Today is April 25, 2019; the
Mazel Tov to Ed Lazere, son of Monica Lazere who will be honored by Avodah [Washington] DC as one its three 2019 Partners in Justice on May 22, 2019. Ed is being honored for living a life dedicated to Jewish Values of Social Justice. Avodah develops and engages a network of Jewish leaders working to promote social justice and fight domestic poverty. Every year Avodah brings young leaders to DC to work at local anti-poverty organizations and receive intensive leadership and Jewish Social Justice training. Ed is a partner in this training effort.
Mazel Tov to Ann Brice and Bill Haviland on the birth of their granddaughter, Eloise Joule Haviland Wech, daughter of Julie Haviland and Justin Wech on Saturday, December 29, 2018. Caitlyn Wech (Eloise’s older sister) will have her hands full when this bundle of joy becomes ambulatory. May G-d grant Eloise and her family good health, abundant love and happiness always.
Mazel tov to Stephanie Neuman and Scott Butler, two of 20 “Rising Stars” chosen by the River Valley Media Group and the 7 Rivers Alliance for the class of 2018. Rising Stars are community leaders younger than 40, making a positive difference in our part of Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa. Your Congregation Sons of Abraham family is proud of you and shares your joy.
Mazel tov to Busya Lugovier, on the birth of her new grandson, Michael Alexandrovich Bobrov, to Alexander (Sasha) Bobrov and Laura Miller on July 26, 2018. Misha, welcome to the world! May G-d bless you and your entire family with good health and happiness always. Big brother Dima will teach you everything you need to know. Your duties include many visits to La Crosse to see grandma Busya and meeting many new friends at Congregation Sons of Abraham.
Mazel tov to Dr. Ann Brice, PhD, upon receiving her doctorate in Leadership for the Advancement of Learning and Service from Cardinal Stritch University. Ann, you are greatly admired in CSOA and in the La Crosse community-at-large as a goal setter and an achiever. This is a great milestone. May we be privileged to share many more with you!