[by Sue Paul]
The Louisville Section of National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) hosted its second annual Mah-Jongg Mania FUNdraiser on Sunday, December 2, at Temple Shalom. Sixty-nine dedicated players came, undeterred by the rain that seems to coincide with the event.
It was an afternoon of fun, laughter, good food, and some friendly competition among friends. Many were lucky enough to win one of the 25 door prizes given out during the day. Prizes included a gift basket of beauty products, lucite Mahj pushers, earrings, and a Mah-Jongg designed umbrella.
Players of all skill levels were present. Many had attended the free Mah-Jongg classes taught by the NCJW members at the JCC Cafe in September, October, and November.
Attendees were asked to bring canned goods and non-perishables, which were donated to the Sonny and Janet Meyer Food Pantry at Jewish Family and Career Services. Proceeds from the event are used to fund the Louisville section’s projects that enable the chapter to give back to the Louisville community.
The Mah-Jongg Mania Committee included Chair Shelly Satton and committee members Marcia Frank, Mindy Klein, Debbie Perellis, Marcy Rosengarten, Sue Paul, Jackie Rubin, Julie Sabes, and Leni Sweet. Members of the board also helped at the event.