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8th Annual Jewish Family Service Card Party Returns August 25

Guests can look forward to a delicious lunch, auction items, door prizes and exciting games of Mahjong, Bridge, and Canasta.

Andrea Berk, Renee Kelleher, Lynda Safian, and Fran Jonas participated in last year’s Jewish Family Service Card Party. Attendees spent the afternoon playing Canasta and Mahjong as well as enjoyed a buffet lunch and the chance to win prizes. This year, the Card Party takes place on Thursday, August 25 at Harbor Pines Golf Club. For more information, visit www.jfsatlantic.org. (Photo courtesy of Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties)

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The 8th Annual Jewish Family Service Card Party, honoring and remembering late Community Philanthropist and Host Bonnie Gurwicz, will take place on Thursday, August 25 beginning at 10:30 am at Harbor Pines Golf Club.

Guests can look forward to a delicious lunch, auction items, door prizes, and exciting games of Mahjong, Bridge, and Canasta.

“The Card Party is one of our most popular fundraisers as it provides guests with a chance to spend an enjoyable afternoon together while JFS is able to raise funds to support programs and services for Village members,” said Andrea Steinberg, JFS Chief Executive Officer.


Card Party tickets are $75 per player and The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore members receive a 20% discount.

Participants are encouraged to organize their own table with friends and family.

All others will be randomly assigned to a table.

Players must bring their own cards and/or game set.

To purchase Card Party tickets, visit jfsatlantic.org.

To become a sponsor, contact Beth Joseph at bjoseph@jfsatlantic.org. Sponsor levels range from $150 to $2,500.

Sponsorships include table signage, complimentary players, and additional benefits.

For more information about the Card Party program, contact Susan Kotzen at 609.822.1108 x218 or skotzen@jfsatlantic.org.

Proceeds benefit The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore, a membership program for adults age 50+.

The program provides intergenerational events, transportation, grocery shopping and delivery, Kosher Meals on Wheels, and more.

For information or to join The Lynn Kramer Village by the Shore, contact Tina Serota at 609.287.8872 or tserota@jfsatlantic.org or visit jfsvillagebytheshore.org.

In an effort to continue following safety recommendations, tables will be utilized for lunch and play with a transition changeover.

Distancing and sanitizers will be accommodated.

Harbor Pines does not require masks and all guests are encouraged to adhere to guidelines which make them most comfortable.


About Jewish Family Service
Jewish Family Service of Atlantic & Cape May Counties (JFS) encourages strong families, thriving children, healthy adults, energized seniors and vital communities. With dozens of program areas, JFS specializes in counseling, mental health services, homeless programs, vocational services, adult and older adult services and also hosts an on-site food pantry. The agency impacts 13,000 lives throughout Atlantic and Cape May Counties each year.
JFS’ mission is to motivate and empower people to realize their potential and enhance their quality of life. In keeping with Jewish values and the spirit of tikkun olam (healing the world), JFS provides services with integrity, compassion, respect and professionalism regardless of their religion, race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, age or background.
For more information or to keep up-to-date with events and programs, visit JFS at jfsatlantic.org or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.