JProStl peer recognition award nominations due Nov. 2

JProStl, the association dedicated to supporting professionals working at Jewish organizations in St. Louis, is now accepting nominations for the 8th Annual Peer Recognition Awards.  Nominations can be submitted by any staff person at a Jewish agency, organization, day school or congregation.  

The deadline for submissions is Nov. 2. Awards will be presented at a community-wide luncheon for staff from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31 at the JCC Staenberg Family Complex. JProStl honors those who exemplify professional excellence and dedication to their position, organization and the St. Louis Jewish community. Categories include Visionary, Emerging Leader, Career Achievement, Mentor, Pillar, Jewish Educator, Chesed/Kindness (direct service), and Dedication (support staff). Nominations can be submitted online at

Luncheon co-chairs are Leslie Kastner of the Jewish Federation and Nancy Weigley of NCJW. Michelle Almengor is JProStl Special Events Chairman. For more information, contact Emilie Docter at [email protected] or 314-442-3868.