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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, OCTOBER 19, 2012 PAGE 3A Dannie G. Fowler, re- nowned etiquette and im- age consultant will speak at the November meeting of The Orlando Chapter of Hadassah. The meeting will take place on Nov. 6, at 11:30 a.m. at Congregation Ohev Shalom. Fowler will discuss body language and you. What does your body language say about you? Now is the time to discover what the world sees. "First Impressions last! What does yours say about you? You have seven seconds to make a first impression and what happens in those first seven seconds will de- cide if someone wants to get to know you, or not What to say and when to say it, is more important than most realize," says Fowler Dannie G. Fowler is a certified Etiquette Consul- tant and Image Consultant and owner of The Etiquette School of Florida. Each student's experience and growth is important to her. She offers individual coaching called Professional Polishing to perfect their first and last(ing) impres= sion. ,A little l~nowledge of civility and good taste is always in style." Fowler is a combination of true Southern belle with a bit of New York street smarts and she brings that to the table and wraps it with today's modern etiquette. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in both theater and broadcasting from VSU. Her background consists of being a professional actress, singer, and dancer in Orlando and New York. She starred in live Disney shows for eight years in Orlando and Tokyo. "Disney is aone of the best places to learn about making a great impression and winning over your audience, client, customer, or boss." Her versatility has taken her from teaching three year olds, to country club manag- ers, to prestigious lawyers and bankers, to professional wrestlers on cable TV. She is currently the Parke House Academy's staff etiquette teacher, speaker, author, and active in local charities. She is also the founder of The Fabulous Red Shoe Club that encourages women to grow and love life to the fullest. Fowler combines her knowledge of Southern style and Hollywood secrets with her deep desire to make the world a gentler, kinder place. Don't forget to make your reservations to hear this dynamic speaker. Reserva- tions for the Nov. 6 meeting and luncheon are a must. No walk-ins please. R.S.V.P. to Bunny Rosen 407-331-8367 or Nancy Greenfield Nancyg357@ yahoo.com. Couvert is $10. Dannie Fowler Dr. Yudit Greenberg, Cor- nell Professor of Religious Studies and director of the Jewish Studies Program at Rollins College, has an- nounced that "Reading the Bible Aesthetically" will be the first lecture in the 2012-13 academic year. This lecture is presented by Dr. Ena Heller, the Bruce A. Beal director of the Cornell FineArts Museum at Rollins College. This event . is open to the entire com- munity. This lecture and slide presentation will tackle the question of how the Bible-- the most influential book in Western culture--ties into the world of visual art. It is safe to say that the Bible has shapedWester~ culture more than any other book. The world's all-time best-seller provides the key to literary symbolism (from Shakespeare to Melville to Toni Morrison), music (from Bach to Britten to Pete Seeger), popular culture (from "Pulp Fiction" to New Yorker cartoons) and--the topic of this talkmvisual art. One can hardly be visually literate without some knowl- edge of the Bible. So. how do we read the Bible aestheti- cally? What is the connection between word and image in the Jewish tradition, and how | did words get translated into images through the centu- ries? At the same time, how did the same images change once they became Christian? While it is well-known that Christianity incorpo- rated the Hebrew Bible into its tradition, and with it the stories, images and symbols contained in its pages, what is less known is the ongo- ing exchange between the artistic traditions of Judaism and Christianity, and the often surprising fact that the exchange goes bothways. Just as Christian artists borrowed from the existing Jewish tradi- tion. Jewish artists sometimes used Christian models. This presentation focuses on some poignant examples from the early centuries of the Com- mon Era to medieval Europe and 20th century painting. This is Heller's first year at Rollins College. Prior to this position, she was the found- ing director of the Museum Qf Biblical Art in New York. Recognized for her accom- plishments at MOBIA, Heller received the Religion and the Arts Award from the American Academy of Religions. She has served as a lecturer in the Visual Arts Department at the College of the Holy Cross, as well as at the Cloisters Mu- seum. She has also taught as an adjunct professor at Manhattanville College and served as research assistant at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Through her experi- ence, Heller has been able to combine her love of teaching with the joy of interacting with art. The lecture, followed by a reception, will take place at 7 ~o.m. Nov. 8 in the Cornell Fine Arts Museum, 1000 HoltAve Building No. 303. Parking directions: Visitors can park in the Suntrust Parking Garage. From Fairbanks headed east, Turn left (north) onto Park Avenue heading away from the main campus. Proceed north on Park Avenue for two blocks. Turn right onto Lyman Avenue. The parking garage is halfway down the block on the right. Park in the southeast section of the garage. Exit the parking garage on the cries Dr. gna Heller Fairbanks side. Cross at the pedestrian cross walk light. For further questions about this event, call Greenberg at 407- 646-2176. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and the Roth JCC invites you to come out and mark the month with a work out. On Sunday, Oct. 21, the Roth JCC will host "fitTATA,"a morning of fitness in support of breast cancer research. The event, which begins at 9 a.m. and runs until noon. will feature a selection of different group exercise classes. The suggested minimum donation is $18. which is a number in Judaism that symbolizes "life." All proceeds benefit the Ameri- can Cancer Society. Participants can choose to attend anywhere from one to three classes, which include fun versions of Zumba dance. cycling, strength training/ aerobics, and yoga: 9 a.m. - "Zum-bra" or "Bike or Bust!" 10 a.m. - "Pump Them Up" or "Bike or Bust!" 11a.m.-"PinkYoga"or"Bike or Bust!" "When you're aparticipant in the JCC event FitTATA you're not only supporting a great cause but you're going to get a greatworkout!" said Ren6 Nich- olson, the JCC's fitness director and coordinator of the event. Like the JCC itself, fitTATA is open to the community - whether or not you are a JCC member or Jewish. Babysittingwill be available in the JCC's KidZone upon request. Pre-registration is request- ed due to limited capacity in the classes. To register, visit the Roth JCC at 851 N. Maitland Ave. The first 30 participants to register will receive a free event t- shirt. For more information. contact Ren~ Nicholson at renen@orlandolcc.org or at 407-645-5933. FLORIDA Carlng for in your home or ".or 24hours 7days+a always a C.N.A. 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