Archive for January, 2016

Come hear the stories and see the faces of the agency.

Posted by
Leora Kimmel Greene
on
January 27th, 2016
image description

Betsy and Steve Rosen here.  We are delighted to be co-chairing the JBBBS Gala, with Judy and Mark Shankman, on Saturday, March 5 .  It’s going to be a fun-filled celebration, which showcases the agency’s impact serving children and adults with disabilities.  We’re transforming the House of Blues with a completely new look that’ll make the

Board member and Gala co-chair Judy Shankman: My three resolutions.

Posted by
Leora Kimmel Greene
on
January 25th, 2016
image description

  When my children went off to college, I made three resolutions:  I was going to get a paying job, I was going to stop going to board meetings, and I was going to become a Jewish Big Sister.  I accomplished only two out of three. Having served on many boards in our community, I

JBBBS names board chairs, Kadis and Franklin.

Posted by
jbbbs
on
January 12th, 2016

Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters has named Jack Kadis to Chair, and David Franklin to Co-Chair, its Board of Directors. Jack, President of Brighton-based Kadis and Company, Ltd., specialized in private equity investments and financial advisory services for mergers and acquisitions. He is a graduate of Northwestern University and Stanford Business School. He is currently matched

With thanks this National Mentoring Month.

Posted by
jbbbs
on
January 12th, 2016

    Our volunteer Big Brothers, Big Sisters and Friends are so important to us. Last year in our programs, we served a collective 500+ local children and adults through the gifts of your time and talent. The myriad ways you made a personal difference is apparent in a Little Sister’s newfound confidence to navigate relationships with peers and parents, in

Pick up a glass of bubbly, and let’s make a toast!

Posted by
Leora Kimmel Greene
on
January 8th, 2016
image description

My name is Lisa Kessel Freedman, and I am proud to say that I have been a member of the JBBBS family for almost five years! (How time flies!) My first exposure to the agency was on a beautiful August day at Yom Sport (one of my favorite events) and, right away, I knew this