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HOD meetings w/ special events

On September 27th 6:30PM our lodge will initiate several new brothers and elect new lodge officers.  Please ensure your attendance to vote and support new initiates.   RSVP to your invitation from Thursday so we can have an accurate headcount for table setting and food.  If you did not receive an invitation on Thursday, please contact Don Swartz dswartz7@gmail.com

W/B Matt Kurtzman and Br Boris Gremont have both volunteered to serve as lodge president.  Other nominations for this and all roles can be made from the floor.  Any role where more than one candidate stands will be decided by private ballot.  

Lodge will be called to order promptly at 630PM.  Formal attire is required.  Initiation of new candidates and dinner will follow.

International leaders and North American leaders visit our chapter in October.

Grand President Anton Teper

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Community Service

Thank you Chaim Schnitzler for organizing the cleanup at the JCC Food Pantry.  

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Thank you Ivan Kahn for organizing our volunteer effort supporting JCC Golf Event.

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27th Lodge Initiation and voting on new lodge officers


10th Exec Meeting

15th Annual BBQ

18th Lodge Meeting Officer Installation (Anshai Torah)

22nd HOD Atlanta Kosher BBQ competition


14th Exec Meeting

29th Lodge Meeting 


8th Exec Meeting

20th Lodge Meeting

24th Social Gathering

HOD International News

WB Warren Hamel and BR Don Swartz are representing the Shimon Peres chapter on an international committee to make over website and other communication tools across HOD chapters.  This will afford all of HOD an opportunity to better collaborate and act cohesively.  

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HOD is Sharing Jewish Values through Community Service, Education and Friendship!

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HOD Pickleball Tournament '24

This promises to be a most exciting activity for HOD and the Jewish community fundraising activity. 

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BBQ x2

HOD Family BBQ

Shimon Peres family BBQ promises not to disappoint.  An opportunity for the whole family.  Great food, swimming and yes Ted's famous trivia contest.

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Want to BBQ in Atlanta too??

Don and Lynda Swartz are going to Atlanta to support Atlanta HOD Kosher BBQ contest on 10/22/23.

If you are interested in also attending, please email dswartz7@gmail.com so that perhaps we can arrange similar transportation. 

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