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September 7, 2018  RSS feed

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Find your roots: Guest speaker Bruce Hadburg of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Tampa Bay will present an overview of Jewish Genealogy at the meeting of Jewish Women International on Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. Hadburg will provide the basic tools to start your genealogical search. The meeting will be at the Preserve at Clearwater, 2010 Greenbriar Blvd., Clearwater. For more information, contact or call Heidi at (727) 403-0393. Light refreshments will be served and all are welcome

Genealogical Society

Enhancing the family tree: The Jewish Genealogical Society of Tampa Bay will host guest speakers Jo Anne Spatz De Vargas and Marty Lazar of Vu Documentaries on Sunday, Sept. 16 at 2 p.m. as they discuss “How Video Can Enhance a Family Tree.” Those attending will learn about personal documentaries with videos that help you share your family story. The meeting will be held at Gulf Coast Jewish Family & Community Services; 14041 Icot Blvd., Clearwater. A pre-session social with refreshments and library access begins at 1:30 p.m. Everyone is invited.

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

Young Adults

Break-the-Fast dinner: The 20s+30s group at Congregation Schaarai Zedek in Tampa invites others in that age group to a Yom Kippur Break-the-Fast at Metro Diner, 4011 W. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa on Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 6:30 p.m. Appetizers are free but participants pay for their own dinner. The group is sponsored by Schaarai Zedek but open to all. RSVP by Sept. 17 at

For more information, contact Lindsey Dewey at or (813) 876- 2377, ext. 221.

Bowling: Enjoy an afternoon of bowling at Pinarama, 5008 S. Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, with #Gather on Sunday, Sept. 23 from 1-3 p.m. Cost is $5 for members and $10 for guests.

Trivia night and brews: Test your trivia knowledge with Team #Gather at 81Bay Brewing. 4465 W. Gandy Blvd., Tampa on Wednesday, Oct. 10. Happy hour begins at 7 p.m. and trivia is at 8 p.m. This is a free event.

Bagel lovers unite: Enjoy your Sunday morning with a bagel brunch spread on Sunday, Oct. 21 from 10-11:30 a.m. This #Gather event is at Ballast Point Park, 5300 Interbay Blvd., Tampa, and the cost is $5 for members and $8 for guests. There will be bagels, lox, cream cheese, coffee and juice with great playground facilities. Families and children are welcome to join.

#Gather offers a mix of social and interactive activities for those in their 20s, 30s and 40s of all faiths and backgrounds. For more information or to RSVP for #Gather events, visit: or programs/young-adults or contact Lisa Robbins at or (813) 769-4723.


Monday Morning Links: Free sessions of Monday Morning Links are offered at the Jack Roth Center for Career Development at TampaBay-Job-Links, 4100 W. Kennedy Blvd., Suite 206, Tampa from 9:30 - 11 a.m. On Sept. 17, the topic is “12 Keys to a Productive Career Transition.” On Sept. 24 the topic will be “Self Care: Strategies to Replenish, Recharge, & Reboot.” On Oct. 1 the topic will be “Demystifying Behavioral Interviewing.”

Job-search aids: Success workshops to aid with job-search skills will be held on Thursdays, Sept. 20, 27 and Oct. 4. On Sept. 20 from 9:30 a.m. to noon the topic is “Customize Your Résumé to Stand Out From the Crowd.” On Sept. 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. the topic is “Preparing for Your Interview” and on Oct. 4 from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. the topic is “Financial Fundamentals for Now and the Future.” The workshops are free for Job-Links program participants; $15 for guests. Reservations required. To RSVP, call (813) 344-0200, email

Switching Gears: A four-part Switching Gears workshop series is taking place from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdays, Oct. 3, 10, 17, and 24 at the Jack Roth Center for Career Development at TampaBay-Job- Links. TBJL’s professional career coaches will present interactive content to enhance attendees’ job-search skills – whether they are just beginning their career, returning to the workforce after an absence, or considering a career change. Topics include conducting self-assessments, developing a brand, enhancing interview skills, managing networking, strengthening résumés and LinkedIn profiles, targeting companies, and more. Participants can attend any or all workshops. The fee to attend is $15 for individual sessions or $50 for all four. Dinner is included. Seating is limited.

To register call (813) 344-0200 or email

Support groups

Alzheimer’s caregiver group: Menorah Manor 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.

For more information, call Gwen Kaldenberg at (727) 302-3750.

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