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2020 JFS Annual Gala Virtually Presents - The Tonight Show

2020 JFS Annual Gala Virtually Presents - The Tonight Show

The 2020 JFS Annual Gala Virtually Presents the “Tonight Show” was held online, on December 17, 2020. Event Co-Chairs, Stephanie Chestnov, Judi Donoff and Wendy Legum created a unique experience as guests were treated to a “Johnny Carson” monologue, along with a special performance from Jason Alexander, (of Seinfeld fame) presented by Marilyn & Jay Weinberg. Guests were able to participate in the many festivities and activities of this very exciting Gala, including an interactive cocktail party, and silent and live auctions, all from the comfort of their own homes.

2020 Reflections of Hope Luncheon

2020 Reflections of Hope Luncheon

The 2020 Reflections of Hope Luncheon featuring keynote speaker Elizabeth Vargas, took place February 13th at the Boca West Country Club. Thank you to Event Co-Chairs Abbe Becker, Lori Gottsegen, Lorraine Udwin, and Lorrie Berkowitz, and to Program Co-Chairs Lorrie Berkowitz, Sharon Fontini and Amy Ross, for their tireless effort and dedication, and to Honorary Co-Chairs Nancy & Marvin Schiller for their vision and contributions to the Luncheon and JFS’ Welcome Home Program. The event would not have been possible without the generosity of our Grand Benefactors Robin & Gary Rubin and Olivia & Gerald Shapiro, and to our many event sponsors.
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2019 JFS 40th Anniversary Gala

2019 JFS 40th Anniversary Gala

The 2019 JFS 40th Anniversary Gala was held on December 7, 2019 at Boca West Country Club in Boca Raton, Florida. JFS was proud to honor the Life and Legacy of Ruth & Norman Rales, and all of the past recipients of the Rales Humanitarian of the Year Award. Thank you to Jill Viner our Event Chair who helped create an unforgettable event and to all of our guests for making the Gala such a success.
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2019 JFS Annual Meeting

2019 JFS Annual Meeting

JFS’ Annual Meeting was an opportunity to thank outgoing Board Members including Board Chair Ron Reshefsky, welcome new Members including incoming Board Chair Lisa Goodman, and recognize our hard working JFS staff. Thanks to the Meeting’s Co-Chairs Lorrie Berkowitz, Stephanie Chestnov and Wendy Legum, for their dedication and making the event so incredible. As part of JFS’ 40th Anniversary and thanks to the help of 40th Anniversary Chair, Ilene Wohlgemuth and JFS President & CEO, Danielle Hartman, we took a look back through the decades of JFS. Congratulations to Debra Friedman, Office Manager, who was named JFS Employee of the Year.
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Pargh Family Grocery Naming, February 25, 2019

Pargh Family Grocery Naming, February 25, 2019

As a way to honor Madeline and Eugene Pargh (z’l), dear friends and JFS benefactors for many years, a designated gift has been made by their estate to JFS’ Jacobson Family Food Pantry. In recognition of this magnanimous donation, the grocery section at the Jacobson Family Food Panty has been named the Pargh Family Grocery.” Having Andy Pargh, the Pargh's younger son, and Anne Jacobson in attendance made the evening extra special.
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2019 Reflections Of Hope Luncheon

2019 Reflections Of Hope Luncheon

The 2019 Reflections of Hope Luncheon featuring keynote speaker Jeannette Walls, took place February 13th at the Boca West Country Club. Thank you to Event Co-Chairs Abbe Becker, Lori Gottsegen and Lorraine Udwin for their tireless effort and dedication, and to Honorary Co-Chairs Nancy & Marvin Schiller for their vision and contributions to the Luncheon and JFS’ Welcome Home Program. The event would not have been possible without the generosity of our Grand Benefactors Robin & Gary Rubin and Olivia & Gerald Shapiro, and to our many event sponsors.
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2018 JFS "The Greatest Show" Annual Gala

2018 JFS "The Greatest Show" Annual Gala

The 2018 JFS "The Greatest Show" Annual Gala was held on December 13, 2018 at St. Andrews Country Club in Boca Raton, Florida. JFS was proud to honor Toby & Leon Cooperman with the Rales Humanitarian of the Year Award and Linda & Ralph Behmoiras/The Boca Raton Observer with the Corporate Leadership Award. Thank you to Event Co-Chairs Illana & Samy Dwek, Isabel & Arnie Friedman, April & Roger Leavy and to all of our guests for making the Gala such a success.
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2018 JFS Annual Meeting

2018 JFS Annual Meeting

JFS’ 2018 Annual Meeting was an opportunity to thank outgoing Board Members, welcome new Members and recognize our hard working JFS lay leaders and staff. Thanks to Event Co-Chairs Nancy Schiller and Lynny Ravitz for an incredible evening.
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2018 GREAT GOLF FOR A GREAT CAUSE

2018 GREAT GOLF FOR A GREAT CAUSE

The largest group of golfers to ever participate in JFS’ Great Golf for a Great Cause enjoyed a full day on the links at St. Andrews Country Club. Event Co-Chairs Isabel & Arnie Friedman, Roxane & Michael Lipton, Lisa & Robert Marton and Amy & David Ross planned an incredible day full of great food, golf, and auction prizes all to benefit JFS.
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2018 Reflections of Hope Luncheon

2018 Reflections of Hope Luncheon

The 2018 Reflections of Hope Luncheon featuring keynote speaker Ricki Lake, took place February 15th at the Boca West Country Club. Thank you to Grand Benefactors Nancy & Marvin Schiller and Marissa Hollander, and to Event Co-Chairs Abbe Becker, Arleen Roberts and Robin Rubin.
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