JProStl seeks nominations for annual peer recognition awards

JProStl, the association dedicated to supporting professionals working at Jewish organizations throughout St. Louis, is now accepting nominations for the 12th Annual JProStl Peer Recognition Awards and for the 2nd JProStl Partnership Award. Nominations can be submitted by any staff person at a Jewish agency, organization, day school or congregation. JProStl is an initiative of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis.

The deadline for submission is Oct. 26 and awards will be presented at a community-wide luncheon on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  at the Jewish Community Center’s Staenberg Family Complex, 2 Millstone Campus Drive. 

The theme for the luncheon is “Shining the Light on our Professional Community.” The JProStl peer awards honor 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, and Dedication (support staff).  In addition, the JProStl Partnership Award honoring lay leaders who exemplify the lay-staff partnership.

Nominations can be submitted online at 

For more information, contact Marci Mayer Eisen at [email protected] or 314-442-3810. Online registration for the luncheon will be open in late November. JProStl, a Jewish Federation initiative, is affiliated with the Millstone Institute and supported by the Lubin-Green Foundation, a supporting foundation of Jewish Federation; Mont and Karen Levy, and Bill Solomon and family. Program co-chairs are Erin Alper of NCJW and Erin Schreiber of Maryville University Hillel. 

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