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February 2017 Associates Update

ASSOCIATES SPONSOR ISRAEL MISSION—OCTOBER 2017—JERUSALEM & the SPECTACULAR SOUTH
The Associates are proud to announce their special mission to Israel from October 15-27, 2017. See Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Masada, and Ein Gedi. Swim or float in the Dead Sea and visit the Water Works Plant. Hear business leaders and security specialists. Enjoy a sunrise jeep ride on the Rimon Crater. Interact with soldiers and many more unique experiences. Take an “add on” opportunity to visit Eilat and Petra, Jordan. Now is the time! Click Here for details.

JOIN OUR 50th ANNIVERSARY HONOR ROLL
In celebration of their 50 years of service raising funds for HMO, Associates have established an on-line Honor Roll for all contributions of $50 or more to the Men’s Health Initiative. Add your name! Donate now! View the hundreds of names already on the Associates’ Honor Roll!  We’re waiting to include your name.

MENS HEALTH INITIATIVE – OUR NEW RESEARCH FOCUS
Our three-year Men’s Health Initiative, focusing each year on Cardiology, Prostate Cancer, and Lung Cancer, has raised over $350,000 has come to an end.  We are proud to announce that our new 2017 MHI fundraising initiative will join with the Research in Service to Humanity Campaign to focus on discovering the cause and ultimately finding a cure for Alzheimer’s. As our population ages, more women and men are afflicted with this dreaded and ultimately deadly disease. Be one of the first to contribute to this cause. Be sure to designate the code AMHD17 for the MHI. All local Hadassah chapters and regions get credit for any funds raised.

ASSOCIATES EXCEED GOALS for 2016
We did it! We exceeded out 2016 fundraising goal of $125,000 by raising over $163,000. All funds donated were also credited to the local Hadassah chapter and region goals.

CHICAGO- NORTH SHORE HOLD ‘EM POKER
For the second year in a row Chicago Associates held a Poker Fund Raising Tournament, raising $15,000 for the MHI. Former Associate President Jeff Richardson co-chaired the effort. See how your chapter can do the same by visiting myHadassah>resources files>associates>general materials.

TREE of LIFE
Tu’B’Shevat is February 11th. In the Talmud we learn that each generation “plants” so that the next generation will reap the benefit. So it is with Hadassah. Annual Giving is that “tree” which carries us into the future. Become a Keeper of the Gate or a member of Chai Society Commit now at whatever level you are able make an annual donation.

Fred Safer, President, National Committee of Hadassah Associates

Jim Rotenberg, Executive Vice President, National Committee of Hadassah Associates

Sherryl Kaufman, National Associates Chair

Fred Safer
President, National Committee of Hadassah Associates
fsafer@saferandstein.com

James C. Rotenberg
Executive Vice President, National Committee of Hadassah Associates
JRotenberg@hadassah.org

Sherryl Kaufman
National Chair
sherryl.kaufman@hadassah.org

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