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JCC MetroWest Invites the Community to Participate in JCC MetroWest October "Mitzvah Moments"

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JCC MetroWest Invites the Community To Participate in
JCC MetroWest October “Mitzvah Moments”

“Just Cure Cancer”

Zumbathon, Swim Across America, Pink Day at the J, Project H.O.P. E. Lectures

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JCC MetroWest invites the community to participate in JCC MetroWest October “Mitzvah Moments” themed “Just Cure Cancer” at the Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC, 760 Northfield Avenue, West Orange:
Just Cure Cancer (JCC) Zumbathon: Sunday, October 13, 9:00am-11:00am
The Second Annual JCC Zumbathon is being held in support of the Saint Barnabas Cancer Program. Join your favorite Zumba instructors for non-stop Zumba in the Margulis Gymnasium!  $18 minimum donation to participate—receive a Zumbathon t-shirt. To register or for more information, contact the JCC MetroWest membership department: 973-530-3443.
Project H.O.P.E (Helping Our Patients Excel) Lectures:
Tuesday, October 15  6:30pm-8:00pm
Come learn about The Benefits of Exercise for Cancer Survivors. Contact: 973-322-2668
Tuesday, October 29, 6:30pm-8:00pm
Come learn about Defining Yourself After Cancer Treatment.  Contact: 973-322-2668
Swim Across America: Sunday, October 20, 2:00pm-5:00pm
“Make Waves to Fight Cancer!” Join us at the JCC Aquatics Center to help further cancer research, prevention, and treatment. Events and activities for all ages. Register to swim, volunteer, or donate. Contact: Kathy Torre, 973-530-3522 (ktorre@jccmetrowest.org).
Pink Day at the J: Wednesday, October 16
Wear Pink and donate $5 or more for breast cancer research and receive a special gift.  Pick your favorite PINK Cardio class and make a $10 donation towards breast cancer research.  Contact: Shannon Koenig, 973-530-3514 (skoenig@jccmetrowest.org).

Fitness and Wellness: Thursday, October 17, 11:00am-Noon
Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery Options with speaker Jeremiah Redstone, MD, Plastic Surgeon
Contact: Heidi Schnapp, 973-322-5620 (hschnapp@barnabashealth.org)
Pilates for Pink
Pick your favorite Pilates classes and donate $10 towards breast cancer research. Contact: Shannon Koenig, 973-530-3514 (skoenig@jccmetrowest.org).

 

 

 

 

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