Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Cincinnati Chapter of Hadassah held its Leading Gifts Pre-Donor Brunch on November 2nd at the home of Edie Rau.  The attendees enjoyed a deluxe buffet that included egg and tuna sandwiches, bagels and smoked salmon, kugel, vegetables. fruit, and pumpkin cake and other sweets.  After the meal, everyone settled into the living room and watched three short Hadassah videos.  Then, special guest speaker Judith Saxe from Lexington, Kentucky, gave an update on the Sarah Wetsman Davidson Tower in Jerusalem, which will be dedicated on Hadassah’s 100th anniversary in 2012. Donor Chair Ghita Sarembock encouraged the attendees to fill out their pledge cards to Donor Campaign, which will conclude with Donor Luncheon on Thursday, March 22. 2012, at the Kenwood Country Club.

Photography by Gayna Bassin.
 Jenny Broh with Edie Rau, hostess.
Jenny Broh with Edie Rau, hostess for the brunch.
 Teri Junker, new Central States Region President, Paula Jarnicki, and Bonnie Ullner.
Teri Junker, Central States Region President, with Paula Jarnicki, and
Bonnie Ullner.
 Bobbi Handwerger and Sharon Casper, Cincinnati Chapter Co-Presidents, with Judy Saxe, guest speaker, and Ghita Sarembok, Donor Chair.
Bobbi Handwerger and Sharon Casper, Cincinnati Chapter Co-Presidents,
with Judy Saxe, guest speaker, and Ghita Sarembok, Donor Chair.
 Nora Kirsch, Amy Perlman, Ghita Sarembok and Carol Ann Schwartz.
Nora Kirsh, Amy Perlman, Ghita Sarembok and Carol Ann Schwartz.
 Edie Rau, Jenny Broh, Shirley Gershuny-Korelitz and Gayna Bassin.
Edie Rau, Jenny Broh, Shirley Gershuny-Korelitz and Gayna Bassin.
 The dessert counter was decorated with Hadassah candies and lollipops.
The dessert counter was decorated with Hadassah candies and lollipops
in honor of Hadassah's 100th Anniversary next year.
 Ghita Sarembok and Judy Saxe spoke in the living room.
Ghita Sarembok and Judy Saxe spoke in the living room.
 We watched three short videos from a Hadassah DVD.
We watched three short videos from a Hadassah DVD.
 Everyone listened intently.
Judy Saxe spoke about the new Sarah Wetsman Davidson Tower
that will open next year at Hadassah Hospital in Ein Kerem.
 The audience.
The audience listened intently.
 Ghita presented Judy with a beautiful Hadassah certificate.
Ghita thanked Judy and presented her with a beautiful Hadassah certificate.
 Ghita thanked Edie Rau for being such a generous hostess.
Ghita thanked Edie Rau for generously hosting the event.
 Sonia Leopold, her daughter Karen Silverman and Lauren Scharf.
Sonia Leopold, her daughter Karen Silverman and Lauren Scharf.
 Tobe Snow fills out her Donor pledge card.
Tobe Snow fills out her Donor pledge card after the program.
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