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Fall Classes Mailing

To ensure that you receive the most up to date information, please email Bethany at byoung@springfieldjcc.org with your current home mailing address and current email address!

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WSI Offering

Know someone who is interested in teaching children with special needs to swim? This 5 day course will certify you in teaching Red Cross swim lessons, with a focus on adaptive instruction. Sign up today by calling the Springfield JCC Front Desk at 413-739-4715

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Closing Night to ReelAbilities – Tonight

After a successful month of spreading awareness about individuals with disabilities through film and photography, we have arrived at our closing night.  Please join us at 7pm at Longmeadow High School for the screening of “Wampler’s Ascent.”  A documentary that shows a father of two, living with cerebral palsy, and his inspirational climb up El […]

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ReelAbilities, Reel Encounters I – TONIGHT

Please join us at 6:30pm in the Auditorium at the Springfield JCC for a wonderful evening of short films.  There will be six international screenings, with a brief intermission to enjoy refreshments. This is a free event. Before and after the screenings, the VELCRO Brand 100 Cameras Project Exhibit will be on display for your […]

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Event – TONIGHT

The first of our ReelAbilities Film Festival is TONIGHT! Join us at 6:30pm in the JCC Gallery to view photos from the 100 Cameras Project, and meet some of the artists.  Then at 7:30pm the award-winning documentary, Shooting Beauty, will be shown with a Q&A with Courtney Bent to follow. http://www.kehillah-sjcc.org/reelabilities/velcro-brand-100-cameras-project-photography-exhibit/ We hope to see […]

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Facebook!

Get information faster by “liking” our brand new Kehillah Facebook Page!                     https://www.facebook.com/JCCKehillah See photos, updates, and reminders about all the happenings in the JCC Special Needs Department!!

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A Full Life Ahead

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FREE iPad – November 14th deadline

November 2014: iPad Grant Application is Open! Autism Speaks is thrilled to announce that the application for our annual iPad award program is now open! 1,176 iPad 4s will be given to financially disadvantaged individuals with autism. We are also including a Kraken A.M.S. case, by Trident Case with each iPad! Eligible applicants are individuals who: […]

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BIG THANKS!!

We are extending a special thanks to Ronald McDonald House Charities!  The Kehillah Special Needs Department is very appreciative of a generous $10,000 grant from RMHC of CT and Western MA to purchase two adapted Expresso S3Y Youth bikes. These bikes will meet the needs of a broader population of individuals with special needs by […]

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12 Project RIDE Trikes – Still Looking for a Home!

We still have 12 small (ages 5 to 10 or approximately 38” to 52” tall) Project RIDE trikes available. These trikes are for kids who cannot ride a traditional bicycle due to physical, cognitive or attention challenges. Help us find proud new riders for these trikes before they go into storage June 11th!

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