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Brandeis Conejo Valley
Calendar of events:

08/21/2019
08/28/2019
08/29/2019
09/02/2019
09/05/2019
Sept. 2019
09/30/2019
10/09/2019
10/10/2019
10/14/2019
10/22/2019
11/07/2019
Game Day
Dots for Tots
Dots for Tots
Labor Day
BOARD MEETING
Fall Luncheon - TBA
Rosh Hashanah
Yom Kippur
BOARD MEETING
SUKKOTH
Simchat Torah
BOARD MEETING

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News Update:


BRANDEIS NATIONAL COMMITTEE
THE CONEJO VALLEY CHAPTER
INVITES YOU AND YOUR FRIENDS
TO ENJOY
GAME DAY

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 21st, 2019
10:00 - 3:00
Admission: $65 Per Person

NORTH RANCH COUNTRY CLUB
4761 VALLEY SPRING RD - WESTLAKE VILLAGE

Enjoy the game of your choice, door prizes and a truly elegant buffet luncheon.

Please CLICK HERE to download your invitation and mail to the address on the form!




All proceeds benefit research at Brandeis University to find cures for Alzheimer's, ALS, Parkinson's and other neuro-degenerative diseases

Brandeis National Committee Conejo Valley Chapter invites you to volunteer for the

Braille Institute's Dots for Tots project.

We will be pasting Braille dots into children's books to turn them into Braille books. These books are then given out free of charge to families with blind children. This is truly a worthwhile endeavor!

It is productive, enjoyable, and a Mitzvah.

PARTICIPATION IS LIMITED to 18 PEOPLE PER DAY. YOU MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE. Register for one day only. DATES:
Choose Wednesday, August 28th or Thursday August 29th from 10:00 a.m to 3:00 pm (Commitment is required for the entire time.)

PLACE:
Temple Etz Chaim at 1080 E. Janss Rd. in Thousand Oaks.

Keeping with the temple's kosher guidelines, please bring a dairy or vegetarian sack lunch. Coffee, tea, water, and cookies will be provided.

REGISTER, state your preference of days, and get confirmation by emailing:
Frona DeCovnick kidzathart@aol.com

Group leaders and coordinators got together to brainstorm and celebrate our amazing study groups! (June 2019)







BOOKS 'N BRUNCH 2019

This year, our annual BOOKS 'N BRUNCH was held in NORTH RANCH COUNTRY CLUB on May 14th, 2019 featuring LISA SEE with her newest book, "Island of Sea Women". Lisa talked about female divers in the Korean Province of Jeju Island and her trip to meet with those amazing women that become her inspiration for the book. First-Time Author, William Grubman presented his book "The Storm over Paris" and gave us a glimpse into his very private life, his love for art and how he decided to write a book...
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Brandeis Conejo Valley awards

Together since 2006: Honey, Beverly, Shirley, Sharon and Alvira



Lisa See and Shirley Jaffee long-long friends!

Lisa See visiting Shirley Jaffee

Frona DeCovnick - our official photographer at work!

Our Co-Presidents: Judy Perlman and Elaine Bercy

Barbara is BACK!!!

William Grubman talking about his book.


Our May Books and Brunch at North Ranch Country club featured our two guest speakers; Lisa See and William Grubman.





Western Region Conference 2019

Western Region Conference, was held at the Warner Center Marriott in January 2019.
Here are some highlights for the conference and the award ceremony. Our chapter received the "Louie" for Excellence. (click on the image to enlarge)

Brandeis Conejo Valley at the Western Region Conference

Tucson Chapter getting award with our former president Marsha Rosenblum and her team from Arizona

Judy Perlman, Nancy Sacks-Goldberg, Elaine Bercy
Western Region Conference 2019

Professor Don Katz - lecture at the Western Region Conference

Western Region Conference Presidium

Brandeis Conejo Valley and Valley chapter at the Western Region Conference

Award announcement
Conejo Valley chapter 2019

Dinner with new friends!

Judy Perlman is holding the "Louie"