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JFCS News 04/27/12

Jewish Family & Career Services For Every Season Of Your Life
Louis & Lee Roth Family Center
2821 Klempner Way
Louisville, KY 40205
(502) 452-6341, (502) 452-6718 fax
www.jfcslouisville.org

JFCS Annual Meeting
May 22, 7:30 p.m.
RSVP to Beverly Bromley, ext. 223
or bbromley@jfcslouisville.org

Volunteer Orientations
The 3rd Monday of each month at 10 AM and 5:30 p.m. JFCS currently needs PALS Driver Volunteers. Contact Kim Toebbe, ext. 103 or ktoebbe@jfcslouisville.org.

Save the Date!

May 17, 2012
Mosaic Awards
The Henry Clay
$100 per person
Sponsorship Opportunities
Major sponsors include
Jewish Hospital HealthCare Services, WLKY 32, Papercone, and Bonnie Bizer.

Honoring immigrants and refugees who are making a significant contribution in their profession and in our community. Fundraising event benefits JFCS. Contact Beverly Bromley, ext. 233 or bbromley@jfcslouisville.org for ticket and sponsorship reservations.

Republic Bank Golf Challenge
Golf, Tennis and Bridge Tournaments to benefit JFCS and the JCC. Sponsorship opprtunities available to build corporate exposure, increase brand awareness and reach upscale contemporary consumers.

Contact Beverly Bromley, ext. 233
or bbromley@jfcslouisville.org for ticket and sponsorship reservations.

 

Career Services

Job Seekers Resource Group
Mondays, 10:30 a.m. Learn basic job search skills from an experienced career advisor. There is a $10 one-time materials fee. Contact Andrea Goins at ext. 246 or agoins@jfcslouisville.org.

A.C.T. Preparation
Mondays and Tuesdays, Eight sessions.
May 7–June 5,   7–9 p.m. $170 fee includes materials. To register, please contact JFCS at (502) 452-6341.

Social Media in the Job Search Workshop
April 30, 12:30–1:30 p.m.
Learn the basics of social media use in the job search, and how to develop a successful LinkedIn presence.
$10 registration & materials fee per class. Contact Jamie Goodpaster at ext. 323 or jgoodpaster@jfcslouisville.org.

JFCS Food Pantry Items Needed
Food Pantry suggestions for May– Canned chicken, crackers, ramen noodles, mayonnaise, peanut butter, instant potatoes, canned ravioli, spaghetti, and other easily-prepared meals. All donated food must be in its original packaging. Please do not donate expired items as they cannot be distributed. Contact Kim Toebbe, ext. 103 or ktoebbe@jfcslouisville.org.

 

You Have the Power to Make a Difference!

JFCS and the Navigate Enterprise Center have posted a Power 2 Give project, soliciting donations to create a revolving loan pool, specifically to help struggling artists get the start-up capital they need on terms they can afford to repay.

A one-time donation will help Louisville’s low income artists empower themselves, and pass on the good fortune to other artists in the future. JFCS provides low-income entrepreneurs the help they need to become economically self-sufficient, independent business owners who create jobs and help build Louisville’s one-of-a-kind culture.

To support this project, please visit
http://www.power2give.org/kentucky/Project/Detail?projectId=594

Sign up for the JFCS monthly  e-newsletters! Send your email address to bbromley@jfcslouisville.org and stay in the know with upcoming JFCS events and news.

NEW: Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group
This group is available for individuals who are caring for a person with Alzheimer’s or other cognitive impairment. Join us for support, friendship, great ideas and interesting programs. All are welcome to this non-denominational group, free to the public and will meet the third Friday of each month at 2 pm. Contact Kim Toebbe, ext. 103.

Adoption Seminar with European Adoption Consultants (EAC)
Thursday May 31
6–8 p.m. at JFCS
Learn about the European Adoption Consultant’s new programs and opportunities for international adoption.
This event is FREE.
RSVP to Judy Freundlich Tiell, ext. 224.

Now Offering Wheelchair-Accessible Transportation!
JFCS has a wheelchair accessible vehicle.  A round trip fee is just $15. A one-time-only program assessment fee is $50. This service may be used for medical purposes or can be used for errands or more social needs. The service is available Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Find out more information by calling Mauri Malka at ext. 250 or mmalka@jfcslouisville.org.

Senior Concierge HomeCare

Do you or anyone you know need in-home care? Get started with a caregiver today!

JFCS care managers will work with you and your family to provide necessary support to maintain safety, comfort, peace of mind and the highest quality of life for seniors who wish to remain in  their home or alternative living situation.

• Personal care & grooming
• Meal planning and preparation
• Light housekeeping
• Laundry
• Medication reminders
• Socialization & activity
• Respite

Contact Mauri Malki, ext 250 or mmalka@jfcslouisville.org

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