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Scarsdale's JCC Highlights 2015's Accomplishments, Seeks Support

The JCC of Mid-Westchester in Scarsdale is  asking for donations to help it maintain programs, facilities, and scholarships.
The JCC of Mid-Westchester in Scarsdale is asking for donations to help it maintain programs, facilities, and scholarships. Photo Credit: Facebook

SCARSDALE, N.Y. -- The Jewish Community Center of Mid-Westchester in Scarsdale, highlighting a year of service, is asking for contributions to help it maintain and create programs, and support its facilities and scholarships.

The JCC recently celebrated its 60th anniversary, said Karen Kolodny, the executive director.

Among the many accomplishments of 2015, she said, was the hiring of Caryn Symons as director of its nursery school in the Early Childhood Center.

Kolodny also pointed to programs for adults and the center's current event series, which featured lectures by political strategists like Ambassador Dennis Ross, philanthropists, and Seth “Yossi” Siegel, a businessman and the author of “Let there be Water: Israel’s Solution for a Water-Starved World.”

BBYO teens were enlightened, Kolodny said, by the stories of a Holocaust survivor during a Shabbat pot luck dinner.

Seniors participated in intellectually stimulating programs that also offered social interactions, she said.

The adult volunteer program also grew in 2015, the JCC said.

The center’s gymnastics program that was so popular that the center said it had to expand offerings and install a brand-new spring floor so more athletes could participate and compete.

Kolodny said donations to the center can be made by clicking here , or by sending a check to The JCC of Mid-Westchester, 999 Wilmot Road, Scarsdale, N.Y., 10583.

For more information, click here, or call (914)-472-3300.

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