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Get to Know Camp Director Ashley Garson

Get to Know Ashley Garson, Director of Camp & Youth Programs for Shaw JCC


Ashley may not start in her new role until March 4, but she is already counting down the days until summer camp begins! 

What do you want campers and families to know about you?

My love for camp started when I …

Family FUN Day & Open House rescheduled for January 27th

The community is invited to Shaw JCC of Akron’s Family FUN Day & Open House on Sunday, January 27, 1-4 p.m. Kids of all ages will enjoy bounce houses, face painting and balloon twisting – and parents will love the big savings on Camp JCC, membership and more! This event is FREE and open …

Remembering Camp & Youth Director Scott Zorn

Dear Shaw JCC Members and Friends, 
It is with a broken heart that we share with you that Scott Zorn, our Camp and Youth Director, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, January 1. Scott was a wonderful friend and colleague to all of us and touched the lives of so many of our members, famili…

UnitedHealthcare AARP Medicare Supplement Program Changes as of Jan. 1st

As of January 1, 2019, individuals (ages 65 and older) who are covered under UnitedHealthcare’s AARP Medicare Supplement Program will no longer be enrolled in the SilverSneakers program as part of their benefits, however, the Shaw JCC is an approved facility under the new plan.

What does …

Shaw JCC Hires John Keverkamp as New Executive Director


Dear Members, 

We’re pleased to announce the appointment of John Keverkamp, CPA, as our new executive director. On Monday evening, the recommendation of John by the Search Committee was unanimously approved by the Shaw JCC Board of Trustees and, in turn, the Jewish Community Boa…