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2014 '8 over 80' honorees announced


The Kinneret Council on Aging has announced the honorees for their 2014 “8 over 80” event to be held on Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. “We were thrilled with the support we have had from the community and were truly inspired by the number of outstanding individuals over the age of 80, who continue to contribute to our community,” said Faye Novick, 8 over 80 chairwoman. The honorees for the 2014 event are: Barbara Weinreich, Robert Petree, Bill Kahn, Don Kaplan, Helen Tishman, Rose Savage, Ruth Goldhar, and Gordon Kotzin.

“It is truly a privilege to get to recognize these amazing and dynamic individuals,” said Leslie Collin, executive administrator for the Kinneret Council on Aging. “Their individual stories of commitment to their community and family is inspiring!”

The 8 over 80 honorary dinner will be held in the Delaney Dining Room at Kinneret apartments and will benefit the Kinneret Council on Aging (KCOA). The Kinneret Council on Aging provides programs for residents that are not included in the resident’s monthly rent. These programs include: A hot meal program where residents receive a nutritious five-course meal, served tableside Monday – Friday at 5 p.m. Residents pay $5 a meal and the rest is subsidized by KCOA; The Congregate Housing Services program provides transitional care to residents after an illness or injury that enables them to stay in their home as they regain their independence.; Jewish programming including weekly Shabbat services, High Holiday and Passover meals; Community outreach and volunteer programs that bring educational and cultural programming to our residents.

For ticket and sponsorship information, contact Leslie Collin at 407-425-4537. The Kinneret Apartments are the Jewish community’s twin residence towers for low-income senior citizens located in downtown Orlando.


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