Jewish Family Service held its annual meeting and community recognition night on May 14th. Several awards were presented and new board members were appointed. The 100 Mensches presented college scholarships to the top three winners of the group’s essay contest. Tom Sherman, a junior at Bloomfield Hills High School, took first place. The Barbara and Irving Nusbaum Volunteer of the Year award was presented to Renee Unger who has brought a positive energy to everything she does, including visiting older adults and packing boxes of food. ACCESS (Arab Community Center for Economic and Social Services) was named Community Partner of the Year for their partnership with JFS in the areas of healthcare navigation and advocacy. The Patti Nemer Employee of the Year was awarded to Aldrine Walton who has been making a difference at JFS since 2006. Suzan F. Curhan completed her term as board chair with Julie Teicher stepping into the role.
May 20, 2019