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Connections event raises $110,000 for Jewish Federation

From left, Andrea Lott, Michelle Shriki, Iris Krasnow, Kim Fisher and Naomi Newman chaired the Jewish Federation Women’s Philanthropy event, “Connections 2012: The Power of Passion,” Jan. 29, 2012. Lott, Fisher and Newman are Mercer Island residents.  - Contributed Photo
From left, Andrea Lott, Michelle Shriki, Iris Krasnow, Kim Fisher and Naomi Newman chaired the Jewish Federation Women’s Philanthropy event, “Connections 2012: The Power of Passion,” Jan. 29, 2012. Lott, Fisher and Newman are Mercer Island residents.
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Three Mercer Island residents chaired the Jewish Federation Women’s Philanthropy event, “Connections 2012: The Power of Passion,” on Jan. 29. Andrea Lott and Kim Fisher served as co-chairs of the event, and Naomi Newman served as the Women’s Philanthropy chair.

The event featured guest speaker Iris Krasnow, best-selling author of such books as “The Secret Lives of Wives” and “I Am My Mother’s Daughter.”

Approximately $110,000 was raised for the Jewish Federation’s Community Campaign to support Jewish organizations locally, in Israel, and across the globe.

 

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