JUJ Board members are being honored for their volunteer work in the community
May 14 and May 23, respectively

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 On May 14 the J Associates (part of the JCC) is honoring this year's Mitzvah Star, JUJ Board member Linda Spitzer Gavatin. Every year, the J Associates awards men and women in our community who perform acts of kindness, or mitzvot, with the Mitzvah Star award. Recipients are nominated by J Associates members, with the presentation made to the awardees at the J Associates annual meeting/luncheon.

This year Linda Spitzer Gavatin will be presented with the Award. She volunteers at Covenant Place and serves on the Board of Aging Ahead, and on the B'nai Amoona Sisterhood Board. She is a long-time member and former President of the St. Louis Chapter of Hadassah, as well as a member of the region Board. Linda is a member of the JCRC Council as well as serving on the JCRC Policy Committee and is an active member of the B'nai Amoona Social Action Committee, chairing several programs each year. 

Philip Deitch, a longtime volunteer in the St. Louis community is receiving an Award by NCJW

He is receiving our Community Service Award at our Installation and Awards event, Thursday, May 23 at 5:30 at the NCJW offices, 295 N. Lindbergh, St. Louis, MO 63141. He is being honored along with David Lancaster for the hours of volunteer service they give to photograph events/programs for non-profits around the region. In particular to NCJW, Philip has volunteered as our photographer at many events over the last several years. Hors d’oeuvres and wine will be served. No cost to attend but please RSVP to llong@ncjwstl.org or call 314-993-5181.

We could not be any prouder!

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