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The Charlotte Jewish News - February 2012 - Page 12 Feeling boxed in by tax and accounting worries? Go with a CPA who thinks outside it. For all your tax preparation, accounting^ookkeeping, and business financial analysis needs, go with a pro that can help you from every angle. And some you may not have considered. Chanukah Party, Film Festival Screening, and Other JFS News ^ Scott Boyar, Cpy\, PLLC. CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANT 5200 Park Road Suite 122 Charlotte. NC 28209 Ph. 704.527.2725 Fx. 888.286.0906 Chanukah, Oh Chanukah On Thursday December 15, sen ior adults involved with Jewish Family Services, Celebrating Life, and Oasis filled Gorelick Hall for a festive and musical Chanukah party. This year, 124 senior adults plus one dozen volunteers enjoyed an exciting afternoon together. This was our biggest Chanukah party to date. The room was filled with activ ity, excitement, and happy individ uals who spent time with one another dancing, laughing, and enjoying themselves. The Jewish Family Services Chanukah party is one of the few times each year when isolated seniors living on their own or in long term care com munities can come together and feel a sense of togetherness and Jewishness. We sang and danced to our favorite catchy klezmer and Yiddish tunes performed by Viva Klezmer! We were honored to have our longest serving volunteer, Julius ood Qd Discovering the world of food . one trip at a time! Take a Culinary Adventure on a Food Network Guided Vacation %W# M MANN TRAVELSsS P^kRoad Travel to Italy, France or Northern California with Food Network as your guide and experience restaurants visited by Food Network Stars, hands-on cooking classes, exclusive culinary experiences and explore the world’s most delicious food destinations. Available Exclusively at Mann Travels mm 704.556.8322 704.541.0943 704.892.9020 Arboretum Lake Norman 7 changed, you can too! To an independent insurance agency with more choices, expert advice, and better service. Mike Littauer Principal 704-970-3858 1115 East Morehead St. Suite 208 Charlotte, NC 28204 Auto - Home - Business - Life BBB CHARLOTTE INSURANCE SOLUTIONS reem Dancing at the Cnanukah party. Goldman, lead us in reciting the blessings over the candles as we lit the menorah. Handmade wooden menorahs, dreidels, and gelt deco rated our tables while we ate pota to latkes and compared recipes. We made new acquaintances, reunited with old friends, and completely relished our time together. Our senior adults received a special Chanukah gift from our devoted and long-time sponsor Norman Steinberger. Thanks also to ComForcare Home Care and Pet Sitting Services for sponsoring the band, Viva Klezmer!, and to the following volunteers who helped with the party: Myra Diuguid, Ellen Engelhard!, Robert Friedman, Shirley Fytelson, Nancy Harrow, Leigh Jacobson, Ellen and Neil Kirschner, Phyllis Korman, Margaret Musa, Debbie Porter, Nancy Tarbis, and Ronnie Zevon. A scene from the film "Anita. ’ JFS Sponsors Screening of “Anita” Jewish Family Services is hon ored to sponsor the Charlotte Jewish Film Festival’s opening weekend film, Anita, at the Regal Ballantyne Village Theater on Sunday, February 26 at 2 PM. The winner of seven Audience Awards from Jewish and International Film Festivals, Anita follows a young Jewish Argentine woman with Down syndrome through an odyssey of discovery, resilience and compassion, as Anita wanders the streets of Buenos Aires, receiving help and companionship in unexpected quarters. The JFS team of licensed thera pists provides individual and group therapy, workshops, and support groups for families with children who have special needs. To find out more, visit www.JFS or call 704-364-6594 to speak to one of our therapists. Thank You to Our Chanukah Volunteers JFS thanks the following indi viduals and organizations for their help wrapping and for donating gifts this Chanukah: Pat Burnham, Daniel Coblenz, Bridget Cohen, Rachel Denenberg, Barbara Feld, Sarah Fellman, Martin Hurlich, Erica and Theo Katz, Judy Kaufmann, Ronnie Kugel, Rebecca and Deborah Leighton, Amy Levine, Sue and Mike Littauer, Joanna Moody, Judy Morgenstein, Michelle and Lauren Neufeld, the Petricoff fam ily, Hilary Rosenbaum, Heather Salam, Jon and Chris Schuller, Emily Vaughn, Rhea Vogelhut, Rachel Weiss, Kim Wojnowich and family, Lori Wojnowich, the Bat Mitzvah Project of Chabad- Lubivitch, Charlotte Jewish Day School, Charlotte Jewish Preschool, Girl Scout Troop 1240, Hadassah of Lake Norman, HomeSchool Charlotte, Jewish (Continued on page 15) WomeY\/y hJewy Hadassah Health Night 2012 Optimizing Your Health February 16, Temple Israel, 7-9 PM, free and open to the public The Charlotte Chapter of Hadassah presents the annu al Hadassah Health Night on Thursday, February 16 from 7-9 PM. This event is offered without charge to the whole community. Hadassah is building a new hospital in Israel - the Sarah Wetsman Davidson Tower. This hospital will open this year, a fan tastic celebration of Hadassah’s 100th anniversary. The 2012 Health program is dedicated to the Tower. There will be information about the Tower, a raffle for a Tower necklace, and an opportu nity to make your donation to the Tower Fund. This year’s presenters: Dr. Michael Duffy, Greenapple Sports and Wellness Center. Dr. Duffy has both his DC and his PhD. He specializes in perform ance and health promotion for elite athletes. Dr. Duffy will be ’>»>v Dr. Duffy talking about Injury Free Sports Dr. Susan Esther, Medical Director of the Sleep Center at SouthPark. Dr. Esther is the Immediate Past President of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. Dr. Esther will be presenting on one of her special interests, Women and Sleep Dr. Marshall Silverman, Signature Healthcare. Dr. Silverman is interested in helping adults optimize their health. His topic is Weight Loss: Less is More. A Dr. Esther Dr. Silverman

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