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January 27, 2011 - Image 16

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The Detroit Jewish News, 2011-01-27

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Trade Secrets

Entrepreneur to speak at JVS event.


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4000 W. Highland Rd.

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D resenting a special


viewing of The Last
Survivor, a feature-length
documentary portraying
the lives of survivors of
four different genocides
and mass atrocities - the
Holocaust, Rwanda, Darfur
and the Congo.

Holocaust Memorial Center
Zekelman Family Campus

Sunday, February 6, 2011
1:30 p.m.

The film will be followed by a
discussion with the director.

ntrepreneur Cynthia J. Pasky
will headline the third
annual JVS Trade Secrets
fundraiser to help its Women to Work
Program on Wednesday, Feb. 16, at the
Townsend Hotel in Birmingham. In
addition, Dawn Jenkins, a former par-
ticipant in the program, will receive
the JVS Women to Work award. Fox 2
News reporter Robin Schwartz will be
the emcee of the event.
Pasky is the founder, president
and CEO of Detroit-based Strategic
Staffing Solutions
(S3), a global infor-
mation technology
and business servic-
es company, which
provides information
technology consult-
ing, customized
solutions, vendor
Cynthia Pasky
management pro-
grams, executive search services, call
center technology and IT and business
development services. Pastry founded
S3 in 1990 and has grown the corn-
pany to more than 20 office locations
employing more than 1,800 workers
in the U.S. and Europe. Now in its 21st
year of consecutive growth, S3 posted
2009 revenues of $170 million.
While leading a steadily expanding
company, Pastry is actively involved in
community activities and nonprofit
organizations. She serves as chair of
the board of directors for the Detroit
Downtown Partnership and co-chairs
the urban strategies committee of
Business Leaders for Michigan (for-
merly Detroit Renaissance) and is a
member of their board of directors

and executive committee.
"The JVS women to Work Program
assists women who must re-enter the
workforce after significant life-chang-
ing events, including a new financial
need, divorce, or a spouse's death or
disability,' explained Elaine Fieldman,
a former JVS board member who has
co-chaired the annual event for three
"Cindy is one of the most commit-
ted people I know to making Detroit
a great place to live and believing in
the potential of women to re-enter
the workforce and make a difference
for not just themselves and their
families, but for the community as a
whole said JVS board secretary Beth
Gotthelf, co-chair of the event. "Her
involvement in this program comes
from her own deep-seated belief that
we all have to help each other to suc-
"We expect over 300 women and
some dozen brave men to attend:' said
co-chair Hadas Bernard, who is vice
chair of the JVS board. "In addition to
a delicious dinner, there will be amaz-
ing raffle prizes, including an 18-carat
white gold diamond bracelet valued at
$3,500 donated by Tappers Diamonds
& Fine Jewelry."
Trade Secrets takes place
Wednesday, Feb. 16, at the Townsend
Hotel in downtown Birmingham. The
event begins with a reception at 6 p.m.
Dinner and program begin at 7 p.m.
Tickets begin at $125. For informa-
tion about Trade Secrets, call Sharon
Snyder, JVS chief development officer,
at (248) 233-4290, ssnyder@jvsdet.
org,or visit www.jvsdet.org . fl

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