Introducing the Wallace Family
Names: Bonnie and Stephen. We have a daughter, Jennifer and a son, Eric. Jennifer is married and has 3 children, 2 girls, and 1 boy. Ali is 16, Sydney is 15, and Max is 13. Their last name is Marcus and they live in Martha's Vineyard. Eric is married and has 3 daughters. Sofia is 16, Lily is 13, and Mia is 9. They live in Santa Barbara, CA.
TBD involvement: In the past Bonnie was the financial secretary.
When did you join TBD: The middle 1970's
Why did you join TBD: We wanted our children to grow up belonging to a Jewish temple. Both Jennifer and Eric had a Bar and Bat Mitzvah at the temple.
Hobbies outside of TBD: Bonnie is a retired elementary school teacher, and she substituted for 14 years after she retired in 2006. Stephen has had many different hobbies. At the present time he is learning Japanese sword activities. He is a retired periodontist and teaches every Thursday at Columbia University.
Favorite Jewish holiday: Channukah
Favorite Jewish food: Bonnie's brisket and potato pancakes
Favorite prayer or melody: The candle lighting at Channukah
The next time you see the Wallace family, be sure to say hello!