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Week of Healthy Living

LIVE for your health. GIVE for a healthy community.

Each year, the Week of Healthy Living presents programs that give us the tools to live more vibrant and active lives. JFS is pleased to present this year's programming:


Tuesday, May 8, 2012 - 11:00 AM

As seen on Oprah, Dr. Oz, The Doctors, CNN, and The View!!

Michael J. Breus, Ph.D., The Sleep Doctor

Author of The Sleep Doctor’s Diet Plan: Lose Weight through Better Sleep

To learn more about Dr. Breus, visit his website.

     You’ve seen him on Oprah, Dr. Oz, CNN, and The View, now see him live and in person at the JCC! Dr. Michael Breus, The Sleep Doctor, is our featured speaker for Tuesday, May 8.

     Dr. Breus is a Clinical Psychologist and both a Diplomate of the American Board of Sleep Medicine and a Fellow of The American Academy of Sleep Medicine. He was one of the youngest people to have passed the Board at age 31 and, with a specialty in Sleep Disorders, is one of only 163 psychologists in the world with his credentials and distinction.

     His first book, GOOD NIGHT: The Sleep Doctor’s 4-Week Program to Better Sleep and Better Health, an Amazon Top 100 Best Seller, has been met with rave reviews and continues to change the lives of readers.

Among his numerous national media appearances, Dr. Breus has been interviewed on CNN, Oprah, The View, Dr. Oz and The Doctors. He also appears regularly on Sirius XM Radio. Dr. Breus’ PBS television special, "Good Night with The Sleep Doctor," airs nationwide.

This program is free but registration is required. To register, call 321-2222 or click here.
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 - 12:00 - 6:00 PM

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle & Replenish!

     Got old junk lying around? Now is a great time to get rid of it in an environmentally sound way! This day offers an opportunity to bring the following items to the Simon Family JCC for recycling:

     ~ Hearing aids and eye glasses (for Lion’s Club)

     ~ Gently worn shoes, athletic and non-athletic (for Soles4Souls)

     ~ Ink cartridges (for CURE Recycling)

     ~ Cell phones (for CURE Recycling)

     ~ iPods/MP3 players (for CURE Recycling)

     ~ Digital cameras (for CURE Recycling)

     Cure Recycling benefits CURE Childhood Cancer. CURE was founded in 1975 as a non-profit organization dedicated to conquering childhood cancer through research, education and support of patients and their families.

     Soles4Souls collects and distributes shoes to people in need, regardless of race, religion, class, or any other criteria. Since 2005, Soles4Souls has delivered over 16 million pairs of new and gently worn shoes. The shoes have been distributed to people in over 127 countries, including Kenya, Thailand, Nepal and the United States.

Help the Red Cross!

     Help replenish the local Red Cross blood supply by donating blood at the JCC on May 9 from 12:00 - 6:00 PM. Call 321-2327 to reserve a spot!

Monday, April 30 – Friday, May 11, 2012
"A Taste of Tuscany"! Visit No Frill Grill at Hilltop April 30-May 11 and order a tasty Tuscan Chicken Salad for lunch or dinner. The restaurant will donate all the proceeds to JFS. The restaurant is at 1620 Laskin Road, Virginia Beach.

Thank You to Our Sponsors!
Presenting Sponsor
Diamond Sponsors
Lee & Bernard Jaffe* Family Fund of the Tidewater Jewish Foundation
Copeland/Klebanoff Families
Lori & Michael Glasser Family
                                                                                               * Of blessed memory
Gold Sponsor
Dr. & Mrs. Ronald Dozoretz
Silver Sponsors
Esther & Alan Fleder Foundation
Bronze Sponsors
Patricia & Avraham Ashkenazi  ~  Beskin and Associates, Inc.  ~  Lynn & Hugh Cohen ~  Cooper, Spong & Davis, P.C.  ~    
Farm Fresh  ~  Anne & Lawrence Fleder  ~  Gastroenterology, Ltd.  ~  Hercules Fence  ~  Jormandy L.L.C.  ~  Mandell Retina Center P.C.  ~ 
Lynn & Rachel Schoenbaum  ~ 
Scott & Lori Tabakin Family  ~  Steingold Family  ~  Renee & John Strelitz  ~  
Wilbanks, Smith & Thomas Asset Management, L.L.C.
Media Sponsor  ~  Entercom Norfolk 
Thank You to Our Community Partners
BBYO  ~  Beth Chaverim  ~  Bina High School  ~  Beth Sholom Home  ~  Chabad of Tidewater  ~  Congregation Beth El    
       ~  Hebrew Academy of Tidewater  ~  Norfolk Kollel  ~ Ohef Sholom Temple  ~  Temple Emanuel  ~  Temple Israel  ~          
The Young Adult Division (YAD) of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater  ~  Toras Chaim 

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