Chartered in November 1996, the Hilton Head chapter encompasses most of Beaufort Co., South Carolina and includes members from Bluffton, and Beaufort, as well as Hilton Head Island. We are a very active group, with 320 members (98% are Life Members) and growing constantly. Many families and retirees move to our lovely Low Country area from cold weather climates, and often our new members bring with them years of experience with other chapters. As a result, we have a large pool of new ideas to draw from and members with energy and dedication to carry them out. However, we also welcome members who have had no previous relationship with Hadassah, and make every effort to integrate them into the life of our chapter.
Annual Mah Jongg/Card Party And Buffet Luncheon
Join the fun!
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - RESCHEDULED!!!!
Country Club of Hilton Head
70 Skull Creek Dr, Hilton Head Island
11:30 am to 3:30 pm
$30 per person
Join us for this fabulous, fun day. Arrange your own game or we can help.
Make your reservations early as this is always a sold out event.
We will be collecting toiletries for CODA and Bluffton Self Help
Hadassah Cards and Certificates
Certificates are a wonderful way to make a donation to Hadassah and celebrate a mitzvah or honor a memory. Whether you want to donate from $5.00 to $50.00 or more, one of the many beautiful certificates available is a meaningful way to express your wishes and make a gift to Hadassah at the same time.
Your gift can be directed to HMO, Youth Aliyah, Stem Cell Research or other research projects should you desire. I will customize your certificate with anything you would like to say.
Please contact me, Paula Rudman @ email@example.com or 843-715-9529
I will help you select a certificate, customize it, and mail it for you.
From our President
The election is finally over, and Thanksgiving is almost upon us. We should all give thanks for our democracy even if your candidate did not win. I hope our nation will begin to heal, and move forward as a united front. At services each week we say a prayer for our country as well as for Israel. It may be a nice thing to include these prayers at your Thanksgiving table this year.
Our 4th Annual Walk-A-Thon unfortunately became a victim of Hurricane Matthew. After a year of planning, obtaining corporate and individual sponsors, many meetings, and a committee that worked very hard, we had to cancel the event. Unbeknownst to us, on the morning of the walk we found bulldozers on the beach, which lent to a very unsafe environment. However, we did raise almost $8,000 which was sent to National for Melanoma Research at HMO. My sincere thanks go out to everyone who participated, and for those who worked so tirelessly on this event.
Please read the committee reports in the Newsletter to find out about all the events scheduled or rescheduled for the rest of the year.
The Bylaw Committee has finished their review, and the updated document will be sent out to the membership for approval in the coming weeks.
The Nominating Committee is meeting this week, and we will soon have a new Board for 2017. This is a very exciting time for our chapter. There will be members in different positions, ideas to discuss, events to plan and a Board with a lot of new faces. Please consider working on a committee, broadening your horizons and meeting new people. We all have talents the chapter can use, and it doesn’t have to be time consuming.
My term is almost over, but I want you to know how honored I was to serve as your President. The Board was a pleasure to work with, and I was always delighted at the dedication to Hadassah all these women have. Their hard work, hours spent putting an event together, and their willingness to work well with each other. I will always cherish these relationships and want you to know how much I learned from you. Please give your support to the new Board, so we can continue to be a star chapter. I will be moving to a position on the Region, and am looking forward to working for Hadassah in a different way.
Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!
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Marsha Heisler Polenski
Major Gifts/Founders Chair
Major Gifts/Founders Chair
Keepers of the Gate Chair