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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, MARCH 13, 2009 HDS shares Mitzvah Day with Kinneret Max Klein helps out in the Kinneret Co-Op Grocery. Students from the seventh grade at Hebrew Day School spent a morning at Kinneret Apartments as part of the school's community Mitzvah Day on Feb. 20. The 14 students arrived at Kinneret at 10 a.m. and were quickly put to work. "It is a pleasure for us to come to Kinneret and help out like this. We work very hard to teach our students that the real joy in life is helping oth- ers. We hope that message stays with them for a lifetime," said Jennifer Boggs, a seventh grade teacher at HDS. The students were placed in several areas. Students who worked in the resident- operated Co-Op Grocery kept busy stocking shelves and bagging and deliver- ing groceries to reSidents' apartments. In the library, students concentrated on organizing the romance sec- tion by sorting through the books and alphabetizing the books by authors. Students who worked in the Delaney Dining Room cleaned every table and every chair. And, some lucky students coordi- nated a Wii bowling game in the Jessie Render Social Hall. All the students gathered in the dining room for a quick snack before they headed back to school. "These kids came to work, and in a very short time, make a major differ- ence in many areas here at Kinneret," said Leslie Collin, director of development and community affairs for the Kinneret Council on Aging.  PAGE 11A "I know I can speak for the residents when I say their efforts and enthusiasm were greatly appreciated." There are many volunteer opportunities available for families, children and groups at Kinneret. For information on how to get involved, contact Leslie Collin at407-425-4537. The Kinneret Apartments are the Jewish community's twin residence towers for low-income senior citizens in downtown Orlando. The Kinneret Council on Aging (KCOA) is a non-profit agency that subsidizes a nutritious meal program and other life enhancing programs available to Kinneret residents. Kin- neret is a constituent agency of the Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando. Sam Parks fl), Max Klein, Shani Vitzer, Natanel HersD'g, JacMe Hojdenberg, Sophie Werk, Jackie Hajdenberg, Jailine Martinez and Sophie Werk help organize the library. Janna Gluck and Alexa Green get ready to serve up some snacks. I I On Friday night, March 20, 2009 hundreds of synagogues across tho continent will tak pa in a higtorie national Jewish event to celebrate what unifig all ,Jews -- Phabbat| l-:voryono is invited.., singles, eoupleg, families- all a!los. Temple Israel Offers Tuition Free Religious School Preschool (4 yrs. old) - 7th grade Sunday Mornings 9 am - 12 pm -- All Grades Wednesday 6:30 pm 2nd--7th grades Friday, March 20 Shabbat Across America Shabbat dinner - 6:00 pm All-American Shabbat Fare? ChaUah & Wine; Sloppy Joes & Hot Dogs; Salad, Coleslaw & Corn on the Cob...Fresh Apple Pies? $10 Adults (16 & up), $5 Children, 3 years & under free 7:00 pm Musical Simcha Shabbat Service with our own Debbie Meitin andPaul Stenzler RSVP by Wednesday, March 18 to Temple Israel's office - 50 S. Moss Rd., Winter Springs phone: 407-647,3055, email: templeisrael@tiflorida.org or online reservations: www.tiflorida.org/ordershabbatdinner.htm