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Jewish Friendship Group

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…

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Marilyn Anthony The October Potluck was once again a great success. The food was amazing – the best in SaddleBrooke. Everyone ate too much and had a wonderful time! Our first catered dinner of the season is happening on November 12 in the Vermilion Room at HOA 1. It is a buffet and will consist…

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Marilyn Anthony Our first potluck will take place at 6:00 p.m. on October 19 at the Activity Center at HOA 1. Room set-up is at 5:00 p.m. for those who volunteered. Please contact Sherry Kaplan at sherryhkaplan@gmail.com to sign up for a dish or to help. Potlucks are a great way to taste everyone else’s…

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Marilyn Anthony The August 12 happy hour was a great success with close to 60 people in attendance. The pizza was great; the conversation and camaraderie even better. We will certainly try to have another happy hour in the near future. The JFG will host the annual post Yom Kippur Breakfast on Wednesday, September 23…

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Marilyn Anthony The Jewish holidays are around the corner already and the JFG will be holding its annual Break Fast after Yom Kippur on September 23 in the Vistas Dining Room. More details to follow in the monthly email. The next Ladies’ Coffee will be co-hosted by Ellie Adelman and Elaine Fagen on Thursday, August…

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Marilyn Anthony Happy Hour returns on August 12 at 5:00 p.m. in the back bar at the Agave Lounge in HOA1. We hope to be serving vegetarian pizzas and appetizers. There will be no charge for this event and a cash bar. No need to RSVP for this event. Unfortunately the Father’s Day BBQ was…