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* Purim Party, underwritten by the Jacob Leon Memorial Fund, was another first this year. The seniors celebrated the holiday with Hamantaschen, masquerades and Purim songs led by Rabbi Arthur Ruberg and his daughter Adina. YAH and YES Clubs officers installation luncheon, with featured guests Rabbi Elliot and Ilana Marmon, attracted many members of each club. YAH Third Passover Seder is an annual tradition looked forward to by all senior adults. This year again, Rabbi Michael Panitz conducted the Seder with the assistance of Brandon Terkeltaub, the YAH President's grandson. Weekly programs at the JCCT include: - Exercise classes - Yoga - Country Western Line Dancing - Current Events discussions - Freilech Friday Program followed by a Shabbat Lunch and raffle - Ballroom Dancing - Monday Lunch with Jewish Humor - Tuesday's Inspirational Thought - Conversational Yiddish Weekly programs at the Beach include: - Seniors at the Beach meet every Tuesday at Beth Chaverim Monthly Programs are also sponsored by the YES Club, the YAH Club and the Center for Adult Living Department: - Senior's Fun with Arts and Crafts - Second Wednesday at the Movies and/or Bingo - The Young Energetic Seniors (YES) Club - The Young at Heart (YAH) Club - Seniors Blood Pressure Reading is a new endeavor in cooperation with Jewish Family Services. Nurses are scheduled to take blood pressures on the first Friday of each month after lunch. - Guided Tours of the Chrysler Museum Daily services sponsored by the Center for Adult Living: - Senior adults come to the JCCT during the week for a savory, hot, nutritional kosher lunch. On Tuesdays, kosher meals are also served at Beth Chaverim in Virginia Beach. - Transportation is available to help senior adults living within a six mile radius of the JCCT access the department's services and programs. On Tuesdays, transportation is also available for the Virginia Beach programs. - Meals-on-Wheels delivers meals to the homebound by volunteers. The Pacesetter, the senior adults' newsletter, is now published monthly and informs readers of daily and weekly activities, as well as upcoming special events, health tidbits, poems and, most importantly, the monthly menu. JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER OF TIDEWATER Award Winners 1998 JCCT Youth Award Talia Tor Center Service Award Molly Dye The Mary & Avalon S. Faxtkin Award For Senior Adults Helen and Maurice Lapping Jewish Programming Award Israel at 50 Consortium The Thomas L. Hofheimer Humanitarian Award Dr. Calvin Belkov Harold Sacks The Joseph H. "Buddy" Strelitz Community Service Award African-American/Iewish Coalition Special Lifetime Achievement Award Sidney Gates The David and Sylvia Krug Award Diane Muhlendorf