ENews July 2017

Our FVJN Healthy Food Booth at Swedish Days was a Hit!

Thanks to our many volunteers, listed below, as well as to a week of some of the best weather we’ve had in years, our booth raised more than we have since 2012!

Very special Thank You to the following businesses for their donations:
Meijer in St. Charles
Target in St. Charles
Trader Joe’s in Batavia
The Little Traveler in Geneva
Thank you all!
Coming Up:
7/5 – Lazarus House Dinner
7/12 – FVJN Board Meeting
7/22 – FVJN @ NIFB
7/30 – Playgroup

8/2 – Lazarus House Dinner
8/8 – Book Group
8/9 – Board Meeting
8/11 – Shabbat Family Service @ Peck
8/27 – Playgroup
See details below! Helpful links included.

2017 FVJN Swedish Days Booth Volunteers
We couldn’t have done it without you!
Mike Yackley, FVJN Swedish Days Booth Chair
Dave Larson, FVJN Swedish Days Booth Chair
Jill Larson           Alysa Hwalisz
Keith Larson           Helen Grosman
Lilian Tazer           Ruth Silverman
Joanne Spitz           Evan Bennett
Felice Jones           Zoe Steele
Mark Shumow           Jay Schwab
Lee Shumow           Alexa Schwab
Natalie Stratton           Dan Simon
Rachel & Matthew Stratton           Susan Jensen
Amanda Littauer           Jeanette Grosman
Laura Steele           Chris Pacanowski
Julian Miller           Colin Delarme

Lazarus House Mitzvah Dinner
First Wednesday of Each Month
Coming Up: 7/5 & 8/2
More Volunteers Needed!
Click http://www.fvjn.org/lazarus-house/ to sign up!

FVJN invites you to help provide monthly dinners for guests of Lazarus House in Geneva. Questions? Please contact Lisa Foydel at lisafoydel@hotmail.com.

Come Volunteer at NIFB with FVJN!
Saturday, July 22, 9 am – noon
NIFB: 273 Dearborn Court, Geneva
Come help us help NIFB help our community members in need!
Adults and children, ages 8 and older, are welcome. Close-toed shoes are required.
Sign-up is a MUST! Please RSVP before July 17.

Please contact Alysa to sign up and if you have any questions: ahwalisz@comcast.net*If we don’t get enough responses, this event will be canceled.

Sunday, July 30, 10 – 11:30 am at FVJN
For children age 3 and under. Parents must stay with children.
Come play with us and make new friends! Everyone’s welcome!
Please RSVP to Rachel: rachely@fvjn.org

Book Group
Tuesday, August 8, 7 pm @ FVJN
Book: The Natural, by Bernard Malamud
All are welcome! Questions? Contact MikeY@fvjn.org (mailto:MikeY@fvjn.org)
No RSVP required.

Shabbat Family Service!
Friday, Aug. 11, 6:15 pm
at Peck Farm Orientation Barn, 4038 Kaneville Rd, Geneva
Please join us for a fun Shabbat family service!
Challah and juice/wine will be provided. Feel free to bring an oneg treat to share.
RSVP Required in order to hold this event!
Please RSVP before August 7th to Rachel: rachely@fvjn.org

Registration Open! Fox Valley Jewish School (FVJS)
Register now for the 2017 – 2018 school year!
Classes offered from PreK (age 3) through 8th grade.
Registration forms and more information available at
FVJS is held at FVJN, twice a month, Sept. – May.
We look forward to helping your children learn and grow in a fun, Jewish environment!

Donations to FVJN

•Greg Cibura purchased a bronze leaf for our Giving Tree,
in Honor of Mark Blumenthal and Family.

•Mike Simon, Nancy Sohn and family made an FVJN donation
in memory of Jill Larson’s father, Richard Holtzman.

Hakarat Ha’tov.

Support FVJN!
Fox Valley Jewish Neighbors does not charge membership dues, and most of our events are open to all with no fee. Your generosity and support is what keeps us going and growing!
Please visit https://www.fvjn.org/donate/
or send your donation to:
FVJN • PO Box 346 • Geneva, IL 60134.

Out in the Community
• Prairie Jewish Youth •
Check out exciting events for students in 5th – 12th grade!
RSVP Required for ALL EVENTS:
Coming up: Shabbat Chicago – July 22,  PJY Mini Golf – Aug. 20

•Join PJ Library and JUF’s TOV Volunteer network
as we make a difference in our community this summer.
Sunday, July 16, 10 – 11:3- am @ Pushing the Envelope Farm in Geneva.
Hands on environmental activities. $10 per family.
Sign up at: http://www.juf.org/youngfamilies/PJ-Gives-Back.aspx