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Marilyn Anthony Hard to believe but the High Holidays are around the corner. To where did the summer disappear? The JFG will be holding its annual Break-Fast after Yom Kippur on October 12 in the Vermilion Room, HOA1. Menu includes an omelet station (peppers, onions, mushrooms, black olives, shredded cheddar cheese), challah, bagels, cream cheese,…

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Marilyn Anthony Happy Hour returned on August 11 at the Agave Lounge at HOA1 with a pizza and salad buffet. It was fun to see all the sun and heat loving members who stay the year around. Thanks to Lorna Michelson and Kate Grinnell for their hosting of our most recent Ladies’ Coffee. The women…

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Marilyn Anthony On June 15 the Jewish Friendship Group held its annual Father’s Day BBQ at HOA 1 with our traditional ribs and chicken with coleslaw and beans, finishing with ice cream sundaes. As usual, before, during and after dinner there was plenty of conversation making for another wonderful evening for all. Happy Hour returns…

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Marilyn Anthony All enjoyed our Mother’s Day Dinner. Luckily the air conditioner in the Mesquite Grill was broken and the dinner was moved outside where we all delighted in the view and the deer who decided to drop in! The delicious buffet represented some of the best food to be had at any of our…

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Marilyn Anthony The Jewish Friendship Group celebrated Passover with a first night Seder led by Seth Basker and Sam Horowitz. The theme was Jewish unity and the formation of a cohesive Jewish community. Our thanks to Seth and Sam for making the evening interesting and relevant to today. The JFG celebrated Mother’s Day with a…

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Carol and Mart Gordon do their moves at the Sock Hop.

Marilyn Anthony Oh What a Night wasn’t one of the hits played at the recent dinner but it certainly was quite the night as our members took to the floor for the first JFG dance of the century after enjoying an excellent dinner. The music, slow and fast, got many people onto the dance floor to…

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Marilyn Anthony Our February event was a double barrel of great fun. You wouldn’t have recognized the Activity Center as it sparkled with red hearts and candles. The food was delicious and the trivia game was a hoot with groans, challenges and even some singing. It was a squeaker as the winning team triumphed by…

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Marilyn Anthony The turnout for the JFG dinner in January was so great that it was relocated to the ballroom. Whether it was the menu or the fabulous company, it was gratifying to have such a large turnout for an event. We will be back in this venue for a 1950s Dinner/Sock Hop on March…

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Enjoying the December Ladies’ Coffee

Marilyn Anthony In December Sy Efron both hosted the Home Tour for SaddleBrooke Outreach and organized yet again the toy drive for the Diamond Center children. This is above and beyond his mandate as JFG Co-President and we would all like to thank Sy for giving of his time for these worthwhile causes. On January…

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Marilyn Anthony On December 6 the Jewish Friendship Group partnered with Saddlebrooke Outreach in displaying holiday items. People visited the home of Sy Efron to learn about the background and traditions of Chanukah and enjoy the holiday food. With menorahs and latkes galore the afternoon was a great success. The Chanukah Dinner took place on…