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The Detroit Jewish News, 2011-09-29

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Robert Boesiger of Harper Woods, Nancy Noonan of Troy, William Tomanek of

Waterford and HMC Executive Director Stephen M. Goldman of West Bloomfield

David and Ann Rosenberg of West Bloomfield, Dina Brodsky of Franklin, Dr. Steven
D. Grant of West Bloomfield and Helene Brody of West Bloomfield

Holocaust
Center Marks
27 Years

Annual dinner raises

funds for programs,

honors supporters.

HMC Chairman of the Board Steven

Women of Vision

Commerce Township residents Lauren
and Sam Bienenstock of Bienenstock
Court Reporting & Video for their dedica-
tion and commitment to the center.
Award-winning independent filmmaker
and television editor Sharon Rennert,
who recently made the documentary, In

Nancy Kaufman, National Council of Jewish

Our Hands: A Personal Story of the Bielski
Partisans, delivered the keynote address.
Additionally, four Holocaust Memorial
Center staff members were recognized for
their dedicated service of 25-plus years:
Membership Director Helen Rosenzveig,
Group Scheduler Gail Susan Cohen,

Administrator Selma Lahr Silverman and
Head Librarian Feiga Weiss.
The dinner, which included a raffle,
sought to raise money that will benefit the
center's programming and supplement
operational costs. I I

NCJW annual event benefits the group's many community projects.

ore than 300 women attended the National Council of Jewish Women,
Greater Detroit Section's annual Women of Vision luncheon Sept. 8 at
Congregation Shaarey Zedek in Southfield.
Filmmaker Alexandra Pelosi, daughter of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi,
D-Calif., discussed media influence on elections.
Funds raised from the event will benefit the 120-year-old organization's many com-
munity service programs, such as providing backpacks with new school supplies to

Women CEO, speaks to the crowd.

Angeles and Gail Rosenbloom Kaplan of
Farmington Hills

Gary Karp of Orchard Lake

ore than 650 people attended
the Holocaust Memorial Center
Zekelman Family Campus
27th Anniversary Dinner on Sept. 18
at Congregation Shaarey Zedek in
Southfield.
The annual fundraising event honored

MI

Alex and Gaby Karp of West Bloomfield Keynote speaker Sharon Rennert of Los

Grant of West Bloomfield and President

homeless students, donating 1,000 blankets to children removed from their homes
by Protective Services, operating a single family domestic abuse shelter, providing
more than $100,000 for grants and interest-free loans to college students, packing and
delivering 38,000 Meals on Wheels and more.
The event also honored NCJW/GDS volunteer Toby Arons; community activ-
ist Wendy Wagenheim; and the Jewish Dental Clinic with the Josephine S. Weiner
Award. II

Alexandra Pelosi signs her book as event co-chair Sharon
Lipton of Waterford looks on.

Toby Arons of Bloomfield Hills, recipient of the

Josephine S. Weiner Award for Community Service, with
Carol Freedman of Farmington Hills

September 29 4, 2011

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