Miriam Jessica Arden, daughter of Susan Brish and Scott Arden, will celebrate becoming a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 at Temple Emanu-El.
She is the granddaughter of Patricia and Adam Brish of Marquette, Mich., and Eleanor and the late Frederic Arden of Salem, N.H.
She attends Orange Grove Middle School, where she plays trumpet in the band. She also plays classical piano and enjoys repertory and musical theatre, tap and jazz dance and tumbling.
For her mitzvah project, she is selling original “Made by Miriam” handmade crafts to raise money for Autism Speaks.