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KC’s annual art show is Jan. 27

Please join us Sunday, Jan. 27 from 2 to 4 p.m. for the Gorlitz Kensington Club’s 6th Annual Art Show, presented in collaboration with the JCA Heyman Interages Center and Arts for the Aging. There will be a music presentation by Arts for the Aging, lots of artwork by KC members and light refreshments. There

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JCA’s third Kensington Club up and running

And then there were three!  The Jewish Council for the Aging(R) Gorlitz Kensington Clubs has a new location. In collaboration with Montgomery County Recreation, JCA will now serve the needs of adults with early stage of diagnosed memory loss as well as provide care partner respite at the Margaret Schweinhaut Senior Center in Silver Spring.

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NBC 4’s Barbara Harrison is the MoCo keynote speaker

Barbara Harrison, a treasured Washington journalist for more than 35 years, is the keynote speaker at JCA’s Monday, April 15th 50+ Employment Expo at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. Harrison is best known for Wednesday’s Child and her interesting interviews. If you are looking for work, don’t miss JCA’s 50+ Employment Expo.

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MoCo Council honors Interages’ REAL program

Montgomery County Council honored  JCA Interages REAL program on its second anniversary on July 24th. Staff and volunteers from Interages  and partner agencies MoCo DHHS and Montgomery County Public Libraries won praise for their great work. Reading and Educating to Advance Lives (REAL) connects volunteers with children and their parents through literacy and health activities in Department

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It’s grand slam time

Join JCA and the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington on Aug. 19 at Jewish Community Day at Nationals Park when the Nats take on the Miami Marlins. Activities begin at 11:30 a.m. for information and tickets, go to shalomdc.org/grandslam.

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Interages director spoke at roundtable

Leah Bradley, senior director of JCA’s Heyman’s Interages Center, was a panelist at ASA Washington, D.C. Roundtable on Intergenerational Programming: Connecting the Generations. Also speaking was Donna Butts, executive director of Generations  United. The program was held June 26.

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JCA’s REAL program wins national award

Heyman Interages Center’s Reading and Educating to Advance Lives (REAL) program, which is a collaborative program with DHHS and MCPL, won a 2018 National Association of Counties achievement award. This is the second year in a row that a JCA Interages program has received this award. Tech Connect won last year. REAL connects volunteers with

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JCA senior writer earns several editorial awards

Suzanne Pollak, JCA’s Senior Writer/Editor, who also is a reporter at the Montgomery Sentinel, earned several awards this month at the Maryland, Delaware, District of Columbia’s Press Association Editorial Contest. She took first place in sports reporting for her article, “Concussion fears reduce number of students turning out to play football.” She earned second place in

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