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JCA to honor its volunteers at Annual Meeting

JCA’s 45th Annual Meeting & Awards Ceremony will convene on Monday, October 15 in the Ring House Social Hall on the Terrace Level of 1801 East Jefferson Street in Rockville, Md. (near the Bender JCC). An hors d’oeuvres and dessert reception to honor the JCA volunteer corps will start at 6:00 p.m., and the meeting itself will

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Jewish Council for the Aging Receives $706,000 Grant 

Jewish Council for the Aging of Greater Washington Receives $706,000 Grant The Jewish Council for the Aging of Greater Washington (JCA) received a $706,373 grant from Senior Service America. Inc. (SSAI) to assist workers age 55 and above return to the job market. About 90 percent of the grant will be used to provide paid training for at least 83 low-income older adults who

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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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