JCC of Syracuse newsletter and spring program guide.
CenterPost Spring 2018 Sam Pomeranz Jewish Community Center of Syracuse 5778 What’s Inside 2 Children’s programs restructured 4 Summer Camp registration begins March 4 6 Fall 2018 Early Childhood Program registration open 8 Spring Break Vacation Camp 10 Childrens Sports, Dance and Gymnastics Classes 19 Play pickleball indoors! 22 Churches and Graveyards win Battle of the Bands www.jccsyr.org JCC announces 2018 Annual Meeting and award recipients Friends and supporters of the Sam Pomeranz Jewish Community Center of Syracuse will soon gather to celebrate an impressive showing of community service and selfless giving at this year’s 155th JCC Annual Meeting and Gala presented by naming sponsor The Wladis Companies. The event will be held on Sunday, June 3, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Owera Vineyards in Cazenovia. A total of 11 awards will be presented at this year’s event in recognition of outstanding service given to the JCC and to the local community. The theme will be a “Lower East Side Experience.” The gala is the JCC’s biggest and most important annual fundraiser. It’s a celebration unlike any other in the Central New York Jewish community in which friends and families come together to benefit the JCC of Syracuse and to pay tribute to those who have acted so selflessly. A cocktail hour will kick off the event and give way to a fun deli brunch. A brief business meeting will follow, which will then lead into the community service THE WLADIS COMPANIES ~ NAMING SPONSOR JCC Annual Meeting & Gala Alex Lozupone Come to the JCC’s annual Purim Carnival for a day of family fun! The Sam Pomeranz Jewish Community Center of Syracuse is once again gearing up for a fun-filled day of games, activities, food and more during its upcoming Purim Carnival. This annual family-oriented event will be held on Sunday, March 4 from noon to 4 p.m. at the JCC. There will be plenty of interactive and entertaining activities for preschool and schoolage children and their families. Admission is free and open to the public. Lower East Side Kosher Deli YExperience! Sunday, June 3, 2018 11:00 am Owera Vineyards, Cazenovia Va’ad supervised awards ceremony. As in previous years, the gala’s proceeds will provide significant funding for scholarships to individuals in the JCC’s early childhood, after school, summer camp and senior programs. This year’s honorees represent a wide spectrum of dedication and support. The Kovod Award, which signifies honor and importance, will be presented to longtime JCC volunteer Donna Lipton and to JCC board > See “Annual Meeting” on page 3 “We are so pleased to open our doors each year to the community and create such a fun and friendly atmosphere,” said the JCC of Syracuse’s Marci Erlebacher, executive director. “Purim is one of the most lively, joy-filled holidays, and what better way to celebrate than with a carnival for our members, neighbors and the whole community.” > See “Purim” on page 4