to the District Field
Expansion Chairman, Sharon Chudnow, and to the entire National Ad Hoc Committee.

Michigan Region

Women's American ORT

Support ORT's EP.I.C. Program

Bring your gently worn clothing to

THE -CLOTHESPORT

627 West Nine Mile Road, Ferndale

398-5019

Monday-Saturday 10:00 a.m.-4:30 p m

50% honor roll and 100% tax deduction or

50% cash on items sold and 50% tax deduction

NEEDED: People to price clothing at the Clothesport.
If interested, contact the ORT office, 355-9151

We will be happy to pick up furniture, large order of men's, women's and children's
clothing and household goods.

Then

Become a member of
Women's American ORT

in the United States and in-
ternationally as well. With
your assistance we will
forge ahead to assure that
our tomorrows will guaran-
tee the rights, survival and
welfare of the Jewish people
and the advancement of all
mankind.
By working for ORT, you
help someone become self-
sustaining. YOU restore
personal dignity. YOU give
a permanent gift, a skill
which can never be taken
away, lost or used up. YOU
become a part of the past
and future of the Jews. YOU
do all this every day
through ORT.

DO YOU KNOW .. .
. . . that Women's Ameri-
can ORT- is helping to
change the environment in
16 countries through our
amazing Technical Assis-
tance Program? From

Women's American ORT is the largest volun-
teer membership organization supporting the
global ORT program and in doing so is also a
grass-roots social activist organization affecting
women's rights, quality public education, op-
pressed Jewry, etc.
The international network of ORT vocational
and technical schools helps prepare young men
and women and adults to become productive
members of society and provides them with the
marketable skills needed for their economic survi-
val.

On Sunday, April 8, more than 100 volunteers
will be gathering at a phon-a-thon to ask you
and other concerned Jewish women to join our
organization.

Won't you answer the call by saying "YES,
please have someone pick up my dues check,"
or by mailing your check today.

Basic Dues . . . $15.00

Women's American ORT

21540 West Eleven Mile Road
Southfield, Michigan 48076

Designed by Sharon Mannello. $2.50-$5.00
Tribute Card

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Designed by Marlene Burns. $18 Chai
Tribute Card

Designed By Valerie Kraft. $2.50-$5.00
Tribute Card

TRIBUTE CARD DESIGNERS HONORED

We thank and acknowledge the winners of the Michigan Region Tribute
Card Contest. These handsome designs were submitted by Marlene Burns,
Autumn Hills Chapter, Valerie Kraft and Sharon Mannello.
Each winner was honored at our fall Membership Luncheon with a Bram-
son certificate and their names were inscribed in the Bramson Book.
Thank you to all contestants; the judges were challenged by your creativ-
ity as their task to select these winners was a difficult one.

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