Best friends as a result of meeting on the JCC playground years ago, Sue and Jane talk about their friendship and the mutual love of their families.more»
Sandy Newman, the Acting Managing Director, and Tracy Sussman, the Director of Membership and Marketing, talk all about the old bowling alley that used to be on the lower level of the JCC. Memories of bowling certainly come up often. What do you think? Should we #BringBackBowling ? #BBBtoTheJCCmore»
Now married and with two daughters, Amy grew up at the JCC. It's been a constant in her life. She talks about a special chair — meaningful to her and her daughter that can be found under the stage. When Amy was a teen, her Mom and Dad were thrilled she spent so much time at The J. Although, they weren't quite sure as to the reason. Amy tells you in this episode.more»
Mike and Linda have wonderful memories of the nursery school with their daughters, family camping at the camp site, and hundreds of events they've attended at the JCC. Even though Mike's background is in finance, it's an investment of another kind he's now appreciating — relationships. He enjoys spending time with friends he's known for decades, along with newer members too, as he remains very active in the JCC.more»
Linda and her family's involvement with the JCC goes back generations — even before she was born! Her grandfather, Hyman Rockmaker, was one of the founding members of the JCC of Allentown and served as its 4th President. She shares decades of memories, including the day camp, #SwimmingIsFun with Dennis McGinley, and even one she never told anyone before! Linda, her husband Mike, and their entire family remain very active members in the community.more»
For the past five years on nice Sunday mornings, this group has gotten together to ride their bikes, share some conversations, and camaraderie. Some in this group have nicknames, some don't. Want to ride with them? They'd love to have you join them, especially for this event coming up in May. You'll need your own bike, but they'll be happy to provide you with a nickname!
Looking to join the group and make some memories of your own? Join us for the JCC's Centennial Bike, Hike, and Run happening at Camp JCC in Center Valley on Sunday, May 27.more»
If you listen to a few podcast episodes you might think it's all just fun and games at the JCC. Guess what? Most of the time you'd probably be right! Alexa Karakos and Sonia Davis tell of a recent carnival where they dressed up as Mr. and Mrs. Zuckerman from Charlotte's Web.more»