2017 Norman Ronald Silver Sports Leadership Award Nominations

“You’re the only one who can make the difference.  Whatever your dream is, go for it.  

  • Magic Johnson

Do you know an athlete in a team sport who inspires others? Someone who motivates others through hard work and a positive attitude? Nominations for the 2017 Norman Ronald Silver Sports Leadership award are now being accepted until Friday, June 9, 2017. The recipient will be presented with a personal achievement plaque, a $100 honorarium and recognition on an award plaque displayed at the Calgary JCC.

The annual award is managed by the Jewish Community Foundation of Calgary through a memorial endowment fund created by Norman’s parents, Maxine and Dr. Edward Silver, in 1997.  The Norman Ronald Silver Sports Leadership Award is to be presented to ‘an athlete who exemplifies the true meaning of team spirit and sportsmanship by serving as a leader and role model for others’.

Nominate someone you know by sending a letter or e-mail to the Foundation. Provide information about the athlete you are nominating, and why you feel they deserve this recognition.


E-mail:           mail@jcfc.ca             Website:       www.jcfc.ca

Address:        Jewish Community Foundation of Calgary (Silver Award)

1607 – 90 Avenue SW Calgary, AB T2V 4V7


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Estate Planning Partners at JCFC

The Jewish Community Foundation of Calgary is pleased to welcome two new ‘Friends of the Foundation’ who specialize in estate planning and wealth leadership.  Denny Hop and Michael Vukets   are highly regarded professionals in their field and we are delighted to offer their expertise to our network.

Denny is the Principal and Founder of Hop Estate Planning Partners  and Michael is the founding partner of Michael Vukets & Associates. Denny and Mike work together  with a focus in estate planning, corporate and personal tax integration and inter-generational wealth transfer.

Whether you’re focused on estate planning, business succession, wealth management, or philanthropic gifting, Michael and Denny are at the ready to assist you in achieving your goals.  They are available to Foundation fund holders, and potential fund holders, looking for insight and opportunities to strengthen their estate and philanthropy plans.



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