October News: Happy New Year; Young Leadership Awards; Mauri Willis; more

Our October News:

Happy New Year!  

At this time of reflection and gratitude, we want to thank each of you for your contribution to Create Your Jewish Legacy, to the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati, and for your kindness, sincerity, and the relationships we’ve been able to form. You make our work a true pleasure! We wish you all a Happy and Healthy New Year, full of joy, more success, meaning, inspiration, and all good things.
Shana Tova,

Deb Steinbuch, Jim Friedman, David Harris and Reagan Kuhn


2016 Young Leadership Awards: We recently celebrated the winners of the Young Leadership Awards, including through a video, at the Jewish Federation Major Gifts Dinner on Wednesday, September 28. (Photos here.)
It’s endowments that allow us to provide this well-deserved recognition to our community’s young leaders. Families and individuals set up three separate endowments in the name of Kate Mack, Allen Cowett, and Clara Greller—themselves respected leaders—to honor their memory, and pass on the torch.
Every two years, we celebrate the Mack, Cowett, and Greller legacy by recognizing those that are following in their footsteps. L’dor v’dor—from generation to generation.


Join JPAN for Bryan Clontz Lunch and Learn: The Jewish Professional Advisors Network is excited to bring back, by popular demand, Bryan Clontz. Bryan is the founder and president of Charitable Solutions, specializing in non-cash asset receipt and liquidation. Having given over 2,000 presentations, he is one of the most sought-after speakers on charitable gift planning in the US.

Topic: Top 10 Charitable Trends You Should Know in 2017

When: Thursday November 17, 11:30 AM-1:00 PM (complimentary lunch available beginning at 11:30; speaker will begin at noon; kosher meal by request)

Where: 3825 Edwards Road Suite 210, Cincinnati 45209 (above the Bravo in Rookwood)

Details: For questions please see here or call Deb Steinbuch at 513-985-1593 


Voice of Giving Award: Recently, Rick and Julie Kantor were among 25 local philanthropists honored by the Greater Cincinnati Planned Giving Council with a Voices of Giving Award in recognition of their steadfast support of our community. The awards were presented on behalf of nonprofit organizations who have benefited from the honoree's generous bequest or planned gift.

We are so grateful for their generosity — Mazel Tov!


Rick and Julie Kantor with Danielle Minson, far left, and Jim Friedman, far right, from the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati.


Mauri Willis on personal strength and giving: Mauri Willis's parents taught her personal strength through adversity, as well as the importance of contributing to the community. Since her children were born, Mauri has been a "professional volunteer" for innumerable Jewish organizations both locally and nationally. With her legacy gift, Mauri would like to ensure that the things that are important to her today will be able to continue in the future.

Watch Mauri Willis's video here.




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