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October 21, 2016  RSS feed

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BDS talk: Guest speaker for the next meeting of the Lylah Chapter of Hasassah will be Rabbi Ed Rosenthal, executive director of Hillels of the Florida Suncoast, who will speak on Thursday, Nov. 10 at 7 p.m. on the Boycott, Divestment Sanctions (BDS) movement. The meeting will take place at Inn on the Pond, 2010 Greenbriar Blvd., Clearwater, and will include a dessert reception. The meeting is free and open to all. RSVP to Sally Laufer at (727) 781-3619.

Membership meeting: The North Pinellas Chapter of Hadassah will hold its annual membership appreciation luncheon to Monday, Oct. 31 at 11:30 a.m. at Temple Ahavat Shalom, 1575 Curlew Road, Palm Harbor. All life members, paid-up members, associates and prospective members are invited to attend. Cost is $5 at the door. Reservations are a must. RSVP to Doris at (727) 772 4140.

Genealogical Society

Research aid: Guest speaker Drew Smith will talk about “YourAncestor’s FAN Club: Using Cluster Research to Get Past Brick Walls” at the next meeting of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Tampa Bay on Sunday, Nov. 13. In this presentation, attendees will learn techniques to discover new information about their ancestors. Smith is well known in local and national genealogical circles and is an assistant librarian with the USF Tampa Library. The meeting is open to the public and is free of charge.

For more information, call Bruce Hadburg at (727) 796-7981.


Career counseling: A free educational and motivational program for job seekers, conducted by a career coach, is offered on Mondays (except for holidays) from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the Jack Roth Center for Career Development at TampaBay-Job-Links, 4100 W. Kennedy Blvd., Suite 206, Tampa. The LINKS sessions are geared toward those seeking professional employment. The topic for Oct. 31 is “The Holidays – a World of Opportunity.” RSVP is required.

For more information or to RSVP, call (813) 344-0200 or email Monday Morning LINKS is supported by the Vinik Family Foundation.

Support groups

Alzheimer’s caregiver groups: Menorah Manor’s Bresler Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders Program offers a support group meeting 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.

The Inn on the Pond and the Alzheimer’s Association offer a support group meeting on the last Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Inn on the Pond, 2010 Greenbriar Blvd., Clearwater. For more information, call Gwen Kaldenberg, at (727) 302-3750.

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