Exceptional Senior Living
Six couples, all members of the Jewish
Community Center's Institute for
Retired Professionals, are planning a
joint 50th anniversary celebration.
All six ,couples will have celebrated their
50th anniversaries in the past two years.
The celebrants are: Burt and Phyllis
Applebaum, Allen and Jean Gavern and
Al and Marilyn Luebeck, all of West
Bloomfield; John and Berta Gardon of
Bloomfield Hills; Bert and Sylvia Harris
of Southfield and Jack and Gloria
Hurwitz of Farmington Hills.
The couples and members of IRP will
gather Sunday, Oct. 6, at the Laurel
Woods Apartments clubhouse in
Southfield for the celebration. The after-
noon will include music from the
1950s, a photo contest using the wed-
ding photos of the celebrants and
According to Marilyn Luebeck, the
couples have been socializing since they
met at IRP. They have traveled together.
The IRP was formed in 1985 for
retired and semi-retired individuals
interested in continued learning. More
than 350 members participate in discus-
sion groups, committees, trips and
lunch-and-learns. Membership is open
to persons age 55 and older. A JCC
membership is required to-participate in
For information about the IRP, call
Gloria Ellis, IRP director, (248) 967-
Editor Speaks To
The Detroit News Editorial Page
Editor Nolan Finley will be the
keynote speaker at the annual dinner
of the Israel
of Michigan 5:30
Oct. 30, at the
Westin Hotel in
The dinner will
honor Frank D.
Stella and his son,
Dr. Philip J. Stella. Nolan Finley
Tickets are $175
per person and are
available from the
Northwestern, Farmington Hills, MI
48334-2528; (248) 865-8323. Kosher
dietary laws will be observed.
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