The Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona and the Jewish Community Foundation held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house at their new home, the Harvey and Deanna Evenchik Center for Jewish Philanthropy, on Sunday, Oct. 15. More than 150 people attended the event.
Holocaust Survivors group enjoys private tour
The Tucson Holocaust Survivors group toured the Harvey and Deanna Evenchik Center for Jewish Philanthropy with Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona President and CEO Stuart Mellan on Tuesday, Oct. 17. The group got an overview of the work of the Federation and the Jewish Community Foundation of Southern Arizona. The survivors group, housed at Jewish Family & Children’s Services, meets weekly to learn from and about a diverse cross section of our general and Jewish Tucson community.
Genetics counselor speaks at Hadassah lunch
Thirty-seven people attended the Hadassah Southern Arizona lunch on Sunday, Oct. 15. Cassandra Garcia, M.S., CGC, a certified genetic counselor at the University of Arizona Cancer Center, presented “Genetics of Breast Cancer, Jewish Ancestry, and Ongoing Research: Important Information for Men and Women.” The event was held at the Country Club of La Cholla, which donated the space and the meal.