Galvanized to find support for her son, Michelle Simon began combing Atlanta for resources. What she couldn’t have foreseen then was the two decades-long fight on his behalf, and on behalf of children like Kyle who have disabilities, that this would set in motion.
Apply by Monday, February 18! Get ready for ROUND 2 of November's inaugural Innovation Advisor Dinner -- back with a new name: Pairings.
Have a dream for a project that can change our community? Do you need or wish to provide advice at this particular moment in your life/career? Tap into the Wisdom of ATL's Jewish Community. Get Paired!
The Pairings Dinner will take place on Monday, March 18, from 6:30-8:30 pm at Factory Atlanta.
Now in its 13th year, the Balser Symposium, slated the same weekend as Super Bowl crowds hit Atlanta, continues its mission to turn this city into a philanthropic hub. The Super Bowl may be top of mind for many Atlantans the first weekend in February. But for financial and legal experts intent on making a positive impact on their communities, there’s only one name that matters: Balser.
Gail Ripans’ late mother, Helen Weintraub (née Guttentag), immigrated to the United States from Poland as a pre-teen, in the 1920s. Though Helen managed to escape the Holocaust, many of her relatives did not. That memory of extended family members who died during the Shoah has made Gail keenly focused on ensuring that future generations can access Jewish education.