January 2014 eNewsletter!
1/1 Lazarus House Mitzvah Dinner
1/3 Shabbat Evening Potluck
1/19 Movie Group
1/19 Board Meeting
SHABBAT EVENING POTLUCK
Friday, Jan. 3, 6:30 p.m. at FVJN
Join us for a friendly Shabbat Evening, with prayers, a potluck supper, and friendship.
All ages welcome!
Please bring non-meat dishes, only.
RSVPs sincerely requested: Please email email@example.com with what you will bring, so we can plan accordingly. Please RSVP asap!
If your last name begins with:
A – G: Main dishes (non-meat)
H – N: Salads or side dishes
O – T: Desserts
U – Z: Beverages (apple and/or white grape juice), and set-up/clean-up
(*Please come 15 minutes early and stay 15 minutes after.)
*Please provide your own serving utensils. Paper products will be provided.
THERE’S STILL TIME TO DONATE TO OUR ANNUAL FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN!
Help us continue to offer all this and more to you and our community in 2014!
Please consider sending your tax-deductible donation today.
Mail to: FVJN, P.O. Box 346, Geneva, IL 60134
Donate online by visiting FVJN.org and clicking on the “Donate” button under the main banner.
Warmly, on behalf of the FVJN Board of Directors,
Greg Cibura, President
FVJN- to-Lazarus House Mitzvah Dinners
First Wednesday of Each Month
Next one: Tonight!
Each month, FVJN 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.
Volunteers are needed to sign up to participate in this monthly effort!
Many food items available from Lazarus donations, and volunteers are encouraged to check and see what they can pick up to prepare.
Please contact coordinator Lisa Garcia to sign up to volunteer: firstname.lastname@example.org
or call (630) 201-5344.
PLEASE SIGN UP NOW!
Adult Movie and Discussion
Sunday, Jan 19, 5 – 7:30 PM at Nancy & Bob’s.
Appetizers and beverages provided, BYOB, if desired.
All are welcome as we view the film (TBD).
Please RSVP to Nancy Cox at email@example.com or 630-732-6829.
*Address and directions provided when you RSVP.
Welcome to the 2014 edition of the FVJN Book Group!
* The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak — February 11
* Ordinary Heroes, by Scott Turow — April 8
* Ship of Fools, by Katherine Anne Porter — June 10
* FDR and the Jews, by Richard Breitman & Allan J Lichtman — August 12
* Making Family, by Katherine Lato (of FVJN!) — October 14
* Rachel Calof’s Story, By Rachel Calof — December 9
Please mark your calendars!
The FVJN Book Group meets at FVJN the 2nd Tuesday of every other month. Open to all!
2014 Calendar of Events
Please visit our website and see what’s coming up throughout the year! Some events are subject to change, so please check back each month!