THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS Friday, November 23, 1984
LOUIS D. BRANDEIS CHAP-
TER will hold a regular meeting
on Wednesday at noon in the
Knob-in-the-Woods Apts. club
house. President Mollie Sayles
invites friends to attend the pro-
gram planned by Program
Chairman Evelyn Berger. Nancy
Barry Manilow will give concert
at annual B'nai B'rith dinner
Fillmore of the Southfield Public
Library will review The Private
View and Bronx Primitive: Por-
traits in a Childhood. The Bran-
deis Fund Choral group will per-
form under the direction of Mrs.
Berger. Luncheon will be served
at a nominal charge. For reserva-
tions, call Stewart, 557-3117; or
Rose Pogats, 967-4068.
DETROIT CHAPTER will hold
a regular meeting and luncheon
at Sutton Place Apts. club house
on Dec. 5 at noon.
The guest speaker will be Rev.
James Lyons, who will speak on
"Questions You Always Wanted
To Ask and Never Did." Rev.
Lyons is the executive director of
the Ecumenical Institute for
Jewish-Christian Studies. There
is a minimal charge, and guests
are invited. For reservations, con-
tact Mirle Perlstein, 968-2896; or
Gussie Zuckerstein, 355-4072.
Barry Manilow will perform on
stage in honor of the B'nai B'rith
Great American Traditions
Award Dinner, which will pay
tribute to Bernard M. Fauber and
David Handleman on Dec. 5 fol-
lowing a 6 p.m. reception and
dinner at the Westin Hotel.
Music was always present in
the Manilow home in Brooklyn,
N.Y. By the age of 7, he began
taking accordion lessons and de-
veloped into a talented and skilled
musician. Upon deciding to make
TIKVAH CHAPTER will meet
this his career, he attended New
at noon on Tuesday at Sutton
York College of Music and Jul-
Place Apts. club house. Program
hard while maintaining a job in
Chairman Fredell Whiteman will
the mailroom at CBS to pay his
Sally Sherbin of the com-
munity health education staff of
At age 18, Manilow met a direc-
Providence Hospital, who will
Black tie is optional; dietary
tor at CBS who asked him to ar-
speak on "The Importance of
laws are observed. All reserva-
range some public domain songs
Medication Awareness." Dorothy
for a musical adaptation of
Storchan, president, invites
Drunkard. Manilow wrote an
guests. There is a nominal charge
icitation of funds at the dinner.
entire original score, and the mus-
for luncheon. For information,
ical became such a success that it
call Membership Vice President
ran Off Broadway for eight years.
Hilda Raphael, 557-6517.
B'rith Foundation, 552-8070.
Manilow is an accomplished
song writer, arranger, recording
and concert artist.
In 1982-1983 he concluded his
"Around the World in 80 Dates"
1973-1977; feature writer and
tour with a charity concert at
served • briefly as assistant city
Royal Festival Hall in London.
The concert, in support of the
He joined the Detroit News in
Royal College of Music and the
1977. He began his own column in
British Fund for World Jewish
July 1979. In addition he is fea-
Relief, was hosted by Their Royal
tured as a bi-weekly television
Highnesses The Prince and Prin-
commentator on WXYZ-TV.
cess of Wales.
Cantor has written three books
Manilow made history when
travel in the Great Lakes Area.
the Guiness Book of World Re-
This past spring, he was sent to
Israel on special assignment. His
"Broadway Gold Ticket Achieve-
six-part series on this trip is ap-
ment Award" for his SRO
pearing in a booklet printed by
engagement at the Uris Theater
which set an all time record for
In addition to Cantor, an infor-
fastest sell-out and longest one
mal fashion show will be pre-
day box office gross on Broadway.
Manilow has been named the
Bobbie Levine and the drama
national chairman for youth and
group, composed of B'nai •B'rith
volunteerism for United Way. He
Esther Applebaum, president of
Women of many chapters, will
has also contributed his song One
present "The Greatest Show on
Voice, from his double-platinum
Earth." For information, call tic-
Metro Detroit and Lucille
album of the same title, to be used
Gersten, membership chairman,
ket chairman Soralee Broida,
as the national theme song for the
557-4823; or the BBW Council
invite prospective members and
United Way of America.
office, 552-8150, weekdays, 9
guests to attend a membership
Manilow has been actively in-
luncheon on Dec. 9 at 11:30 a.m.
volved in a wide variety of com-
munity service projects and has
also filmed public service an- The luncheon culminates the na-
tional membership drive.
nouncements for United Way,
George Cantor, columnist for
which will focus on voluntary ac-
the Detroit News and television
tion by youth and other groups
commentator, will be guest
across the country.
Manilow established major
A native Detroiter, Cantor
music endowments at six univer-
grew up on the Northwest side of
sities throughout United States
and Canada. These annual schol- the city and attended Mumford
"Reducing Your Risks of
High School. He joined the Detroit
arships will be awarded to stu-
Cancer," a free seminar co-
dents based on merit and finan-
sponsored by Harper-Grace Hos-
from Wayne State University
pitals and the city of Southfield's
Proceeds from the dinner will
Human Resources Department,
serve 500,000 teenage and college
will be presented on Tuesday, 7
youth that are involved in the
p.m. at Birney Middle School.
B'nai B'rith Youth Organization Free Press: baseball writer 1966-
For information, contact
and the B'nai B'rith Hillel Found-
Human Resources, 354-4864.
World Series; travel editor,
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