Jewish Light announces 2016 Unsung Heroes

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Ten individuals and one couple will be recognized as the 2016 Jewish Light Unsung Heroes at 7 p.m. Monday, May 23 at the Jewish Community Center Arts & Education Building, 2 Millstone Campus Drive. The annual event, which began in 2010, shines a light on individuals who generously volunteer to help the St. Louis Jewish community, and Jewish St. Louisans who volunteer not only within the local Jewish community but also the community at-large. 

Event chairs are Vicki Singer, Missy Korenblat-Hanin and Gary Kodner. 

This year’s heroes are:

• Philip Deitch

• Harvey Ferdman

• Ann Frank

• Susan Goldberg

• Elad Gross

• Pam and Stu Katz

• Betsy Mehlman

• Joy Millner

• Shirley Mosinger

• Carl Sherman

• Bonnie Solomon

Look for more information about the honorees in upcoming editions and profile stories in the Oy! Magazine—Unsung Heroes edition in May. 

The Unsung Heroes event will feature a dessert reception (Kosher dietary laws observed). Tickets are $18. RSVP online by May 15 at, or email [email protected] or call 314-743-3660. A printed RSVP form will be included in future issues of the Light

Unsung Heroes is generously sponsored by Enterprise Holdings Foundation and Booksource.