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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, MAY 31, 2013 PAGE 3A Every spring brings new holidays and for the Jewish Pavilion it means visiting with wonderful, aging Jew- ish residents, now living in a nursing Care facility. e Heritage Florida Jewish News is accepting nomina- tions for the 2013 Heritage Human Service Award, which will be presented irl August at the annual meet- ing of the Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando. "For more than 25 years, individuals who have made major, voluntary contribu- tions of their talent, time, energy, and effort to the Central Florida community have been honored with the selection and presentation of this award," says Jeff Gaeser, editor and publisher of the Heritage. Last year's recipi- re Estate planners, ac- countants and "bankers will have the opportu- nity to network with other wealth manage- ment professionals at a private party in Longwood hosted by Jewish Pavilion Board member Barbara Coenson, (Coenson Law), from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Sun- "One beatitiful morning I had the pleasure of meet- ing Laura Fischer," relates Jewish- Pavilion program director Melanie Baxt, who was visiting a men: ent was Dr. Zena Sulkes. The Heritage is accepting nominations until Friday, June 7. As in previous years, the award will be presented at the Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando's annual meeting. According to Gaeser, "Each recipient chose their own path, but made con- siderable and long lasting contributions to the Jewish community. Nominees for the 2013 award are indi- viduals who do no~ look for recognition but perform tikun olam--repairing the world--out of internal mo- j day, June 9. Spouses and significant others are welcome. Participants will be invited to join an advisory board. To obtain an invitation, contact Nancy Ludin, executive director at the .Jewish Pavilion at nancyludin@ je) or call 407-678-9363. The Parks Health and Rehabilitation Center in Orlando. "I pulled up a chair and we began to talk. She showed me a picture of her new grandson, Jacob, only 10 tivati0n." Nominations should be emailed or typed on 8 1/2 x 11-inch paper and sent by mail. Included should be the name and phone number of the nominee, a documented list Of his or her accom- plishments, and the name and phone n~amber of the nominator(s). Submit the information to Heritage Florida Jewish News Human Service Award, 207 O'Brien Road, Suite 101, Fern Park, FL 32730 or email (in subject line add"Human - Service Award"L Barbara Coenson days old. After reciting the Shabbat prayers and eating some challah she had a great story for me. Laura has a cousin who lives in Israel. Her cousin was conceived right before her mother was taken to a concentration camp. She was born in a displacement camp after the war ended. When she was only one week old her mother made her way to Israel where she raised her." "Remarkable stories like this should always be passed around so we never forget the struggles that came be- fore us," says Baxt. "Every visit always has a story and The Jewish Pavilion loves to share our holidays, joys and history." Laura Fischer, a resident at The Parks Health and Reha- bilitation Center in Orlando, holds up a bag of challah she received from the Jewish Pavilion. FLORIDA I WISH NEWS Part-time assistant editor Approximately 22 hours per week, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, from 1 - 5 Wednesday 11 - 5 p.m. Responsibilities will include editing, writing, page layout, photography and some misc. clerical. Knowledge of the Jewish community and computer experience helpful. Please send resume to : or call Jeff at 407-834-8787. All good things must come to end. Thankfully the monthly musicals at Hori- zon Bay Boston Avenue will return in September. What a wonderful/season" it had been with some of the most wonderful entertainers. Not only did the talent bring such joy to the residents on Sunday afternoons, but what made it more mean- ingful was that these artists showed such passion within their music. Stewart Bloom, one of the entertainers as well as a monthly volunteer with his family, says, "My perfor- mance was heart-felt and I think our seniors knew. .We take our commitment to the Jewish Pavilion seri- ously. Our family feels it's important to give back to the community?' The Jewish Pavilion staff, as well as the entire com- munity, really appreciate both the entertainers and the volunteers "to make these monthly afternoons so successful, says a program organizer. This past. year Horizon Bay was entertained by Penny D'Agostino, Shelli Costa, Paul Stenzler, Brenda Moultie with Errol Richards, Vivian Garfein with Grif Moore, Armond Marche- sano accompanied with his orchestra, the aforemen- tioned Stewart Bloom, the JCC 39ers, Carol Stein and Dana Kaplan with Diane Hawkins. A huge thank you Dana Kaplan and Diane Hawkins concluded a musical year on May 19. ii A few of Jewish Pavilion volunteers, from left: Jackie Levitt, Susan Lazarus, Emily Glickstein, Pat Rubenstein, Matthew Goldberg, Stewart Bloom and Sarah Goldberg. 'to the volunteers that attend every month; Jackie Levitt, Emily Glickstein, Stewart, Michelle and Andrew Bloom, Lee, Matthew and Sarah Goldberg, Sandy Vogin, Patand Barry Rubenstein, Gloria Newberger, Susan Lazarus and Zakry Levitt. Horizon Bay has generously donated ice cream sundaes every month. Plans are already being made for another great year starting in September, with hopes that many of this tal- ent will return again. The Jewish Pavilion is al- ways looking for volunteers and great talent. Please call 407-678-9363 if you are interested in helping make a difference and have a great time. An Annual Issue Published By HERITAGE Florida Jewish News and Featuring a Variety of Thought-Provoking Articles on Health and Fitness Related Subjects :rune Publication Date ,] .14, 2013 Reaching a Responsive, Health-Conscious Market Deadline for this Important Issue is Wednesday, J!me 5, 2013 CALL TODAY TO RESERVE YOUR SPACE 407-834-8787