Earn $2,288 this summer
and a world of knowledge.
Farmington Hills-based JARC received
the SBC Excelerator Award and a grant
of $25,000 from the SBC Foundation.
JARC is one of 40 organizations select-
ed from a pool of more than 280 pro-
posals submitted in Michigan.
The grant supports a pilot program of
JARC, the Training, Education and
Communication Project, that helps peo-
ple with disabilities and their caregivers
through technology. The SBC
Excelerator Grant will provide ongoing
computer skills training for the residents
and staff of JARC's 20 group homes.
Other privately donated funds will
purchase computers, printers, scanners,
fax machines and high-speed Internet
connections for each of the homes.
JARC was recently awarded a
$10,000 grant from the Widman Fund
of the Community Foundation of
Southeastern Michigan to support
JARC's Cheers Project. It will enable
adults with developmental disabilities to
become more fully included in commu-
The program will help participants
pursue individual interests in the com-
munity and develop friendships with
people without disabilities, thereby
reducing reliance on paid staff for social
JARC was also honored as one of the
Metropolitan Detroit's 101 Best and
Brightest Companies to work-for by the
Michigan Business and Professional
Association. The award is given to
organizations that recognize employees
as their greatest assets.
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Eight-week internships in Detroit's Jewish community are available to
full-time undergraduate or graduate students who are tri-county residents.
Openings are limited and applications are due January 31, 2003.
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Singer-songwriter Robbo (Robb
Zelonky) will perform in two concerts
— one for children, one for adults — at
the Jewish Community Center in West
Bloomfield on Sunday, Jan. 19.
At 3 p.m., he will sing his greatest
children's hits. His adult concert at 7
p.m. will include Yiddish classics.
The evening, concert is co-sponsored
by Congregation Beth Ahm's Irwin A.
Klar Israel and Family Programming
Tickets for each concert are $5 for
JCC members and $8 for non-members.
Beth Ahm members receive the member
rate only for the 7 p.m. performance.
For tickets, call the JCC Jewish Life
and Learning Department, (248) 432-
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