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FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, OCTOBER 8, 2004 PAGE 3 as new ,notbeabuilding, not going to stop in South Orlando. ~leased to welcome coordinator Robyn the JCC family. at the JCC continues to nker, JCC are so excited gourteam. and enthusi- "getforthe moved to Orlando fiance, Michael works at Give World Village, and her three children: Brittany, 11, Meagan, 9 and Justin, 8. Previously, Roach worked for the Jewish Community Center of Houston as the Early Child- hood and Children, Youth and Family program coordinator for six years. She also has extensive experience as a JCC summer camp and after school program direc- tor. "Robyn's experience in the JCC field, her love for Judaism, her dedication and devotion to children, youth and families and, of course, her commitment to building the south make her a perfect match for this position," said JCC South Vice President Michael Brodsky. Roach will manage all programming aspects at the South Campus, includ- ing programs for children, pre-school through teens, couples, singles and seniors. She hasn't wasted any time; she has already met with many of the pre-school mothers, at- tended the Family Picnic, and is working with the Family 'Fun' Raiser committee on their October 24 event at the future JCC South Campus site. "I am committed to build- ing a brand-new Jewish Com- munity Center for the entire south to enjoy and to meeting their programming needs," said Roach. "I'm thrilled to be able to contribute to this effort, sharing my past successes and applying the strategies that have proven successful in other areas to this community." With over 10 years in the programming field, Roach considers her big- gest strength to be working with people of all ages and identifying their needs. "My goal is to create amaz- ing programs and events for our community and to help build a beautiful campus for the entire south Jewish population to come together as one," she added. The JCC says, "Please do not hesitate to contact Robyn Roach and welcome her to the community! She looks forward to hearing from the community for lots of sugges- tions, offers to volunteer and, of course, the opportunity to make new friends!" Roach can be reached via e-mail at RobynR@OrlandoJcc.org. Anyone who provides Roach with his or her e-mail address will also receive a JCC South community e-newsletter filled with exciting upcoming events and programs for the entire family to enjoy. ROBYN ROACH ? JCC South Campus Drive will host a 'Fun' Raiser on Sun- 24, from 11:30 p.m. on Apopka- Road at the future Community Center a day of and singles liors, all for a great says Susan South- event chairperson. is free. The orga- "Guests will enjoy food, rides, music, games, a petting ndors, face painting, more." for games, rides and and Oct.6at Pre-school, or Southof- 407-299-1998. Tickets lso be purchased at the n the day of the event. 0 Patron: Unlimited and rides for up to 5 , $50 for 65 tickets, $25 tickets. Note: Day of :ickets are $1.00 each. ~o Jewish is proud to an- that, with the huge of its last Shabbat ' Hawaiian Style, LilyFriday 5 at 6:15 p.m. theme "Back to '50s style." SOJCencourages attend to have fun and a family night where break out that old 'Jacket and jeans and s hair back, while Mom , saddle , sweater with of her first name displayed." "This Shabbat will be extra se Mark Pin- Raffle blue tickets (prize valued at more than $50.00): $10 per ticket, $18 for two, $36 for four, $72 for body wrap (Tickets wrapped 3 times around your waist). Prizes include: Two nights at the Gaylord Palms; brunch for two at Casa Monica in St. Augustine; $150.00 at Todd English's Blue Zoo; one night at the Hard Rock Hotel and breakfast for two; ice cream social from Puffn Stuff Cater- ing andmore. Raffle - white tickets (val- ued less than $50.00): $5 per ticket, $18 for four, $36.00 for body wrap (Tickets wrapped 3 times around your waist). Prizes include: personal training sessions; gift cer- tificate to PF Chang's, Maca- roni Grill, Subway and other restaurants; gift certificate to Tweenies, and more. Over the last several months, dozens of families have raised $532,000 in new pledges to build a Jewish Com- munity Center in Southwest Orlando. The JCC South sky, religious reporter for the Orlando Sentinel, will be our Scholar in Residence speaker for the evening." Family Friday is a special, family oriented, creative Friday night service. Part of Family Friday's service is the opportunity for congregants to read a special passage that has personal meaning for them. Members who would like the opportunity to bring in a reading should contact Rabbi Daniel Wolpe. The dinner will be rep- resentative of the "comfort foods of the '50s," and will be catered by Amira's Kosher Deli and Restaurant. SOJC says, "As everyone who at- tended the last dinner will multi-purpose campus, a satellite of the well-estab- lished Maitland campus, will be located on South Apopka Vineland Road and will offer programming for people of all ages and all faiths. The $532,000 in new pledges has brought the total pledged to $3.75 million. The drive needs a total of $4.5 million to break ground on the new facility, which will be a gather- ing place for residents living in Dr. Phillips, Bay Hill, Win- dermere, Ocoee, Celebration, Kissimmee andWilliamsburg. The campus will likely include a preschool, a social center, a health club, recreational activities, and offices of the Jewish Federation and Jew- ish Family Services. Several additional fundraising events are being planned. The South Campus Build- ing Drive is a campaign of the Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando. For more informa- tion, contact the South Campus Building Drive of- fice at 407-299-1998, or visit www.buiidSouth Campus.org on the internet. agree, the food was fantas- tic and there was plenty of it to go around. As always, we will offer a separate children's menu for those ages 12 and under at reduced costs, as well as a vegetarian meal with prior notice," The cost for the dinner is $10 for adults and $8 for children. The service and dinner aye open to all who would like to attend to share Shabbat with SOJC. Call Sandy at the SOJC office, 407-239-5444, for reservations no later than October 12. "Then break out your '50s clothing." 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