SAMANTHA EMILY WEISBAND, daughter of Suzie Penn Weisband and Barry Weisband of Seattle, Wash., will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, June 5 at Temple Emanu-El.
She is the granddaughter of Robert and Lorraine Penn of Tucson, and Ruthe Schwartz of Los Angeles, Calif.
Sami attends Esperero Canyon Middle School. She plays soccer and enjoys reading and outdoor activities. For her mitzvah project, Sami is assembling overnight bags for parents of premature babies in the neonatal intensive care unit at various hospitals.