AUGUST MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT:
Where has the summer gone? I know what you’re thinking: “Has she felt the temperatures outside?”
I have. But with Rosh Hashanah arriving September 5th,schools reopening, and our own Hadassah calendar of exciting fall events, itfeels as if the lazy days of summer are evaporating like a puddle in the middaysun.
On Sunday afternoon, August 25th, we’ll have a blastcreating “art bras” with glue, beads, feathers, fabric, and more, inpreparation for our fundraiser, “Bra-Veaux!” Come help us decorate bras forauction or costume at the Metairie JCC. For just $10, materials and refreshments will be provided.
Our annual fundraiser, Bra-Veaux! takes place at the CrescentCity Auction Gallery the night of October 12th, and promises to be a stellarevent. It will feature works by a hostof terrific New Orleans artists, including: Josh Pailet; Terrance Osborne, LynnZakem, Tracy Soldevila, Leona Stitch, Caren Nowak, Maggie Covert, GeorgeRodrigue, Madalyn Feldman, Karen Edmunds, Cathy Cooper, Chistine Ledoux,Charlie Atherton, Andrew Brott, Robin Daning, Kathleen Grumich, and more! While we nosh hors d’oeuvres, sip cocktails, enjoy live music, and bidon original works of art created especially for this event, we’ll be raisingfunds for Hadassah’s medical research, finding new cures and treatments for breastcancer and other devastating diseases. It’s a win-win!
On November 4th, Peter Wolf, a descendent of famous JewishNew Orleanians, will present interesting facts about our city, as he discusses hisnew book,My New Orleans, Gone Away. Also,check out our Readers’ Circle for other interesting reads, followed by frankdiscussions, with spousesalwayswelcome.
Contact us to become a member, a Hadassah Heroine (or Hero), an advocate forIsrael, and a force for Jewish cohesion. Help us to find cures, and improvelives throughout the world, today in the year to come.
May you be inscribed for a happy and healthy New Year,
Julie E. Schwartz