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JWI Award Winners

Pascack Valley Chapter was named “Model Chapter of the Year” at the JWI Biennial Meeting, June 6, in Washington, D.C. The northern New Jersey chapter has many accomplishments to its credit, including cooking meals for a local shelter, holding a children’s mitzvah project at a local nursing home, meeting its fund-raising allocation for the 20th year and having an excellent bulletin.

Also honored during the meeting was JWI President-Elect Shelley Herman. She received the Lena Orlow Ginsburg Award for Outstanding Volunteer Leadership for spearheading programs to help abused women and children in the New York City area.

The following chapters also received awards:

Model Chapter of the Year
2nd Place—Monticello/Fallsburg (N.Y.) Chapter

Community Action Award
1st Place—Tradition Chapter, Annapolis/Crofton, Md., for “Suitcase Project”
2nd Place—Clearwater (Fla.) Chapter for “Teach-In, A Day of Sharing”

1st Place—Monticello/Fallsburg Chapter
2nd Place—Clearwater Chapter

1st Place—Skokie Valley (Ill.) Chapter
2nd Place—Zahava (Los Angeles) Chapter