Jewish Council for the Aging, Rockville, Maryland
JCA helps older adults in the Greater Washington, D.C. region maintain independence, dignity, vitality and self-respect.
JCA to honor Academy Award Winner Louis Gossett Jr.
The Jewish Council for the Aging (JCA) is thrilled to announce that Louis Gossett Jr., Academy, Emmy and Golden Globe award winner best known for his performances in Roots and An Officer and a Gentleman, will receive our Productive Aging Award at the 26th Annual Sylvia Blajwas Productive Aging Dinner on June 2nd.
The Samuel and Grace Gorlitz Foundation will receive JCA’s Humanitarian Award.
Cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction will begin at 5:30 p.m. followed be dinner at 6:30 p.m. The event will be held at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, 5701 Marinelli Road, North Bethesda.
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Dinner chairs are Rabbi Luxemburg and Barbara Etkind. Honorary chairs are Esthy and James Adler, Arlene and Robert P. Kogod, The Honorable Sidney Kramer, Bobbe and Herb Mintz, Lauren Kay Polin and Ricky Polin and Irma Porestsky.
We look forward to sharing this exciting evening with you.
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Louis Gossett Jr. earns another award!May 3, 2019
Louis Gossett Jr. won the Oscar for best supporting actor. Now, the Jewish Council for the Aging is excited to honor him with the 26th Annual Sylvia Blajwas Productive Aging Award Dinner. Please join us June 2 at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center for what promises to be an exciting evening. There
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