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Author to speak: The North Pinellas Chapter of Hadassah will hold its general membership meeting on Monday, Nov. 17 at 11:30 a.m. at Temple Ahavat Shalom. Guest speaker Elaine Fantle Shimberg, author of Growing Up Jewish In Small Town America: A Memoir, will share her unique cultural journey in the ’40s and ’50s in Fort Dodge, IA, and what it was like being a little “different” from her friends.

Those attending should bring a bagged lunch and a non-perishable food item for Florida Cancer Specialist food pantry. Coffee and cake will be provided.

Hadassah members who are also in Needle Clickers are asked to bring their completed knitted and crocheted mitzvah project items to the meeting so the items can be delivered to Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services on Nov. 24. The temple is at 1575 Curlew Road in Palm Harbor.

One Hundred Chai Club lunch: The North Pinellas Chapter of Hadassah’s One Hundred Chai Club luncheon will be at the home of a member on Monday, Dec. 8. This is for Hadassah members who contribute at least $118 to the organization this year. For the location of the member’s home and more information, call Marion at (727) 786-2373.

Support groups

Alzheimer’s caregivers: Menorah Manor’s Bresler Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders Program offers a complimentary support group. This group meets in the Samson Nursing Center at Menorah Manor, 255 59th St. N., St. Petersburg, on the first Thursday of the month from 3:30-5 p.m. For more information, call Gwen Kaldenberg, at (727) 302-3750.

Grief support: A bereavement support group sponsored by Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services will meet in the Congregation B’nai Israel library from 1-2 p.m. on Thursdays, Dec. 4 and 11.

The group is led by Renée Baseman of Gulf Coast. The group will use the book, Living With Loss, Healing With Hope, by Rabbi Earl Grollman.

A donation of non-perishable food to the GCJFCS food pantry is appreciated. To register, contact Sue Charlip at (727) 479-1811. Congregation B’nai Israel is located at 300 58th St. N., St. Petersburg.

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