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Make a Splash!


Make a Splash!



February 3, 2014



Make a splash! Is now the official name of the lay-led committee that handles the renovation of the indoor pool - raising money, as well as coordinating the design and construction of the renovations - at the Shaw JCC.


Why “Make …

The Renovation of the Shaw JCC Indoor Pool Moves Forward with Welty Buildin


Welty Building Company Ltd. will be contracted to serve as the construction management firm for the pool renovation project at the Shaw JCC.  The role of the construction manager is to represent the owners through the construction process. Seth Glauberman, a lay member of the buildi…

Kathy Moses Salem makes a $100K gift for the indoor pool at the Shaw JCC

Kathy Moses Salem pledged $100K as a personal gift for the renovation project of the indoor pool at the Shaw JCC. Kathy, who was featured in AJN in March of 2010 (pg. 2), is well known in our community for her passion to making a difference in projects that impact the entire comm…

Thom and Lisa Mandel Sponsor $500K matching grant for the indoor pool

In about a year Shaw JCC members will be enjoying an indoor pool once again. A portion of the funds needed to make the renovation a reality have been secured, with Thom and Lisa Mandel stepping up to graciously sponsor a $500,000 matching grant for the renovation. The architecture…