Lifecycle Celebrations

A very happy and a few belated birthday greetings to family, friends, co-workers, neighbors and community also a sprinkling of kids and seniors:

Rabbi Deborah Wechsler, Judy Finifter, Ethel Klavens, Jay Rosenthal, Abe Adler, Dr. Ken Tepper, Dr. Leeds Katzen, Dr. Jeffrey Quartner, Dr. Marc Dubin, Dr. Scott Huber, Dr. Stuart Caplan, Dr. Irv Taylor, Benton Pumpian, Joyce Goodman, Beverly Epstein, Helen Solomon, Esther Hoffberg, Linda Chupnick, Sandy Vogel, Robyn Needel, Lois Hess, Marc Summerfield, Lou Frock, Eve Berkow, Diane Harris.


And, Manny Paige, Jerry Gross, Ellen Brook, Debbie Levitt, Miriam Haar, Merle Fishman, Betty Raphael, Iris Cohen, Helen Rothstein, Jerel Brager, Don Coleman, Marc Kivitz, Betty Harris, Linda Benjamin, Lynne Olivas, Lorraine Raffel, Dan Edelman, Shuli Raffel, Alvin Schunick, Sally Sclar, Jaimie Brager, Bonny Walker.

Happy kids birthdays:


Sawyer SySantos, Mason Stanger, Julie and Sam Weinick.

Happy, happy birthday to each and everyone including those not listed celebrating birthdays this week/month. Hope you all enjoyed oodles of ice cream, cake and goodies.

Engagement congrats:

Andrea Benedict to Ben Greenstein


Best wishes for wedded bliss: Shana (Heller) and Aaron Macks


Welcome to this trio of adorable, precious, new bundles of joy:

A daughter, Sloan Reese, to Jaimie and Justin Howell

A son, Samuel Henry, to Leslie and Hank Coleman

A daughter, Olivia Claire, to Melissa and Jeff Burchman

Mazel Tov to everyone! Enjoy with oodles of hugs and kisses.


Anniversary congrats:

A gorgeous (diamond) 60th anniversary Annette and Ed Snyder.

Wow, 60 years, fantabulous! We all wish Annette and Ed many, many more wonderful anniversary celebrations with good health and happiness.

A great 59th anniversary Marj and Dr. David Golub. A lovely (emerald) 55th anniversary Nadine and Bob Goldman, Leah and Judge Marshall Seidler. Celebrating their (golden) big 5-0 half century anniversary Tammy and Arnold Sigler, Diane and Joel Aronson.

An attractive (sapphire) 45th anniversary Maya and Mikhail Fisher.

A wonderful 39th anniversary Hilary and Jack Crystal. A great 31st anniversary Dr. Lauren Schnaper and Jim Carlton, Carol and John Hess. A pretty (pearl) 30th anniversary Bernice and Dr. Errol Ruchovich.

Celebrating their (silver) 25th quarter century anniversary Shauna and Ben Heilveil. A wonderful 20th anniversary Jill and Dr. Brian Cohen.

A very happy 16th anniversary Deb Gordon and Joel Simon. Equally very happy 10th anniversaries Linda and Brian Yaniger, Diane and Dr. Cliff Faber.

Happy anniversary also Donna and Rob Diamond.

Happy anniversary to all of the above and to those celebrating anniversaries, not listed.

May you all enjoy many, many more wonderful anniversary simchas and a lifetime of wedded bliss. L'Chaim!

Shannon and Taylor Stern, tween/teen, young adult and under-30 social columnists:

Bat Mitzvah: Mazel Tov, Rebecca Goldscheider

Bar Mitzvah: Mazel Tov, Jonah Senker

Happy young adult birthdays: Mara Smelkinson, Becky Schuman

Happy 20-something and under-30 birthdays Alyson and Haley Raphael, Brett Jacobson

Happy birthday to all the double digit, young adult, 20-something and under-30 birthday celebrants not listed.

Happy milestone birthdays everyone!

Memo: Shabbat candle-lighting time, Friday evening, February 21, is 5:31 p.m.

Have and enjoy a terrific week everyone. Hoping that our brutal cold winter will soon be history. Only a month before Spring 2014! Gotta think positive and warm.

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