March 2015 ENews!


Upcoming Events!


3/4 – Lazarus Mitzvah Dinner

3/6 – Shabbat Evening Potluck

3/8 *Daylight Savings! Set your clocks!

3/8 – FVJS

3/21 – NIFB Volunteer Morning

3/21 – Adult Social Dinner

3/22 – FVJS

3/22 – Board Meeting


3/4 – Lazarus House Mitzvah Dinner

Do you like to help out in the community? Do you know that it’s a mitzvah (commandment) in Judaism to help others? We have an easy way for you to do this! Click  for more info, and to sign up!

3/6 – Shabbat Evening Potluck, 6:30 pm at FVJN

Come for Shabbat blessings and dinner with friends! FVJN provides pizza and beverages; you bring the sides and desserts. RSVPs appreciated. Minimum of 5 people, or event is cancelled. Please RSVP to:

3/21 – NIFB Volunteer Day, 9 – 11:30 am, Northern Illinois Food Bank, Geneva.

Sign up is required in advance. Ages 8 and up welcome. Email Alysa with names and ages, by 3/11:

3/21 – Adult Social Dinner

Vino Thai, Saturday, March 21, 6:00pm                                                             3825 E Main St, St Charles, IL 60174                                                                     (630) 443-8461                                                                                                         RSVPs required!

Yankee Candle (and Plants!) Spring Fundraiser!

It’s time to think about your garden, and benefit FVJN, too!                             It’s the Yankee Candle Spring Fundraiser Sale! FVJN receives 40% of every order!! With beautiful flowering seed mats, hanging cherry tomato kits and more, as well as lovely candles and other gift items, you’ll want to be sure too order before it’s too late!                                                                                             Log onto                                     Under “Start Shopping,” enter the FVJN group #: 990072571

Share online ordering information with family and friends! All online orders are delivered straight to your home. Order dates are 3/5 – 3/23 Don’t Miss Out! Order now! If you have questions, or would like an order packet, contact Rachel:

FVJN Giving Tree

Purchase leaves on our Giving Tree to mark and share lifecycle events, honor family and friends, and to include your own family’s names on this permanent addition to FVJN’s space. Your support helps us firmly root FVJN in our community! For more information and to donate, visit

FVJN Mural Project

To donate, get involved, or for more info, visit: