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Membership Tea 7-24-11

On Sunday afternoon, July 24th, Cincinnati Chapter of Hadassah held a festive tea at the home of Cheryl Bernstein to welcome new and prospective members to Hadassah.  Personal Chef Amanda Lisa Thomas gave a brief history of the history and customs of tea, and everyone enjoyed the delicious scones and homemade orange marmalade that she prepared for us.  She also handed out a cookie recipe with her contact information.

Tobe Snow gave a brief overview of about Hadassah and everything it does, and Membership Chair Elece Kovel gave all the new Hadassah members present a welcome gift pack.  Cincinnati Chapter Presidents Sharon Casper and Bobbi Handwerger thanked hostess Cheryl Bernstein for the use of her home and the delicious desserts.

Photography by Gayna Bassin.
 Cheryl bernstein in her kitchen.
Cheryl Bernstein in her kitchen.
 Cheryl bernstein and personal chef amanda lisa thomas.
Cheryl Bernstein and Personal Chef Amanda Lisa Thomas.
Paula jarnicki, ghita sarembok and renee sandler.
Paula Jarnicki, Ghita Sarembok, and Renee Sandler.
Cincinnati co-president sharon caster welcomed everyone to the tea.
Cincinnati Co-President Sharon Caster welcomed everyone to the Tea. 
 People sat on the comfortable sofa in the living room.
Several people sat on the comfortable sofa in the living room.
 The audience listened intently.
 
 Cincinnati co-president bobbi handwerger looks at the homemade scones and marmalade jams brought by personal chef amanda lisa.
Cincinnati Co-President Bobbi Handwerger looks at
the homemade scones and marmalade jams
brought by Personal Chef Amanda Lisa.
 Brenda shonfield and bobbi handwerger.
Brenda Shonfield and Co-President Bobbi Handwerger.
 Everyone enjoyed the sumptuous desserts and appetizers.
Everyone enjoyed the sumptuous desserts and finger foods.
 Elece kovel, membership chair, betsy scheffler and gayna bassin.
Elece Kovel, Membership Chair, with Board members
Betsy Scheffler and Gayna Bassin.
 Cincinnati chapter co-presidents sharon casper and bobbi handwerger.
Cincinnati Chapter Co-Presidents Sharon Casper and Bobbi Handwerger.
 Sharon casper and personal chef amanda lisa thomas.
Sharon Casper introduced Personal Chef
Amanda Lisa Thomas before her presentation.
 Tobe snow gave a brief talk about all the wonderful things that hadassah does for israel and the world.
Tobe Snow gave a brief talk about all the wonderful things that
Hadassah does for Israel and the world.
 Elece kovel, membership chair, betsy gave all the new hadassah members a welcome gift.
Elece Kovel, Membership Chair, gave all the new Hadassah
members a welcome gift pack.
 The gift pack included a hadassah cook book.
The gift pack included a Hadassah cook book.
 The new members enjoyed receiving all the welcoming gifts.
Barbara Vinson looks at a new member's welcome gifts.
 Personal chef amanda lisa thomas gave away this cookie recipe printout as well as samples of her homemade marmalade.
Personal Chef Amanda Lisa Thomas gave away this cookie recipe
as well as samples of her homemade marmalade.  To download
a printable PDF of this recipe, please click here.  You can contact her at
amandalisa.personalchef@fuse.net




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