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THE JEWISH NEWS
10 ADAR I, 5755/FEBRUARY 1 0 , 199 5
Jewish Community Center holds
back on announcing improvement
RUTH LITTMANN AND JENNIFER FINER
Children participate in a gymnastics class at JPM.
o weeks after the Jewish
ommunity Center of Metro-
olitan Detroit announced its
$450,000 deficit, blueprints for
corrections remain sketchy.
"Elements of the plan are in
place and are being dealt with. We prefer not
to discuss it on a piecemeal basis," says Dr.
Morton Plotnick, JCC executive director.
Meanwhile, JCC members have responded
to news of the Center's financial troubles with
a mix of support, concern and irritation. Some
have undertaken fund-raisers of their own.
Others are asking questions about how the
Center will pull itself out of the red.
JCC page 8
Tamarack Land Sold
To Private Investors
JENNIFER FINER STAFF WRITER
Fa rewell, Fleischman
As Rob Morrow departs "Northern Exposure,"
TV's Jewish landscape is diminished.
LOIS K. SOLOMON SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH NEWS
Story on page 46
fter a year and a half on the real estate
market, the former site of Camp
Tamarack — 193 acres of land on U.S.
23 north of Brighton — was sold to
three private investors.
The individuals paid just under $800,000.
The original listing price was $1.6 million.
Edward Lumberg, president of the Fresh
Air Society, said Fresh Air and the Federation
real estate committee which assisted in the
sale decided to sell the site last month after
receiving what they considered to be the best
"It seems like a function of the market," Mr.
Lumberg said about why the asking price was
twice the sale price. "Not all the land was use-
able because some of it is wetlands."
Kevin Gerkin, a broker owner with Re/Max
TAMARACK page 8