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Board Information

September 12, 2017 Board Agenda  October 15, 2017 Board Agenda

The Executive Committee of the Board of Directors will meet next at 5 p.m. Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at the gateway Center, 1313 E. Maple St.  The Executive Committee sets the agenda for regular Board of Director's meetings. The next regular Board Meeting will be at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, October 15, 2017 at the Gateway Center, 1313 E. Maple St.  

Please direct any suggested topics for board meetings to Executive Committee members: President Steve Garfinkle, Vice Presidents Katie Edelstein and Miriam Schwartz, Treasurer Terri Weiner, Secretary Paul Blum, and Rabbi Joshua Samuels, ex-officio.

Upcoming Events

10.20.2017 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
Pre-Service Nosh
10.20.2017 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Shabbat Evening service
10.21.2017 9:30 am - 10:30 am
Torah Study
10.22.2017 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
10.22.2017 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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