FVJN Latest Summer Happenings
Mark Your Calendars!
6/5 — FVJN-to-Lazarus Mitzvah Dinner
6/7 — Shabbat Evening w/Potluck (At Peck Farm)
6/8 — FVJN Volunteers at NIFB
6/11 — Book Club (One More River by Mary Glickman)
6/18 – 6/23 — Swedish Days – FVJN’s Booth!
6/30 — Board Meeting
Shabbat Evening & Potluck
Friday, June 7, 6:30 p.m.
Peck Farm Park’s Orientation Barn
RSVP to: RachelY@fvjn.org with what you will bring:
If your last name begins with:
A – G: Desserts
H – N: Beverages (apple and/or white grape juice), and set-up/clean-up
(*Please come 15 minutes early and stay 15 minutes after.)
O – T: Main dishes (non-meat)
U – Z: Salads or side dishes
*Please provide your own serving utensils. Paper products will be provided.
(Peck Farm Park is located on the south side of Kaneville Rd. in Geneva,
just west of Peck Road (across the street from Persinger Rec Center.)
RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org with what you will bring, so we can plan accordingly.
Please RSVP asap!
FVJN- to-Lazarus House Mitzvah Dinners
First Wednesday of Each Month
Volunteers prepare either a main dish, a salad or two sides (including vegetables), or a dessert. These meals currently feed 60 to 75 men, women and children at Lazarus House.
Please contact coordinator Lisa Garcia to sign up to volunteer: email@example.com.
*Volunteers are needed for June 5, July 3, Aug. 7
FVJN Volunteers at NIFB! (Northern Illinois Food Bank)
Saturday, June 8, 9 to 11 a.m.
Please RSVP to: Rachely@fvjn.org
FVJN families and individuals: Come lend a hand
If you wish to participate, please let Rachel know, ASAP. For this session, volunteers can be as young as 8 years of age. If you’ve done this with us before, you know how fun it is, and it’s a terrific way to help our greater community!
Swedish Days in Geneva June 18 thru 23, 2013
FVJN’s Swedish Days Booth Needs You!
June 18 – 23
Corner Third and Campbell Streets
Come out and support FVJN & FVJS during Swedish Days 2013. We need You!
Swedish Days is FVJN’s largest fundraising event, and your help is needed to make
it a success! Swedish Days runs from Tuesday, June 18 to Sunday, June 23. FVJN’s
booth sells kosher hot dogs, water, veggie burgers and pickle pops! Every volunteer
gets a free bottle of water or frozen treat each time he/she works a shift!
SIGN-UP TO HELP! Volunteer shifts are available as follows:
1 – 4 pm Monday only: Booth Construction
10 am – 1 pm Daily (Includes set-up)
1 – 4 pm Daily
4 – 7 pm Daily
7 – 10 pm Daily (Includes take-down)
At least 2 to 3 people are needed for each shift, and children are always welcome
to help, too (with parents).
*Don’t worry, you will not be alone! Dave Larson or Mike Yackley will be there for set-up
and closing, and on most days, Rachel Yackley will just be a phone call away!
Click here to see times available and sign up by emailing
Kimberly with your available times and contact info:firstname.lastname@example.org. Schedule is updated every evening.
JOIN THE SWEDISH DAYS PARADE!
FVJN and FVJS participants are walking in the Swedish Days’ parade that
starts at 1pm on Sunday, June 23 (line up is at noon). The students of FVJS have
decorated a banner to lead our group in the parade, and we would love to have you
walk with us! If you and your children are interested in walking in the parade,
please contact Lisa Garcia: email@example.com.
FVJN Book Group
Tuesday, June 11, 7 pm at FVJN
Please come for a discussion of One More River by Mary Glickman.
Newcomers always welcome, and no RSVP needed!
We have selected the books for the rest of the 2013 book groups.
You can see them on the FVJN website (fvjn.org), listed in the calendar of events.
From Nancy Sohn & Mike Simon and family: In memory of of Sylvia Simon.