NCJW Announces 2017 Hannah G. Solomon Award

National Council of Jewish Women, Greater New Orleans Section
is pleased to announce

Kim Sport
 as the recipient of the the
 2017 Hannah G. Solomon Award.
This award will be presented at a luncheon on
 Monday October 16, 2017
 at the New Orleans Marriott.


(pictured clockwise from top- Barbara Kaplinsky, President NCJW;
Mimi Schlesinger, Co-Chair Hannah G Solomon Award Committee;  Kim Sport, 2017 Hannah G. Solomon Award Recipient;
Sue Singer, Co-Chair Hannah G Solomon Award Committee)

Closing Event and Installation
of New Officers and Board *

Thank you to our Guest Speaker:
Karla Loeb, Director of Policy and Government Affairs, PosiGen
who spoke about Alternative Energy in Louisiana

and Congratulations to
 New President : Barbara Kaplinsky and
Outgoing President: Susan Kierr

Thank you also to  attendees who brought
 a Teddy Bear to support our local partner,
New Orleans Family Justice Center



Featured a tribute to our 120 year history and the women who led us!
In 2017, the National Council of Jewish Women celebrates a major milestone,
 a dozen decades of dedicated service in the Greater New Orleans area.


* as of March 20, 2017

Platinum Advocate
Angel Wings Foundation * Sara Stone
Gold Advocate
Patrick F. Taylor Foundation
Silver Advocate
Oscar J. Tolmas Charitable Trust  * Sessions, Fishman, Nathan & Israel, L.L.C.
Bronze Advocate
Marjorie Bissinger * Capital One * Eugenie and Joseph Jones Family Foundation
Franco Family Fund * Gardner Realtors * Louis A. & Lillian L. Glazer Family Foundation
Jones Walker, LLC * Betty Kohn * MPress * Postlethwaite & Netterville
Pamela and Robert Steeg * Paulette and Frank Stewart * Whitney Bank
Cathy and Morris Bart ~ Joan and Gerald Berenson ~ Mrs. Marianne W. Cohn
 Ina  and Rick Davis
 ~ Ana and Juan Gershanik ~ Barbara and Mark Kaplinsky
  Beverly Katz ~ Susan Kierr ~ Tricia and Rick Kirschman
~ Carole Neff ~
Lillian and Sidney Opotowsky ~ Joyce and Sidney Pulitzer ~ Beth Bloch Rosenthal  
Sue and Harold R. Singer ~ Nancy and Steve Timm ~ Eileen Wallen
Diane Africk ~ Patricia L. Barnett ~ Celia L. Katz ~
Dana Shepard ~
Kathy Shepard ~ Carol B. Wise

Dorlene Alaynick ~ Carol Asher ~ Sue and Herbert Barton
Bourgeois Bennett, LLC - CPAs/Consultants -Ellen Yellin
 Barbara Bresler ~Joan A. Bronk ~ Sheila Fenton ~ Leslie Fischman ~ Allison Freeman
 Norma Freiberg ~ James P. Friedman, CPA ~ Linda and Richard Friedman ~ Hon. Robin M. Giarrusso
Cathy and Charles Glaser ~ Clem Goldberger ~ Sandra Chass and William E. Goldsmith
Linda Green and Michael Brown ~Susan and Howard Green ~ Barbara Greenberg
 Amy Gainsburgh Haspel and John Haspel ~ Barbara K. Herman ~ Beth Hershberg and Ken Klein 
Susan and Bill Hess  ~ Julanne Isaacson ~  Dorothy Jacobs ~ Jane Kahn ~ Lis and Hugo Kahn 
 Margie Kahn and David Graham  ~ Nancy Kaplan ~ Millie and Robert Kohn ~
Carol Newman ~ Phyllis Nitzkin ~ Julie Wise Oreck
 Gail Fenton Pesses ~ Rabbi Matthew A. Reimer ~ Carol Lise and Irving Rosen
 Loel and Larry Samuel ~Mimi and Claude Schlesinger ~ Florence and Richard Schornstein
 Hal Shepard ~ Louis Shepard ~ Karen and Leopold Sher ~ Rabbi Deborah Silver ~  
Stephanie Stokes and Dan Shea ~ Ann and Shaw Thompson ~ Elizabeth Tusa
 Dana Wallen ~ Judge Miriam and Bruce Waltzer