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Celebrity Chef 2017 Auction Now Open

The 13th Annual Celebrity Chefs Food & Wine Tasting and Golf Challenge takes place at The Resort at Longboat Key Club. Featuring cuisine from over 24 local restaurants, mobile bidding, a live band, photo booth, and more! Golf Challenge 11:30am Food & Wine Tasting 6:00-8:30pm Advance Registration Required — Tickets

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Jewish Family and Children’s Service taps Brown as new CEO

Jewish Family and Children’s Service taps Brown as new CEOSARASOTA, Fla. — The Jewish Family and Children’s Service of the Suncoast, Inc. (JFCS-Cares.org), the multi-county premier multi-function social service nonprofit, has selected Heidi Brown as its new CEO. Brown, formerly the CEO of Aviva (previously Kobernick-Anchin-Benderson), has a thorough and

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Giving Challenge 16 was AMAZING! THANK YOU for your support!

New Home for our Cancer Support & Wellness Program We are pleased to announce that the therapeutic classes, recovery programs and support groups offered through the JFCS Cancer Support & Wellness Program have a new centralized home…at the newly renovated space at Temple Beth Sholom. When the Center for Building

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JFCS Receives $50,000 Grant for Building Strong Families Program

JFCS received a $50,000 grant from the Gulf Coast Community Foundation for its Building Strong Families (BSF) Program helping families in the North Port area seeking homelessness-prevention services. The Building Strong Families program, offered in Sarasota and Manatee counties, is a project geared towards keeping families safely housed in their

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A New Era Begins at JFCS

Stephen Seidensticker to be Officially Named JFCS Board Chairman By: Chad Doritan, JFCS V.P. of Marketing. On Friday, October 7th JFCS will host their Annual Meeting and Volunteer & Donor Recognition Brunch. This year’s ceremony will carry special significance as Joe Mendels will step down as JFCS’s board chair. “Joe

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JFCS is selected as a Pioneer Site for the Jewish Aging Mastery Program

The National Council on Aging has selected JFCS of the Suncoast to offer a 12 session Jewish focused Aging Mastery Program (AMP).  AMP is a comprehensive and fun approach to embracing longevity that combines education, wellness, interactive activity, and peer support to help older adults make meaningful and positive changes

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JFCS to Honor Three Couples at Inaugural Awards Luncheon

On Monday, October 31st JFCS will honor three couples who exemplify the true spirit of giving and performing acts of loving kindness.  The JFCS Inaugural Legacy Awards Luncheon will celebrate and thank community leaders who have tirelessly and continuously worked to empower the most vulnerable among us, leaving a meaningful

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