Amy Southerland

The Career Gateway – Next Class Starting Oct. 13 – Sign Up Now!

Are you age 50+ and looking for a new job? Whether you are re-entering the workforce or making a career change, JCA’s Career Gateway program was designed just for you. The next session of Career Gateway starts October 13, 2016 — classes are small by design, so seats are limited. Be sure to sign up

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Become an Interages Volunteer and Inspire Young Minds!

If you’re age 50 or better, we invite you to learn about volunteering with the JCA Heyman Interages® Center. Interages volunteers serve throughout Montgomery County in a variety of programs that help children and youth unlock their potential. Our programs serve pre-K through high school, and you can work with youth one-on-one or in small

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JCA’s July 2016 Senior Resources Guide is Now Online!

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]The latest edition of JCA’s Senior Resources Guide, which is published as an insert in Washington Jewish Week, is hot off the presses. Better yet, for the first time ever, WJW has made the Guide available to peruse online! Entitled Amazing Facts and Free Senior Resources, this edition has a special connection to JCA’s

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Join JCA for Grand Slam Sunday at Nationals Park on August 28!

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Join us at The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s Grand Slam Sunday at Nationals Park on August 28, when the Washington Nationals take on the Colorado Rockies. Gates open at 11:30 a.m, when the pre-game fun begins. The first pitch is scheduled for 1:35 p.m. Grand Slam Sunday is a great way to

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Tired Faces Campaign Promotes Safety for Older Pedestrians

The Tired Faces campaign uses serious images – faces symbolically blemished by tire treads – to remind drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists to look out for one another and follow traffic safety laws. Now, a new group of Tired Faces ads is putting the spotlight on the safety of older pedestrians. “It’s a serious campaign for

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Ride Smart Workshops Offered on June 16 & 17 and June 23 & 24

JCA’s Ride Smart workshops help small groups of older adults learn to use public transportation options and otherwise navigate the National Capital Region. In this two-day workshop, seniors learn How to travel to destinations of their choice How to read Ride-On & Metro bus schedules How to read the Metro system map and understand fare

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2016 Holocaust Observance to Take Place May 1 in Maryland & Northern Virginia

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Yom Ha’Shoah “Seeking Justice 70 Years after Nuremberg” May 1, 2016 JCA is pleased to be a supporting agency for the 2016 Holocaust Observance organized by the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Washington (JCRC), to be held this year on Sunday, May 1. During this annual observance, we come together as a

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The Career Gateway! – Next Class Starts April 6 – Sign Up Now!

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Are you age 50+ and looking for a new job? Whether you are re-entering the workforce or making a career change, JCA’s Career Gateway program was designed just for you. The next session of Career Gateway starts Wednesday, April 6 — classes are small by design, so seats are limited. Be sure to sign

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Montgomery County Students Invited to Compete in “Save the Seat” Contest by Promoting Public Awareness of Priority Seating for Seniors & People with Disabilities

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Students in Montgomery County, Maryland: Create a Public Awareness Campaign in Your School and Community! Click here to download a flyer about the Save the Seat contest. FINAL DEADLINE: All entries due by February 29, 2016. What do I need to do? Use your creativity to help increase public awareness of the importance

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