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Saturday, April 5, 2014
Cancer Dancer Gala 2014

Join the Esophageal Cancer Action Network (ECAN) for an evening filled with all the glitz of Tinseltown. Special guest will be Bogie & Bacall’s son, Stephen Bogart, who has taped public service announcements and a film trailer to encourage early detection and raise awareness about the link between heartburn and cancer.

As a nod to Bogie and old Hollywood, this black-tie optional fundraiser is design to feature “all the stuff that dreams are made of.” The celebration kicks off with flashbulbs popping along the red carpet and continues with cocktails, a seated dinner, dancing, auctions and swag bags.

Emcee will be Scott Garceau, host of “The Scott Garceau Show” on Baltimore’s 105.7 The Fan. Event co-chairs are Mark and Karen Schwartzman, owners of Glen Burnie Transmissions. Mark is an ECAN board member who, like Stephen Bogart, lost his father to Esophageal Cancer.

Event proceeds will help ECAN save lives by increasing awareness about the link between heartburn and cancer, promoting early detection and supporting medical innovation to prevent, detect and treat Esophageal Cancer − one of the nation’s fastest growing cancer diagnoses.

A national non-profit organization, based in Baltimore, ECAN is led by a board of directors of top physicians, business leaders and families that have been touched by Esophageal Cancer. Mindy Mintz Mordecai founded ECAN in 2009 after losing her husband and the father of her two young daughters to the disease. Angry and frustrated because she believes that her husband and thousands more like him might never have died had they been aware of the link between heartburn and cancer, Mordecai is determined to prevent others from suffering the pain Esophageal Cancer has caused her family.

Tickets are $175/person. Corporate sponsorship packages are also available. For tickets, sponsorships or more information, call 410-358-3226 or visit www.cancerdancer.org.

Saturday, April 5, 2014
It’s Complicated: Stories about the Joys and Oys of Contemporary Jewish Life

Bolton Street Synagogue Joins Forces with The Stoop Storytelling Series For a One-of-a-Kind Evening of Jewish-themed Stories

Who:Bolton Street Synagogue and The Stoop Storytelling Series, with seven storytellers including: WBAL anchor Debra Weiner; author and UB Professor Marion Winik; president of Abel Communications Greg Abel; Nationally recognized litigation lawyer Steven Snyder; senior rabbi of Temple Oheb Shalom Rabbi Steven Fink; freelance sports writer Ira Gewanter; philanthropist and former therapist Lois Feinblatt.

What: Bolton Street Synagogue joins forces with The Stoop Storytelling Series to present “It’s Complicated: Stories about the Joys and Oys of Contemporary Jewish Life.” Seven speakers will tell five-minute stories everything from a Jewish exorcism to a blind date with one of the most infamous figures of the 20th century. The proceeds from the event, which also features a silent auction, Ravens’ ticket raffle, food, drink, and live music, will benefit Bolton Street Synagogue’s educational programs.

When: Saturday, April 5, 2014

7:00 pm Cocktail and hors d’oeuvres

8:30 pm “It’s Complicated” Storytelling Show

9:30 pm Dessert

Where: Bolton Street Synagogue

212 W. Cold Spring Lane

Baltimore, MD 21210

For more information, contact:

Brigid Truitt

(443) 869-2197 x146


Saturday, April 5, 2014
Jewish Composers Featured on All American Program

The New York Chamber Soloists perform Five original American Classics-“APPALACHIAN Spring”

To be followed by a “red-Carpet” Fundraiser, “The Great American Songbook”

 The 13-member virtuoso ensemble of strings, winds, piano, and harpsichord will perform an all-American program, highlighted by Aaron Copland’s “Appalachian Spring”.      

For Concert Tickets: Adult $32; Senior $30; Student $12

PHONE: 410.997.2324

ONLINE: www.candlelightconcerts.org

PROGRAM:    Berger: Quartet in C for flute, oboe, clarinet, and bassoon
Powell: Eight Miniatures for baroque ensemble:  Cello, Flute, Oboe, Viola, Violin, and Harpsichord
Piston: Divertimento for nine instruments: flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, two violins, viola, cello and double bass.
Carter: Sonata for flute, oboe, cello, and harpsichord
Copland: Appalachian Spring for flute, clarinet, bassoon, piano, and nine strings

Sunday, April 6, 2014
Pre-Pesach Car Clean Out

Troop 1299 will be vacuuming out cars on April 6, 2014.  The funds raised from this activity will go into the Troop Activity Fund.  Reservations may be made on our troop web page, www.troop1299.com.   This is a fundraiser for Troop 1299.  The event will be held at Ner Tamid Greenspring Valley Congregation.

Sunday, April 6, 2014
Chai Hoops 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament

The Jewish Federation of Howard County is sponsoring a 3-on-3 basketball tournament on Sunday, April 6 at 10a.m. Entry fee is $180/team (5 players) and includes an event t-shirt. Open to adult players 21+; Space is limited to the first 20 teams. Bring the whole family for concessions and fun! Refreshments will be available for purchase.

Register now at www.JewishHowardCounty.org/basketball

For information or to become a sponsor, contact Meghann Schwartz at mschwartz@JewishHowardCounty.org or 410-730-4976, ext. 106.

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