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Jewish Family Service of MetroWest presents An Evening of Laughter Honoring Michael Elchoness

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Jewish Family Service of MetroWest will hold its annual Evening of Laughter on Wednesday, June 8th at Temple Beth Ahm Yisrael, 60 Temple Drive in Springfield, New Jersey. The featured performer will be comedian Gary Gulman who was a finalist on the NBC reality-talent show Last Comic Standing and is a regular on late night comedy programs.  The performance will benefit Jewish Family Service of MetroWest’s programs and services. 

The Evening of Laughter this year recognizes the efforts Michael Elchoness a Livingston resident who is currently serving as Treasurer of the JFS of MetroWest board.   Mr. Elchoness is also a board member of the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ and a board member of Rutgers University Hillel.  He is on the advisory board of Team LeGrand, a division of the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation. 

General tickets are $180 per person and include general admission to a 7pm cocktail reception and the 8pm performance. An opportunity to support JFS through a benefactor ticket at $360 per person includes a lavish private cocktail reception from 6:30 pm to 7:45 pm and dessert after the show.  For the first time JFS MetroWest is also offering a Young Professionals ticket at $90 per person.  Please visit our website at www.jfsmetrowest.org, to learn more about JFS MetroWest, purchase tickets or place an ad in the tribute journal.  Please call Anita Millman at 973-765-9050 if you have any questions or need additional information.

Jewish Family Service of MetroWest is a comprehensive social service agency providing mental health counseling and support services on a non-discriminatory basis.  With a presence in the community since 1861, JFS today delivers an expanding number of programs to increasing numbers of people. For children and families, JFS provides individual, couple, child and family counseling, play therapy, support groups, school and synagogue based social work services, family life education and other assistance needed to support healthy families. Rachel Coalition, a division of JFS, provides domestic violence services for all members of the family affected by domestic violence. JFS also offers a wide range of services for older adults and their families including case management services, counseling, caregiver education, volunteer friendly visitors and specialized programs for Holocaust survivors.  For more information, please call (973) 765-9050 or visit www.jfsmetrowest.org.   

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Millburn Recreation Accepting Memberships for Pool, Tennis and Golf

February 19, 2018

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