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July 25, 1986 - Image 23

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1986-07-25

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It was hot fun on
a summer's eve
at the Jewish
Community
Center

Julie Gurwin

Abererto Basirico, Freda Magnus, Jack Lipton, Nancy Fordonski, Michael Fordonski

HEIDI PRESS

Local News Editor

DAVID HOLZEL

Staff Writer

3. :7

Threatening gray skies and in-
tense humidity didn't stop 500-plus
party goers from munching on hot
dogs and hamburgers, dancing and
just plain schmoozing at the Jewish
Community Center's annual barbecue
and pool party last week.
Dressed in styles ranging from
Hawaiian shirts to loungewear, the
hundreds who populated the outdoor
patio at the main Jewish Center came
to meet new people, or renew old
friendships.
Sponsored by the Community
Network for Jewish Singles and the
Center Health Club, the party was
originally a health club member-only
affair, according to Center Program

Director Marty Oliff. But as singles
began to form a larger part of the
health club membership, "it was a
natural idea to have both groups out
here," he said.
To feed such a large crowd, the
Center ordered 250 pounds of ground
beef, 100 pounds of hot dogs, one
dozen watermelons, 600 pieces of
cake, 1,000 cups of pop, 700 servings
of salad and all the trimmings for the
hamburgers and hot dogs. No word at
press time as to the quantity of potato
chips munched.
The intense summer heat didn't
prevent the guests from having a good
time. With a d.j. spinning tunes, lots
of food and folks to talk to, and the
pool close by for a quick dip, there was
plenty to do. E.J. Levy of Southfield, a
doctoral candidate at the University
of Detroit, came because he likes
meeting new people. "I attempt to

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There's the beef! Dr. Arnie Collin, right, and Vic Koplin serving burgers.

Enjoying the food, the music.

, Glen Schaff chats with Lisa Perle.

Kim Lapides and Judith Korby

Neal Duchin

By The Poo

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