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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, NOVEMBER 9, 2007 PAGE 3A i i Thinking of selling your business ? Chef George from Kinneret and Rhonda Rittenhouse, Jewish Family Services volunteer, picked up meals for Rosh Hashanah meal delivery. JFS will be at it again for Thanksgiving. On Wednesday, Nov. 21, Thanksgiving dinners, free Jewish Family Services' vol- of charge, to homebound unteers will deliver kosher elders. This annual project your Friends of the Jewish Pavil- Issen has a master's degree ion invite the entire commu- in clinical psychology from nity to an open membership the University of Central event on Monday, Nov. 12, Florida and is a Licensed from 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. at Con- Mental Health Counselor as gregation Ohev Shalom, 5015 well asa registered nurse. She Goddard Avenue in Orlando. is the Community Education Returningbypopulardemand Coordinator for Hospice of after last year's well-received the Comforter in Altamonte programon"Sageing,"Alison Springs. Her areas of spe- C. Issen, MS, RN, LMHC will cialty include grief and loss, present "Flexing Your Mental stress management, eating Muscles- Longevity andBrain disorders, aging and relation- Functioning." ship issues. The mental decline that "Please join the Friends sometimesaccompaniesaging for coffee, cake and an inter- can often be prevented with esting discussion." RSVP to mental exercises, changes in 407-678-9363 or info@jew- routine, lifestyle modifications The Friends and improved ways of manag- auxiliary group is under the ing stress. This seminar will auspices of the Jewish Pa- explore current research and vilion; a constituent agency suggesttoolsthatmayimprove of the Jewish Federation of long-term ability in memory. Greater Orlando. On Sunday, Dec. 9 from 5 celebration, filled with the -8 p.m Chabad of Greater Or- lighting of a giant menorah, lando will present its annual live entertainment and Cha- community gala "Chanukah nukah treats. on the Park" celebration at This year's program will Park Avenue's Central Park feature Jewish rock musi- in Winter Park. cians along with Hasidic For the fourth year in a dancers. The eveningwillalso row, the city of Winter Park feature performances by chil- will host this memorable dren from the JCC preschool community event. Chabad as well as performances by of Greater Orlando will be studentsfromtheHebrewDay partnering with the Jew- School.Ahighlight0ftheeve- ish Community Center, the ningwillbethegrandmenorah Hebrew Day School and the lighting. Chocolate Chanukah Jewish Federation's Commu- gelt (coins) and sufganiot (do- nity Relations Committee to nuts), kosher food and drinks bringCentralFloridaafestive will also be available, The Jewish Community Orlando is one of the CenterinMaitlandwillhostan stops on Alfassy's U.S. Israeli dance workshop with tour. He has been regarded MotiAlfassyon Sunday, Nov. as a giant in the Israeli 11. The schedule offers two dance world for many sessions, the first from ll a.m. years. Many of the pieces - 12:30 p.m and the second he has choreographed have (whichincludesareview)from become classics among 1:15 - 5 p.m. Lunch is included dance groups. in the $25 per person cost. Some years ago, Alfassy The workshop will be held in had an accident and now the JCC's Aerobics Studio. has limited mobility, but he has been part of JFS' Holiday Connection program for nine consecutive years. As in the past, the JFS Holiday Connection program is spon- sored in conjunction with the Kinneret Council on Aging's Kosher Meal Program. If you are a homebound, frail elder in need of a holi- day dinner delivered to your home, please contact Jewish Family Services at 407-644- 7593 by Nov. 16. Clients of JFS's collaborative Hospice of the Comforter program, Yad L'He3ed, are also eligible to receive these Thanksgiving meals. Along with the dinners, volunteers will also deliver ThankSgiving goodie baskets. These holidoy gifts will be assembled and donated un- der the direction of Sharon Silver, chairperson of the Alison Issen wants to help work those little gray cells into shape Her workshop will be held Nov. 12 at Congrega- tion Ohev Shalom. Chabad's Chanukah com- munity-wide event began 13 years ago at the Altamonte Mall. As it began to grow, it moved to Church Street in downtown Orlando, on to the Chabad Center, and finally to ChanukahinthePark. Chabad is known for publicizing the miracle of Chanukah to all mankind. Chanukah rep- resents the importance of freedom for all. Admission is free and open to the entire community. For more information, con- tact Chabad of Great Orlando at 407-644-3333, ext 0. demonstrates dances from a rolling chair;with his wife's assistance. Many who have been to his sessions say that this makes for a very special and moving experience, and that his smile and enthusi- asm are contagious. For more information, contact Julie Varkonyi at 407-645-5933, ext. 238 or Social Action Committee for To volunteer or for addi- of one holiday meal is $8.50. the Congregation of Reform tionalinformation regarding Checks can be made payable Judaism. "CRJ is very lucky the program, contact Marni toJewishFamilyServicesand to have such a committed and S. Chepenik at 407-644-7593 mailed to JFS, The George dedicated volunteer within or e-mail marni.chepenik@ WollyCenter, 2100 Lee Road, its congregation, 'saysMarni Winter Park, FL 32789. S. Chepenik, coordinator To make a donation to Pleaseindicateonyourcheck of JFS' Holiday Connection help JFS defray the cost of your donation is for "Holiday program, the kosher dinners, the cost Meals." Glenn Behr, President How much is your business worth? Free valuations for sellers Call 407-660-2140 Personal Business Brokers, LLC 151 Southhall Lane, Suite 145, Maitland, FL 32751 Licensed Real Estate Broker LAW OFFICE OF Auto Accidents Wrongf Death Nursing Home Negligence Defective Products Slip & Fall Dental Malpractice Dog Bites Insurance Claims "Prepared to fight for you!" 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