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Sunday, January 26, 1:00pm, Menís Club OlympicsóSynagogue Basketball Tournament
Sunday, February 2, 9:00am, Menís Club World Wide Wrap
Saturday, February 8, 7:00pm, Menís Club & ABBA Game Night
Sunday, February 9, Seaboard Menís Club Blue Yarmulke Award; OT honoree: Elliott Dubin
Saturday, February 15, 9:30am, Scout Shabbat
Sunday, February 23, 9:40am, Menís Club Program: Hearing Menís Voices and Breakfast
Sunday, March 30, 9:40am, Men's Club Brunch: "On the Front without a Sword" (rescheduled from February 9)
Renew Your Menís Club Membership or Join for the First Time!
Itís never too late to renew or join Menís Club. Your dues support OTís youth and education programming. Annual Dues: regular membership, $36; seniors (65 and over), $18. Be a Mensch Member for $54, and provide extra support. Send your checks with the membership form payable to Olam Tikvah Menís Club to the OT office.
What are Menís Clubs about and why should you join? See this video, produced by an OT Menís Club member:
Soccer, Sundays at Chabad's field. All are welcome to join our weekly pick-up games. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to be added to the mailing list.
Basketball, Monday evenings during the school year, 9:00pm-10:15pm, at Poe Middle School. Everyone's welcome to join our weekly pick-up basketball games, beginning this fall. E-mail email@example.com for more details.
Board Meetings, first Thursday of the month, after minyan (about 8:15pm). All members are welcome, and should contact the Men's Club at firstname.lastname@example.org if they would like to attend a meeting.
Olam Tikvah Olympics Youth Programs Fundraiser: Sign Up Now as Participant or Sponsor!
The Olam Tikvah Men's Club in collaboration with ABBA is sponsoring the 2nd annual OT Olympics to support youth education programming for OT families.
Sunday, January 26, 1:00-5:00pm. Play or Sponsor OT Olympics Basketball Tournament! The tournament will be held at Gesher JDS. OT and other synagogues (including Rabbi Kalender's team!) will participate in this round-robin half-court 3 on 3 tournament, enjoying fun and friendly competition raising money for OT youth education. You can sign up as a team or as an individual by January 19 for $18 per player, and/or sponsor a team for $180 or more. You should be an OT member or a relative of an OT member and at least 13. Register at email@example.com and send check payable to Olam Tikvah Men's Club.
World Wide Wrap and Breakfast, Sunday morning, February 2, 9:00am. Join Men's Club and other OT members at Sunday morning minyan as Conservative congregations around the world participate in and study the mitzvah of putting on t'fillin. Check back on this page for details on the program.
Game Night with ABBA, Saturday evening, February 8, 7:00pm. Join your friends for ABBA Poker Night (Texas Hold'em tournament) in collaboration with Men's Club Game Night. For those not interested in poker or who get eliminated early - there will be tables of classic games, from chess and backgammon to Clue and Monopoly. Snacks, adult and non-alcoholic beverages provided. Cost is $18 and proceeds go to the ongoing ABBA/OTMC effort to support the Youth Wing and Youth Activities. RSVP to Jim Kaplan at ABBA@olamtikvah.org.
Scout Shabbat, Saturday morning, February 15, 9:30am (rescheduled from February 8). During Shabbat morning services, we will honor scouts from OT's Boy Scout Troop 1818 and Cub Scout Pack 1818 (both sponsored by the Men's Club), Girl Scouts and other OT Scouts.
Hearing Men's Voices, Sunday, February 23, 9:40am. Join other Men's Club members and friends for a discussion and light breakfast after minyan.
Men's Club Brunch, March 30, 9:40 am, "On the Front without a Sword" honoring OT civilians serving overseas, with U.S. Foreign Service Officers Linda Recht and Bob Watts (ret.). Linda, who recently returned from a tour in Tajikistan, and Bob will discuss their experiences serving abroad with the State Department and being part of the Jewish communities in 8 different countries, including various danger zones. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have served the U.S. overseas as a civilian so you can be recognized.
Special Event: Honor OT's Blue Yarmulke Man of the Year: The Seaboard Region of the Federation of Jewish Men's Club Men of the Year dinner "Tribute to the Blues" is coming up on February 9, and we will celebrate OT's Elliott Dubin, and enjoy great food and entertainment. Go to the Seaboard website (www.seaboardfjmc.org) to buy your dinner reservations now and purchase a tribute to Elliott by January 26. Don't be left in the parking lot.