Brevard County Chapter
The Brevard County Chapter is over 50 years old.
Hadassah Greeting Cards
We are now selling only sympathy and get well cards. The new cost is $1.00 a card or 6 for $5.00. When we mail the card for you, the total cost of the card and mailing is $2.50. Please contact Diane Lando.
You can also purchase the following online. It is quick and easy.
Tower Hospital Certificates
Hadassah has built a 19-story hospital in Eln Karem, Jerusalem. The Sarah Wetsman Davidson Tower was dedicated on Hadassah’s 100th Anniversary, in October 2012. You may send a Tower Certificate in honor of any occasion or in memory of a loss. Please contact Rose Schoenfeld.
From our President
IN JUST A FEW DAYS, THOUSANDS OF HADASSAH MEMBERS, FAMILY, AND FRIENDS WILL BEGIN SPRING CLEANING THEIR KITCHENS IN PREPARATION FOR PASSOVER. AS YOU KNOW, THIS IS ONE OF THE JEWISH RELIGION’S MOST SACRED AND OBSERVED HOLIDAY. JEWS OBSERVE THE WEEKLONG FESTIVAL WITH A NUMBER OF IMPORTANT RITUALS INCLUDING PASSOVER MEALS KNOWN AS SEDERS. ON THE FIRST TWO NIGHTS, FAMILIES AND FRIENDS GATHER FOR A RELIGIOUS FEAST AND READ ALOUD THE STORY OF THE EXODUS FROM EGYPT FROM A SPECIAL TEXT CALLED THE HAGGADAH. I WISH ALL OF YOU A CHAG SAMEACH PESAH, AND HOPE YOU HAVE A MEANINGFUL SEDER.
IT HAS BEEN A BUSY TIME FOR HADASSAH. WE WENT STRAIGHT FROM THE HADASSAH GALA TO THE FASHION SHOW & LUNCHEON. THANKS TO MANY OF YOU WHO PARTICIPATED AND HELPED MAKE BOTH EVENTS SUCCESSFUL. A FUN TIME WAS HAD BY ALL WHO ATTENDED THE FASHION SHOW. WE HAD 13 MODELS, 5 OF WHOM WERE MEN. THE NARRATION ABOUT THE OUTFITS MODELED WAS DONE BY IVAN YUSPEH, THE BELK MANAGER. IVAN AND HIS FAMILY ARE GREAT SUPPORTERS OF HADASSAH, SO PLEASE THANK HIM NEXT TIME YOU ARE IN THE STORE. WE HAD SILENT AUCTION ITEMS AS WELL AS RAFFLE ITEMS AND RAISED APPROXIMATELY $2,000 FOR HMO. SPECIAL THANKS GO OUT TO LAURA SOLASH GENSLER, THE CHAIRMAN, BARBARA RUBENSTEIN, VICE-PRESIDENT OF FUNDRAISING, JOANNE BISHINS, TREASURER, LINDA STERN, OUR WEBMASTER, AND TRUDY HORKIN. ALSO THANKS TO OUR MODELS, OUR WRAPPERS, OUR RAFFLE TICKET SELLERS, OUR DOOR GREETERS, OUR SIGN IN PEOPLE, AS WELL AS OUR DONORS AND OTHERS WHO HELPED MAKE THIS EVENT SO SUCCESSFUL.
OUR APRIL GENERAL MEETING WILL BE ON TUESDAY, APRIL 18TH, AT THE EAU GALLIE LIBRARY. WE THOUGHT IT WOULD BE FUN TO HAVE A WHITE ELEPHANT SALE. PLEASE SEE THE ARTICLE IN THIS NEWSLETTER FOR FURTHER INFORMATION.
PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR OUR MAY EVENING MEETING. IT WILL BE HELD ON TUESDAY, MAY 16TH, AT “THE TIDES” LOCATED ON A1A ACROSS FROM PATRICK AIR FORCE BASE. MORE INFORMATION WILL FOLLOW NEXT MONTH.
AGAIN, I WISH ALL OF YOU A CHAG SAMEACH.
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May 2, 2017 - May 2, 2017
Your board will be having planning meetings over the summer to plan a great 2018 for all of us.. We would love to have other members bring their ideas for fun events and fundraisers with them to these meetings as they are open to all. Our summer meetings will be held at the Heritage Isle Clubhouse, 6800 Legacy Blvd, Melbourne, FL 32940 Meeting starts at 10:30 AM
May 16, 2017 - April 18, 2017
HADASSAH EVENING MEETING TUESDAY MAY 16, 2017 PLACE: The TIDES Collocated Club across from Patrick Air Force Base on AIA TIME: 6:00 PM SOCIALIZING 6:30 PM MEETING & DINNER BEGINS WE WILL BE HAVING A GUEST SPEAKER AND A BUFFET DINNER
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