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Kinneret presents 8 over 80 dinner


Tickets are now available and plans are well underway for “An Evening at the Oscars,” the Kinneret Council on Aging’s 8 over 80 Honorary Dinner that will be held on Sunday, Feb. 23. This year’s honorees are Ruth Billie Goldhar, Bill Kahn, Don Kaplan, Gordon Kotzin, Robert Petree, Rose Savage, Helen Tishman and Barbara Weinreich.

The event will start at 5 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres and cocktails served in the Jessie Render Social Hall. At 5:45p.m., guests will move into the Delaney Dining Room where a gourmet sit-down dinner will be served. The Kosher dinner choices include Chicken Florentine Roulade, Asian Glazed Salmon or Vegetarian Baked Polenta with roasted seasonal vegetables. The on-site staff of Brown’s New York Deli will be catering the dinner. The highlight of the evening will be the introduction of the honorees and viewing of a commemorative video of the 8 over 80 honorees, produced by David Basher of A Magic Moment.

There are several ways for the community to support KCOA and celebrate this year’s 8 over 80 honorees. For information about tickets, please contact Leslie Collin at 407-425-4537 or by email at lcollin@bellsouth.net. Seating will be limited.

In addition, congratulatory ads and messages can be placed in the 8 over 80 Tribute Ad book. Ads must be received by Feb. 15. Contact Leslie for information on the Tribute book or check the website at http://www.kinneretapartments.com.

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 the Kinneret Council on Aging.

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 includes weekly Shabbat services, High Holiday and Passover meals, community outreach, and volunteer programs that bring educational and cultural programming to the residents.

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


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