June 22nd, 2016 by jfghadmin
Thank you for joining us to honor Vivian’s 30 plus years of remarkable leadership to JFGH. The celebration attended by over 600 JFGH residents, colleagues, friends, family, community and government leaders is a testament to Vivian’s extraordinary impact on the greater community. Highlights included the announcement of the soon to be opened, Vivian and Raymond Bass Home as well as the Reiner Family Home. Check out the wonderful photos here!
June 9th, 2016 by jfghadmin
We recently celebrated the Sally and Robert Goldberg MOST Program 2015-2016 transitioners and their wonderful accomplishments. The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington and ARC of Northern Virginia were recognized as MOST Program Partners of the Year for Maryland and Virginia, respectively.
We are so proud of our MOST participants and congratulate them on their achievements!
Maryland: Andrew, Caroline, Griffin, Jackson, Jason, Jeffrey, Joshua, Justin, KC, Laura, Michael, Tory
Virginia: Brian, David, Debbie, Gordon, Matthew G., Matthew T., Miranda
May 24th, 2016 by jfghadmin
Strides to Thrive benefit walk will now be held on Sunday, August 21, 2016!
If you have friends and family who would like to attend, they can still register at www.stridestothrive.com. We’ll also have walk-up registration the day of the event. If you have already registered, we’re excited to see you!
The walk will take place at the Washingtonian Center/RIO from 8 – 10 a.m. Washingtonian Center is located off I-270 in Gaithersburg. Parking is free and available throughout the Washingtonian Center and Rio. The closest lot to the walk is next to Rio Grande.
Check in at our registration area located at the Plaza in front of Joe’s Crab Shack beginning at 8 a.m. The event will officially kick off at 8:30 a.m., where you and your group can take part in the at-your-own-pace walk around the lake. Following the walk, we’ll have music from Electric Entertainment, as well as food and drinks provided by Starbucks, Honest Tea and KIND Snacks. We’ll also have a T-shirt for the first 200 registered walkers.
Please contact JFGH Events Coordinator, Shaunna Pickett at 240.283.6053 or SPickett@jfgh.org for more information.
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