B’nai Mitzvah

Ryan Ballis

bnai BallisRyan Ballis, son of Tami and Mark Ballis, will celebrate becoming a Bar Mitzvah on Aug. 24, at Temple Emanu-El.
He is the grandson of Hal and Sheila Rimer of Palm Desert, Calif., and great-grandson of Ruth Channon of Tarzana, Calif.
Ryan attends Esperero Canyon Middle School, where he is on the football and basketball teams. For his mitzvah project, he started Operation: Kidz 4 Vets, to involve kids in the community and show thanks to the veterans of the United States Armed Forces. He has held canned food drives and sold patriotic wristbands.