Hanukkah Outreach


Thank You to the following individuals who made this holiday outreach such a success! 

Mary Caughey, Vibrant Life Director, Solstice Senior Living

Monette Monday, Activities Director, Arbol Senior Living

Anna Grant, Active Adult & Senior Services Supervisor,
Healdsburg Senior Center

Anastasia Mestuzzi, Activities Director, Brookdale Paulin Creek

Rabbi Meredith Cahn and Rev. Jacquie Robb, Spiritual Directors,
Spring Lake Village

Natasha Pehrson and Sonia Tubridy, Russian River Jewish Community


Musical accompaniment: Sonia Tubridy and Paul Alexander


Lay Leaders:

Fran Danoff

Elinor King

Norm Eisley

Judith Helman

Murray Rosenthal

Sandy Tate

Jeffrey Edelheit


Friendship Circle Volunteers:

Davida Brautman

Lois Abramson

Evelyn Howard

Ray Kaplan

Leslie Kline


JCC Friendship Circle offered the following 2019 outreach programs during the week of Hanukkah:

Monday, Dec. 23, 1:00 pm, Solstice Senior Living,
3585 Round Barn, Santa Rosa
Leader: Fran Danoff / Friendship Circle Volunteer: Davida Brautman

♦ Monday, Dec. 23, 3:00 pm, Arbol Residences of Santa Rosa, 
300 Fountaingrove Parkway, Santa Rosa
Leader: Elinor King / Friendship Circle Staff: Carol King,
Friendship Circle Program Assistant

♦ Monday, Dec. 23, 4:00 pm, Healdsburg Senior Center,
133 Matheson, Healdsburg
Leader: Norm Eisley
Friendship Circle Staff:
Jalena Mays, Friendship Circle Co-Director 

♦ Thursday, Dec. 26, 3:30 pm, Brookdale Place Chanate,
3250 Chanate Road, SR
Leader: Judith Helman
Friendship Circle Volunteer: Lois Abramson

♦ Friday, Dec. 27, 3:30 pm , Brookdale Paulin Creek,
2375 Range Ave., Santa Rosa
Leader: Norm Eisley
Friendship Circle Staff: Barbara Tobin, Friendship Circle Co-Director

♦ Friday, Dec. 27, 4:00 pm, Spring Lake Village,
5555 Montgomery Dr., Santa Rosa
Leader: Rabbi Meredith Cahn & Rev. Jacquie Robb / Friendship Circle Volunteer: Evelyn Howard
RSVP Required: Please call 537-4300 to reserve. 

♦ Friday, Dec. 27, 5:00 pm Russian River, Russian River Senior Center,
15010 Armstrong Woods Road, Guerneville
Leaders: Natasha Pehrson & Sonia Tubridy
Friendship Circle Volunteer: Leslie Kline
Members: $12; Non-members: $18. No one turned away.  Bring a potluck dish and drinks to share. Also bring your own Chanukiah and candles if you like. More information: 707-632-5545 or 707-869-3273

♦ Friday, Dec. 27, 4:00 pm, Varenna
1401 Fountaingrove Pkwy, Santa Rosa

LeaderMurray Rosenthal / Friendship Circle Staff: Jalena Mays
Friendship Circle Volunteer: Ray Kaplan
Open to Residents Only; please call (707) 408-0434 to reserve.