Campaign Update: Gary Geller

Campaign Update - July 11, 2014

Two weeks ago I mentioned that I was going to visit Camp Laurelwood this week and report back to you what I had seen and experienced. Unfortunatelythe events taking place on the world stage precluded me from visiting. JFNA,
our national umbrella organization, sponsored a conference call upd…

Campaign Update - Fourth of July Edition (a day early) - July 3, 2014

As I sit here preparing to write my weekly “Campaign Update”, and with the events in the Middle East having ‘rocked’ our worlds this week, I find it extremely difficult to focus in on something as mundane as our Annual Campaign. Instead I find myself thinking about, not just the thre…

Campaign Report - June 27, 2014

This past Wednesday evening was a very busy time. The JCC hosted its first Grill N Chill of the season, there was a Shoreline Community Concert at “The Kate” in Old Saybrook and Women’s Philanthropy hosted its Spring fundraising event for women who give a minimum of $180 to the Annual …

Campaign Update - June 20, 2014

At last week’s Annual Meeting the 2014 Annual Campaign sat at $2,228,357. Our cadre of solicitors have been hard at work in the intervening 10 days, having raised an additional $112,000, so that as the first day of summer nears, we have raised $2,340,528. There is still another 6 weeks lef…

Campaign Update - June 13, 2014

This past Wednesday, the Federation, JCC and Foundation held their joint Annual Meeting. One element of the meeting is the welcoming of new board members and the saying farewell to those who are stepping down. I want to highlight and say publicly say thank you to Steve August who is stepping…