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Feeling SAD?

January 6, 2021
I’m writing this on 12/21/20, Winter Solstice, the shortest 24-hour period of daylight in our calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere. There are holiday celebrations across religions faith traditions stemming from hundreds of past generations wanting to ward off the growing darkness and cheer on the slowly expanding of sunlight. Today, we know that the […]

5 Relaxation Techniques for Kids

October 26, 2020
Now is a stressful time for everyone–kids included! Many kids are not in school right now; they’re doing virtual learning instead, while at home with their families all day. Some kids are in school and it looks very different! They are wearing masks and having to do things in a different way to keep everyone […]

Golf Fundraiser for A Single Soul

September 24, 2020
More than ninety golfers hit the links on September 21st for a day of sunshine, safe socializing and A Single Soul. The suicide prevention initiative of JFS was the beneficiary of Surgeons Choice Medical Center’s second annual charity golf outing. “Our event brought people together for a variety of fun events throughout the day,” says […]

My Mission Moment

September 24, 2020
As the communications manager at JFS, it’s my job to help tell JFS’s story. I do that by writing our annual report, our newsletters, marketing materials to promote our services and programs, ads for the Jewish News, sometimes articles for the Jewish News. I write letters to prospective donors of our Spotlight event, The Joy […]

Healthy Aging Month

September 15, 2020
Brrr…it’s September and there is definitely a chill in the air!  Usually this time of year reminds me of apple picking, holidays and school supplies. But September is also Healthy Aging Month (yes, that’s a thing).  This year more than ever, it’s time to take control of our health, and not take it for granted. As […]

See Our New Tribute Cards

August 27, 2020
With the High Holidays around the corner, we thought it was time to give our tribute cards a fresh new look for the New Year. Our tribute card program provides an easy way for you to let those you care about know that you are thinking of them. Whether you are offering congratulation or extending […]

2020 Annual Staff Event

August 25, 2020
We recently held our annual staff appreciation event. Each year, our Staff Development Committee, comprised of volunteer members from different departments, plans a fun outing for all of us to gather and enjoy each other’s company. This year obviously posed an unprecedented challenge, but one that the community has faced head on by pivoting and […]
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