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August 24, 2016
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Office Manager: Kim O'Rielly
Education Manager: Jennifer Haynos
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President, Cindy Baulsir
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    Margaret Mazer Ogdon 
Men's Club President, Dr. Jeff Spector
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Please note that events and news for Chailites should be submitted to chailites@templebnaichaim.org by Sunday at 4:00 pm to appear on Wednesday.
(Dates and times are also on the TBC website calendar.)   
  • Friday, August 26, 6:30 pm: Shabbat Services
  • Sunday, August 28, 10:00 / 11:00 am: Meet & Greet / Family Bar-B-Q
  • Wednesday, August 31: Dorothy Day - Danbury Soup Kitchen
Tishah B'Av Torah Study & Brunch led by Rabbi Bearman, August 13.

Back to School Bar-B-Q - This Sunday, August 28!

The TBC Men's Club and TBC Sisterhood will be sponsoring a back to school bar-b-q for the Religious School students and parents. Come join us on opening day of the Religious School for good food and chat. Sunday, August 28. School presentation at 10:00, bar-b-q starting around 11:00. The Men's Club guys are needed to bar-b-q and serve up a great treat! Like the event on Facebook in lieu of an RSVP.
Shabbat Family Service, Friday Sept. 2

Make sure to save the date for the upcoming Shabbat Family Service - Friday, September 2.   You're invited to a kid-friendly pre-neg with pizza and veggies at 6:00 pm followed by the family service at 6:30. Festive oneg to follow. 

The preneg and oneg will be sponsored by Jane and Moses Alexander.  (If you would like to sponsor a Shabbat oneg, pre-neg or flowers, please see the instructions and form here!)
Sweet Holiday Greetings!

Do you know what funds the annual Sisterhood Break Fast? Your generous donations to the Honey Fundraiser! This is your opportunity to wish your TBC friends and family a Happy New Year by sending  them a jar of honey!  Full ordering information is available here.
TBC Membership Packets!

If you haven't returned your membership packets, please do so right away! We're getting ready to prepare tickets for the High Holidays and need to have all memberships processed.  If you didn't receive your packet or have any questions, please contact the
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Don't forget to check TBC's great Facebook site for news, events, pictures and features! 
Religious School Registration Due!

If you have children planning to attend Religious School this year and you haven't registered yet, please register them now! You may stop in at the TBC Office and fill out the forms, or click here: registration letter, registration form,  medical form, student information form.   More info. 
We need YOU  for the
Dorothy Day Hospitality House  aka Danbury Soup Kitchen
Wednesday, 8/31/16   2:30-5:15 pm
Check your calendar- and plan to join us!   Have a great time doing great work!
RSVP :)   Sandwich making team needed!!
Jewish Senior Services!

From Nancy Altchiler, Synagogue Liaison for Jewish Senior Services:  Jewish Senior Services has moved to its beautiful new campus at 4200 Park Avenue! If anyone is interested in a tour please contact Nancy Altchiler at
naltchiler@jseniors.org. To learn more about the first state-of-the-art intergenerational senior living campus and Household Model nursing home in the state, visit www.jseniors.org. If you are interested in volunteering, contact Darlene Miakos at dmiakos@jseniors.org. Also, membership in the new J Fitness Center (opening September 1st, 2016) is open to the public. There is a discounted rate for synagogue members. Please contact Kim Fox at Kfox@jseniors.org for more information. This is an exciting time for our community, please be a part of it!
Jewish Family Services!
  • The Jewish Family Services of Greater Danbury/Putnam provides assistance with senior living, mental health care, medical-related topics, legal concerns, and a variety of social services. Service is always confidential and without charge. Contact information: (203) 794-1818 - email: jfsdanbury@gmail.com - 141 Deer Hill Avenue, Danbury, CT 06810
  • The Jewish Family Service of Stamford has a great series of programs and workshops this summer.  Click here for the full listing.

Buy Grocery Cards - Help Support TBC!

Stop & Shop, Caraluzzi's, and Stew Leonard's have agreed to sell the Temple gift cards at a discount of 5-10%. Our congregants purchase the gift cards (they look just like credit cards) from the Temple at face value and use them as cash when shopping at the participating supermarkets. They may be purchased in increments of $100. Please email certificates@templebnaichaim.org if you have any questions and to purchase the cards.
Yahrzeits, August 26 - September 1, 2016
(See also the  Monthly Yahrzeit List  on the TBC Website.)

Zeicher tzaddik livrachah! May the memory of the righteous be for blessing!

Bertha Rolle Saturday 8/27/2016 mother of Alan Rolle
Walter Bloom Sunday 8/28/2016 father of Richard Bloom
Irving K. Braunstein Sunday 8/28/2016 father of Wendy Nadel
Hilma August Sunday 8/28/2016 grandmother of Alan Masarek
Lenore Allbaugh Wednesday 8/31/2016 aunt of Jon Sobel