From the Hal Sacks Jewish News Archives

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April 21, 2006
Community members planned to travel by bus from the Reba and Sam Sandler Family Campus to Washington, DC to participate in the March for Darfur.

April 12, 1996
Bernard Jaffe was to be honored at a “Roast and Toast” benefit dinner. Sponsored by the Jewish Community Center of Tidewater, the event was to benefit the JCCT’s children and family scholarships.

April 25, 1986
Sayde Winthrop, the “youngest” active member of the Golden Age Club turned 97. A celebration was held in her honor at the Senior Lunch program. When asked what she attributed her long life to, she said, “The Golden Age Club! It gives my life purpose. I look forward to good friends, a good lunch, and a good game of poker!”

April 2, 1976
B’nai B’rith Youth Organization planned to hold their annual Virginia Council Spring Convention at the Tidewater Jewish Community Center with the theme, “Spirit of ’76.” Convention coordinators were Ellen Rostov and Mike Myers.

April 1, 1966
Before a crowd of 550, Miss Nancy Nusbaum of Iota Gamma Phi, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. Joseph Nusbaum, was crowned Queen of the annual Purim Coronation Ball. Terry Bigio, 1965 Queen, crowned the new queen.

April 1, 1956
The JCC Day Camp program was off to a flying start with the mailing of brochures. Fees for Center members were $75 for the entire six-week season.

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