Happy Memories – 25 Years of the JCFC
A photo collection celebrating 25 years of Tzedakah in the Calgary Community
25th Anniversary Contest! Win 2 Film Festival Passes
It’s Showtime! Enter to win two passes for the 15th Annual Beth Tzedec Jewish Film Festival
Contest deadline is Sunday, November 1, 2015
And The Award Goes To…
Samuel (Sammy) Eisenberg was awarded the 2015 Norman Ronald Silver Sports Leadership Award yesterday morning at the Calgary JCC. Sammy was presented the award by Mark Shilling (Treasurer/Board Member of the Jewish Community Foundation of Calgary), and in the company of his parents, Marla & Cliff, Mrs. Maxine Silver, and Wendy Kennelly (Foundation Manager).
At the age of sixteen, Sammy is an accomplished basketball player. He started playing while attending the Calgary Jewish Academy, continued through junior high school and now as a guard with the Western Canada High School team. Sammy is also playing on club teams that take him to a variety of locations around north America and was recently selected for the junior Maccabi Canada team that will compete in the 2015 Europe Games in Berlin this August.
This ‘rising star’ was nominated by Maccabi Canada athlete and board representative, Jordan Balaban. Jordan nominated Sammy based on his intensity for the sport, his engagement in community and his desire to represent Canada in the European Maccabi Games.
Please join us in congratulating Sammy on his recent accomplishments. And visit Maccabi Canada for more details on Canada’s teams in Berlin this summer!
This memorial award is managed by the Foundation through an 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.