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May 3 2012

DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

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JCC's Annual Gala
To Honor Two Locals
The Jewish Community Center of
Metropolitan Detroit will hold its
annual gala honoring former JCC
President Hugh Greenberg and
General Motors North America
President Mark Reuss on Monday,
May 21, at the Berman Center for the
Performing Arts, 6600 W. Maple Road
in West Bloomfield.
The two men will be honored with
the JCC's Boneh Kehillah (Builder of
the Community) Award for their dedi-
cation to the community and the city.
The evening will begin at 6 p.m. with
a tribute to the honorees, followed
at 6:30 by the Capitol Steps in "The
Lighter Side of Politics" and then a
strolling dinner and auction, including
a 2012 Corvette convertible.
The cost is $200 per person, and all
proceeds will benefit children's pro-
gramming at the JCC.
Greenberg has a long history with
the Jewish Community Center of
Metropolitan Detroit, including serv-
ing as president, vice president and on
the JCC Board of Directors.
The president of General Motors
North America since 2009, Reuss is
responsible for GM's performance,
manufacturing, portfolio and dealer
network in the United States, Canada
and Mexico.
For information, sponsorships,
tribute or ticket information, contact
the JCC development office at (248)
432-5418.

Friendship Circle Plans
'Great Bike Giveaway'
Friendship Circle of Michigan's "Great
Bike Giveaway' will give 18 specially
adapted bikes to special boys and girls.
Director Bassie Shemtov says, "Many
parents cannot afford these specially
made bikes and our goal is to help put
more fun and freedom into as many
children's lives as possible by giving
them their own bicycles:'
Each contest entrant must visit
Friendship Circle of Michigan's
Facebook page and submit a picture of
their child or a creative photo, which
portrays why their family wants or
needs an adaptive bike. Submissions
may be made up until May 10. The
contest runs through May 18.
The top 14 entrants with the high-
est total of votes will win their very
own specially adaptive bicycle. Four
additional bicycles will be awarded
as "director's choice prizes:' pro-
vided the submission received at
least 100 votes. For information, visit
FriendshipCircle.org.

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Pianist David Syme
Performs For Seniors
Temple Israel's Robert Sosnick
Family Life Center, in conjunction
with the Caring Community, pres-
ents a senior adult program featur-
ing pianist David Syme, son of the
West Bloomfield temple's late rabbi,
M. Robert Syme. The concert will be
1:30-3 p.m. Thursday, May 17, at the
temple.
Syme has
emerged in recent
years as a definitive
interpreter of the
works of Gershwin.
His rendition of the
"Concerto in F" is
frequently labeled
David Syme
as the premier ver-
sion of this piece.
The concert is free and open
to the community. RSVPs are not
necessary; large groups, however,
should notify Kari K. Provizer at
(248) 661-5700.

Jewish War Veterans
Begin Poppy Sales
The Michigan Jewish War Veterans
and Ladies Auxiliary will be joining
the other 10 veteran organizations in
Michigan for May poppy sales to aid
service veterans and their families.
The JWV organization has no paid
workers, so all funds are used for
helping veterans and their families.
Persons wishing to make a dona-
tion may send a check or money
order to Quartermaster Mary
Delidow, 14231 Borgman, Oak Park,
MI 48237; or Auxiliary Treasurer
Shirlee Marshall, 30290 W. 12 Mile,
Farmington Hills, MI 48334.
For information, contact State
Commander Jerry Order, (248) 629-
9272, or Auxiliary President Myra
Gross, (248) 626-2852.

Israel Study
Scholarship Offered
Adat Shalom Synagogue in
Farmington Hills is offering a
scholarship opportunity for study
in Israel. The Harry & Sarah Laker
Memorial Scholarship will grant a
$1,500 scholarship for a year's study
at a recognized Israeli university.
Applications are available for the
2012-13 school year. To apply, call
Sheila Lederman, (248) 851-5100
ext. 246. Applications are due by
June 15.

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