November News from the Camp Chi Family!
In just a month so much has happened. We’ve had our first snowfall (and many more at camp), the World Series ended, the NBA has started, and that’s just in the non-camp world. The Camp Chi Family has given us countless reasons to celebrate this moth from a ton of b’nai mitzvot to engagements, expanding families, accomplishments, new jobs and more. So, without further delay, let’s dive deep into and celebrate the November News from the Camp Chi Family.
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Rachel Hoffman will be a SIT this summer and we would advise to not mess with her. She just won gold in her karate tournament in both kata and kumite. We’ll see how karate translates to volleyball this summer.
JCC Chicago has a lot of opportunities for teens including Project Teen-Seed613, which empowers Jewish teen girls to work together to identify challenges in the community and create solutions, whether big or small, that will make a meaningful difference. We are thrilled that our own Sydney Zuckert was recently accepted for the next cohort! We can’t wait to see what you do Sydney!
We are very happy for Katie Carling, who welcomed her daughter Ava Christina just a few weeks ago.
Brian Chmielewski has staffed PNW three times. His adventures have taken him all over the globe, most recently to Australia. But he’ll be back stateside soon as he accepted a job that will have him based in South Florida. That’s close to the Pacific Northwest, right?
We are very proud of Stephen Vozar and the Lake Park High School Cross Country team for going to sectionals!
Carly Klein is really quite a special person. She has wowed us for years with her compassion and work with campers, her art and photography skills, and much more. And now she and the Pratt Institute Women’s Soccer Team qualified for and were the runners up for the ACAA championship in California, their first year in the NCAA. Nice going Carly!
We want to wish a big mazel tov to Eli Bass, who recently got engaged to Ali Brodsky.
It’s been a very busy bar and bat mitzvah season! We want to wish a hearty mazel tov to Gabby Schwalb, Dylan Adler, Skylar Adler, Parker Lewis, Jonathan Protus, Ezra Bader, Ella Cutler, Brady Cutler, Lucy Aronsohn, Casey Rategan, Mia Schlessinger, and Hudson Kirsh (pictured above with his camp friends who traveled to Indiana to celebrate with him) on their recent b’nai mitzvot. We heard you all did great on the bimah and are very proud of you!
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