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WOMEN'S PHILANTHROPY2017 SPRING EVENTFeaturing a Talk & Jewelry Trunk Show with Daniel Sahalo Marketing and Sales Manager for Megemeria jewelry collection, a project of YvelAlso, come honor, Essie Garfinkel, winner of the Natalie Novick Woman of Philanthropy Award!
Wednesday, April 5, 20176:30 pmRodef Shalom Congregation4905 5th Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Couvert: $18Enjoy a dessert and wine reception and trunk show featuring pieces from Megemeria’s latest collection.Dietary laws observed5% of proceeds of all purchases will be donated to the Jewish Federation
means genesis in Amharic, the traditional language of Ethiopia. The Megemeria School of Jewelry & Art, founded by Isaac and Orna Levy of Yvel Jewelry in 2010, provides its students-Ethiopian immigrant to Israel-with a bright, new beginning in life.
The Megemeria School of Jewelry and Art offers professional training and advancement, as well as employment opportunities for Ethiopian new immigrants to Israel, thereby facilitating their social and professional integration into Israeli society. Each year, 21 Ethiopian students are selected to receive professional training in the art of jewelry design, setting and manufacture, enrichment classes in Hebrew and math, a monthly stipend and employment opportunities after completing the one-year course. The contemporary Megemeria collection, inspired by the immigrants’ personal and collective journey to Israel, features pendants, earrings, bracelets and rings made of 24K gold plated brass, priced from $40 to $400. Daniel Sahalo, is the marketing and sales manager of the Megemeria jewelry collection. Daniel will share with us his own story of making Aliyah from Ethiopia in 1984 and the important role the Megemeria plays in helping Ethiopian immigrants in Israel.
HELP US CREATE MOTHER’S DAY GIFTS FOR THE SQUIRREL HILL COMMUNITY FOOD PANTRYPLEASE BRING A FULL-SIZED, UNOPENED PACKAGE OF ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS TO THE SPRING EVENT:SHAMPOO • CONDITIONER • SOAP • BODY WASH • MOISTURIZER • LOTION MASKIT COAT RAFFLE: By purchasing a piece from the Megemeria jewelry collection at the event you will be entered into a raffle to win a gorgeous coat from the fashion house Maskit, who led the trunk show at last year's event. Raffle tickets can also be purchased: $5 for 1 and $20 for 5 tickets.
CHAIRSStacy Browdie CohenRachel FirestoneMarsha MarcusJulie Silverman
HOST COMMITTEEBeverly A. Block • Debra L. Caplan • Estelle F. Comay • Kathy DiBiase • Sharon Dilworth • Sarita Eisner • Debby Firestone • Karen Gal-Or • Lauren Goldblum • Robin Gordon • Deborah S. Graver • Susan Gromis Kaplan • Elly Heller-Toig • Rhonda A. Horvitz • Adrienne Indianer • Wendy S. Kaplan • Elaine Krasik • Michele Levine • Donielle Morgenstern • Batia Rascoe • Stacey Reibach • Jane M. Rollman • Linda F. Safyan • Stacey Seewald • Barbara Siegel • Fraydi Silverman • Sheryl Silverman • Marcie Solomon • Helena Spatz • Hilary Spatz • Lisa Steindel • Jamie Stern • Hilary Tyson Porter • Deborah Winn-Horvitz • Erica Zimmerman
A Special Thanks to Henne Jewelers
Sponsored bybig Burrito Restaurant GroupEyetiqueMarcus and Shapira LLPRobbin SteifSouth Hills Jewish Pittsburgh
The full inclusion of people of all abilities is a core value of the Pittsburgh Jewish Community. If you have a disability or need an accommodation, please contact Mia Alcorn.
Any questions or to RSVP, contact Mia Alcorn at firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-992-5222.
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The Women's Philanthropy Spring Event is the annual WP thank-you event for women donors giving $1,000+ to the Annual Campaign, or $365 for young adults (ages 22-45). The event has traditionally been held in the spring and includes speaker and dessert reception. In 2014 and 2015, WP partnered with the JFilm Festival where the attendees enjoyed a film and speaker presentation; this garnered unprecedented success with sell-out attendance of 160+ women in 2015. In 2016, WP brought in Israeli Fashion House, Maskit to Pittsburgh. This was another great success with over 120+ women in attendance.
This year promises to be even bigger!
For more information, please contact Rachel Lipkin, Director of Women's Philanthropy, at 412.992.5227 or email@example.com.