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tributes January-March Allen Berns In Honor of your 91st Birthday Mary and John Byrnes Larry Wilson In Honor of Larry Wilson Allison and Michael Wexler Carol Stern Sincere Condolences on your loss. Tucson JCC Board and Staff Carol Stern Sincere Condolences on your loss. Todd and Jenni Rockoff Carol Stern Sincere Condolences on your loss. Susan and Billy Schoenberg Frana Schantz Happy Birthday to a grand lady! Joyce Sattinger Carol Stern In Loving Memory of Al Stern Laurie and Robert Beals Carol Stern Sincere Condolences on your loss. Beverly Fine, Vinnie Morrie, and Sherrie Kay Helaine Levy and Family In Memory of Don Diamond. We are praying for your family. Kenny Evans and the MHA Foundation A LETTER FROM OUR CEO As a community center, it is our vision to create a safe, welcoming space and our team has been focused on making our J feel like home to members and guests. I truly believe we have the best team any JCC can have. Together we live up to our service pledge: We create community based on Jewish Values by providing the highest quality programs and services in a safe and secure environment for ALL people of ALL ages There is truly something special about this place. Here is a look at all of the people The Tucson J serves: • Over 17,000 people walk through our doors each week. • We have over 2,000 membership units and over 500 active Silver Sneakers. • This J has 290 hardworking employees, which grows to almost 325 during the summer. Helaine Levy and Family In Memory of Don Diamond JCC Board and Staff • In our Early Childhood program, we have 350+ children enrolled and over 120 in J Care. Rabbi Jennifer Diamond In Memory of Don Diamond JCC Board and Staff • We serve over 45 participants in Taglit. Rabbi Jennifer Diamond In Memory of Don Diamond Jenni and Todd Rockoff Helaine Levy and Family In Memory of Don Diamond Jenni and Todd Rockoff • This winter, 147 people were naturalized and be- came American citizens, including one of our own Early Childhood Education teachers. • Last fall, 1,500 people gathered to mourn and honor those who lost their lives in the shooting in Pittsburgh in October. CONTINUED 3