Tag: JCC

Meet Amanda Levine – Teacher, mom and so much more

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Teacher, mom, member of the Jewish Women’s Giving Foundation and participant in The Associated’s Masters program.

Filling the World with Love and Respect: Why Ellyn Samuelson Volunteers

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April 23-27 is National Volunteer Week, and we have a host of volunteers to celebrate! Meet Ellyn, a volunteer with CHANA who grew up volunteering and wants to ensure all people are treated with love and respect.

How Aaron Martin Gives Back with Jewish Volunteer Connection

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April 23-27 is National Volunteer Week, and we have a host of volunteers to celebrate!

Meet Zhanna A. Maydanich, Esquire

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An attorney with a private practice in Owings Mills, Zhanna Maydanich specializes on providing in-house counsel services to small and family-owned businesses. With her own lifelong personal and professional experiences, she truly understands the impact and pressure that a small and family-owned business has upon the families of its owners and its employees.

Strictly Business: Adjusting to the Changing Work Climate

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For the third year in a row, business leaders from across Maryland will join together at Strictly Business, a networking and awards breakfast that has become the community’s “can’t miss” event for employers.

Maryland Advocacy Day: Students Take Action in Annapolis

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Hello, my name is Zach Pearlstone and I am a part of STAC which stands for Students Taking Action for Change. Leading up to this year’s Advocacy Day in Annapolis, our group attended monthly sessions at the Owing Mills JCC where we practiced public speaking and other advocating techniques.

Good Deeds Day Inspires Local Baltimore Families to Volunteer

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The arrival of spring is quickly approaching, which brings lots of excitement to the Baltimore community for many different reasons… the end to the cold weather, pretty scenery, opening day at Camden Yards, lacrosse season and, for me, Good Deeds Day.Good Deeds Day is an international day of service that unites people from 93 countries who perform good deeds for the benefit of others and the planet.

Building Rockets, Solar Ovens and Robots

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J Camps offer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) options. Imagine! You are lost in the woods with little on you and the only way to survive is to use your knowledge of circuitry to invent your own tools. Like a compass, an LED lantern or even a solar oven to cook your food.

Women Take Charge: Meet Sarah David

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Attorney and new mother Sarah David was never one to get down on the floor with a group of kids and start teaching games. However, that is where she found herself when she visited the Kids Safe Zone in Baltimore City with The Associated’s Young Leadership Council (YLC). That visit caused her to realize the enormous potential of young children and the difference she could make in their lives.

Karen Singer’s “ah-ha” Moment Came Unexpectedly

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Karen Singer never anticipated that her “aha” moment– the instant that she realized what she wanted to tackle during her next phase in life – would come to her in a flash the day she found herself dressed head to toe in pink, rolling around the floor with a group of young girls.

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