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One Special Lady Finds the Funds to Give

Every donation that comes through our doors to support the Shaw JCC, moves us. Every donation is special because no matter its size, a donation is the ultimate form of support. It's like saying "Hey, I get what you're doing here and I think it's important."    

Last week, when we got…

Renovations begin on locker rooms

This time it's Man's First. The Shaw JCC locker room's renovations are scheduled to begin on Sept. 2, with the men's side first. Beginning Sept. 2, the women's locker room will be split in half with a partition. Women will enter their space through the usual door and the gentlemen will acce…

Lippman, Shaw JCC, & JFS collaborate on Annual Gala

This year, for the first time in the community’s history, the annual gala will benefit three Jewish agencies on campus: Shaw JCC of Akron, The Lippman School and Jewish Family Service. This year's theme is Champagne & Chocolate, and the event will be held on Saturday, Nov. 1.

“I’m thr…

JCC Golf Outing marks its 20th Anniversary!

Monday, Sept. 29 will mark the 20th Golf outing anniversary for the Shaw JCC.  The inaugural event, held at Rosemont Country Club,  featured Cleveland Cavaliers’ 2nd all-time leading scorer, Austin Carr, as a participant & speaker.  Cathy Baer & Jay Glauberman co-chaired.  The team eve…

New Early Childhood Ed Director takes the reins

This month longtime Jewish educator Kathy Klein starts as Director of Early Childhood Education at the Shaw JCC. Klein has been a teacher in the JCC for over 25 years. 

 

In 2008, she was selected as one of five Jewish educators nationwide to receive an Ethical Start Achievement Award fr…