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Kinneret Council on Aging announces its 2016 '8 over 80' honorees


Some of the members of the committee are (l-r) Phyllis Kamenoff, Mollie Savage, Faye Novick, Carol Feuerman and Leslie Collin.

The Kinneret Council on Aging has announced the honorees for their 2016 '8 over 80' event to be held on Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016.

"We are once again 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 and promote the Jewish tradition of tikkun olam," said Faye Novick, 8 over 80 chairwoman. "We hope the community will join in honoring our 8 over 80 once again with a traditional Jewish holiday meal served in the Kinneret dining room. The honorees for the 2016 event are: Dr. Harry Rein, Irene Lober, Carol Simpson, Robert Geller, Irwin Feldman, Judy Godorov, Edith Schulman and Dr. Marvin Newman.

"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. "These are active, inspiring people who still show a love and commitment to their community and family."

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 5-course meal, served tableside Monday through Friday at 5 p.m. Residents pay $7 a meal and the rest is subsidized by the Kinneret Council on Aging. Kinneret Council on Aging also provides 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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