Central States Region Installs President 

Carol Ann Schwartz of Cincinnati, Ohio, was installed as the incoming president of Central States Region. She succeeds Susan Wilkof of Canton, Ohio who has finished her three year term. The installation took place at the conclusion of the Region Spring Forum at the Grand Ballroom of the Westin Hotel in Columbus. Over 90 board members, family and friends were in attendance. First Lady of Ohio, Frances Strickland delivered the keynote address on her vision for the future of public education in the state.  Past region presidents Paula Jarnicki and Marilyn Myers installed Schwartz and her executive board.

Recording Secretary:      Marci Carron, Columbus, OH
Treasurer:                       Sandy Goodman, Lansing, MI
Organization VP:             Terri Junker Cincinnati, OH
Executive VP:                  Eileen Thacker Ann Arbor, MI

Region Service Coordinators:
Susie Blair                  Columbus, OH
Judy Donaldson          Morgantown, WV
Sherry Hellman           Akron, OH
Odette Kaplan             Lexington, KY
Merry Lynn Lincove     Columbus, OH
Marilyn Myers             Cleveland, OH
Amy Perlman              Cincinnati, OH
Renee Sandler            Cincinnati, OH
Carole Wilson             Lexington, KY
Martha Young             Ann Arbor, MI
Raye Ziring                 Kalamazoo, MI

As a special treat, the Lexington Trotters sang at the Regional Board Meeting
As a special treat, the Lexington Trotters sang at the Regional Board Meeting, held before the Installation Luncheon.
First Lady of Ohio, Frances Strickland delivered the keynote address
First Lady of Ohio Frances Strickland delivered the keynote address.
Frances Strickland and Susie Blair
Frances Strickland received a certificate from Susie Blair.
Carol Ann Schwartz holds up a Young Judaea towel.
Carol Ann Schwartz, new Central States Region President, holds up a Young Judaea towel.
Michael Schwartz, Carol Ann's husband, spoke at the luncheon.
Michael Schwartz, Carol Ann's husband, led the motzi.
Carol Ann Schwartz and family.
Carol Ann Schwartz and family at the luncheon.
Susan Wilkof, Paula Jarnicki and Marilyn Myers
Susan Wilkof, Immediate Past President of Central States Region, received a gift from Co-Chairs Paula Jarnicki and Marilyn Myers.
Hadassah members in attendance at the Columbus Westin
Hadassah members in attendance at the Columbus Westin.
Regional Board members stand.
Carol Ann's children give a tribute to their mother.
Carol Ann's children give a tribute to their mother.
Carol Ann Schwartz gives a special award to Sam Wilkof, Susan's husband.
Carol Ann Schwartz presented the Outstanding Associate Award to Sam Wilkof, Susan's husband.
Adele Gutterman, Paula Jarnicki and Amy Perlman.
Adele Gutterman, Paula Jarnicki and Amy Perlman.
Renee Sandler, Shirley Gershuny-Korelitz and David Gershuny
Renee Sandler, Shirley Gershuny-Korelitz and David Gershuny, Carol Ann's mother and brother.

Pam Barnett, Lauren Scharf, Frieda Margolies, Judy Zakem, Tobe Snow and Amy Perlman.
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