Category Archives: Kehillah Classes

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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Walk N Roll Tour 2015 is almost here!

Mark your calendars for Sunday, May 31st and join us for our first-ever, family-friendly event for Kehillah! It’s called Walk N Roll and we will be celebrating the achievements and accomplishments of our program participants, and having fun with friends. Please read more, learn about the event! See you there!

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Karate Begins This Sunday

Karate beings this Sunday! Join Sensei Dragon at 2pm in the dance studio at the JCC! There’s still time to register for all of our Spring Classes!  See a complete listing at the above tabs (kids, teens, adults)! Any questions? Please contact Bethany Young at byoung@springfieldjcc.org

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Spring Classes!

Time to Think SPRING Register now for spring classes! Check out our NEW classes and NEW instructors! Teens & Adults: Come meet our new Basketball Coach, Brad on Tuesdays at 4:15 in the gym! Don’t miss out on Cooking after Basketball with Linda Come meet our new ZUMBA instructor Tammie on Wednesdays at 4pm! As […]

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Sunday Funday for Kids!

Don’t miss out on our final Sunday Funday of 2014!  We are getting “wrapped” up in the HOLIDAY SPIRIT this class!  We will be spending some of our time wrapping presents for families in need.  We will also be making our very own holiday decorations, and of course participate in a fun physical activity as […]

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Mini Bowling Session!

We will be offering a mini session of Club Kehillah bowling! Beginning on Monday, December 1st – 22nd This session will be the first four Mondays of December.  The 29th is a make-up date in case of snow.  But hopefully we won’t have to use it! Just like our regular bowling, we will end the night […]

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Sunday Funday!

Join us this Sunday for the first class for elementary aged children!  This class will work on social skills, communication skills, and fine and gross motor skills.

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Importance of Siblings’ Role with Special Needs Family Member

Want to improve long-term outcomes for people with disabilities? Attend to their brothers and sisters.  Brothers and sisters will be in the lives of family members with special needs longer than anyone. They will be there after their parents are gone and special education services are a distant memory. The sibling relationship gives new meaning to “being there for […]

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Inclusion Bakery Merits Attention

Maryland Entrepreneurs Win Award for Inclusion Sunflower Interview Part Two by jayruderman   Sara Portman Milner (L), Laurie Wexler (R) Sunflower Bakery was a recipient of the 2013 Ruderman Prize in Inclusion. Below is part two of an interview conducted with the founders where they discuss the challenges of running such a unique bakery, working with other employers […]

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Seeking volunteers for Kehillah FITNESS BUDDIES Program

Would you or someone you know like to be a “Fitness Peer Buddy” to an individual with special needs? We have an opportunity for you!
AND – You’ll have access to the JCC Gym, Pool and Fitness Center during this 3-month period!
We are recruiting volunteers – Fitness Peer Buddies – to work out at the JCC with individuals with special needs through our Fitness Buddies Program.

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