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Women’s Council presents Leading a Meaningful Life


“Suzanne take us beyond the frontier of our own expectations,
and into a new and hope-filled stage of life.”–Gloria Steinem


Former Ms. Magazine editor and acclaimed author of Inventing the Rest of Our Lives, Suzanne Braun Levine gives us a fun, smart, and tremendously informative road map through the challenging and uncharted territory that lies ahead in creating happy, meaningful lives.

Please join us on Thursday, April 27, 2017 from  6:00 – 8:30 pm at the Irondequoit Country Club.

6-7 pm           Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres

7-8 pm           Program

8-8:30 pm      Q&A / Book signing

Tickets are $36 and seating is limited. To purchase tickets, please call Chris DelRegno at 585-784-6383 or purchase online below.

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About Suzanne Braun Levine

Suzanne Braun Levine was the first editor of Ms. Magazine and the first woman editor of the Columbia Journalism Review, and is the author of numerous books. Her ongoing conversation with women began with her pioneering popular books Inventing the Rest of Our Lives, 50 Is the New Fifty and You Gotta Have Girlfriends.

While at Ms., she conceived and produced the Peabody Award-winning HBO Special She’s Nobody’s Baby: American Women in the 20th Century and edited a book based on the documentary. She was honored as a “Ms. Woman of the Year” in 2004. She is featured in MAKERS: Women Who Make America, an ongoing AOL and PBS video initiative showcasing trailblazing women. Suzanne’s books are available on For more information, visit:

About Women’s Council of the Jewish Senior Life Foundation

The Jewish Senior Life Foundation Women’s Council serves as a group of ambassadors for Jewish Senior Life throughout our community. The Women’s Council focus is to raise awareness of Jewish Senior Life, develop connections with other organizations to support Jewish Senior Life activities, engage and mentor women to help support the life-enhancing work of Jewish Senior Life, and expand resources for Jewish Senior Life programs and services.

Women’s Council Steering Committee Members:

Mona Kolko, Co-Chair

Robin Weintraub, Co-Chair

Mara Axelrod

Judy Blaustein

Phyllis Bloom

Gail Drew

Heidi Fishman

Nichole Gantshar

Debbie Gordon

Barbara Kozel

Robyn Morgan

Karen Rabinowitz


This event is also supported by our Jewish Senior Life Foundation Corporate Partners:

Platinum Partners
  • Harter Secrest
  • Radec
Gold Partners
  • Cool Insuring
  • Ultramobile Imaging
Silver Partners
  • Abbott’s Frozen Custard
  • Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
  • BlueMark Advisors
  • ES Systems Inc.
  • Freed Maxick CPAs
  • Hinman Straub
  • Kosher Mart Foods
  • Lifetime Care
  • M/E Engineering
  • Omnicare Pharmacy Services
  • Optum
  • Roberts Communications
  • UGI Energy Services
  • United Healthcare








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