Klein JCC Program Director for Adult Services Shelley Geltzer enjoys a slow dance with Dr. Fred Goldman on his 100th birthday. Photo/Michelle Alton
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Dr. Fred Goldman celebrated his 100th birthday April 12. That means he was born two days before the RMS Titanic hit an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean. But not only has Fred outlived the Titanic by a full century, he is still hale and hearty and enjoying life to the max.
During lunch at the Klein Jewish Community Center in Somerton, his friends were cheering for him and for other senior members whose birthdays also fall in April. At least two of the attendees will be celebrating their 100th birthday within the next year.
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Jay Lipschutz delivers meals for Klein JCC's Home Delivered Meals program in October 2010. File photo/Gail Austin
Klein JCC of Bustleton is receiving more attention for its Meals on Wheels program.
The community center has been awarded $5,000 from the Meals on Wheels Association of America for its participation in Subaru’s “Share the Love” program. From Nov. 19 to Jan, 3, 48 MOW programs around the country recruited Subaru dealership employees to volunteer delivery and community services.
“We are so excited to create this new partnership with Subaru,” Klein JCC President and CEO Andrew Krug said in a news release. continue reading »