<h1 class="RadEDomMouseOver" style="text-align: center;">CHAI Champions</h1> <p style="text-align: center;"><span class="largetext" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px;">Recognizing 18 Extraordinary Advocates for People with Disabilities</span></p> <p style="text-align: center;">A biennial event supporting JF&amp;CS Services for People with Disabilities</p> <p style="text-align: center;"><span class="date" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px;">SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2017<br /> </span>6:00 - 9:00 p.m.<br /> The Westin Waltham</p> <h3 style="text-align: center;">Event Chairs</h3> <p style="text-align: center;">Leslie &amp; Stephen Bernstein<br /> Robin &amp; Steve Scari</p> <p>At this year's event we will recognize eighteen individuals or organizations that are extraordinary advocates for people with disabilities. Our community is blessed with many who support and embrace our clients and others with disabilities, foster their growth and independence, give them opportunities to live full, meaningful, and independent lives, and celebrate their accomplishments. We are excited to honor their contributions.</p> <p>CHAI (Community Housing and Adult Independence) were the first program offerings of JF&amp;CS Services for People with Disabilities. We have grown significantly and now also offer a full continuum of services for people with disabilities and their families including information and referral, care coordination and coaching, mental health counseling, day and employment services, supported housing, social and recreational groups, and Jewish programming.</p> <p style="text-align: right;"> <h3 style="text-align: center;">2017 CHAI Champions</h3> <div style="text-align: center;">Association of Developmental Disability Providers (ADDP)<br /> Babson College<br /> Kay Bernon<br /> Cabot&rsquo;s Ice Cream<br /> Commonwealth Financial Group<br /> Exceptional Lives<br /> Robin Fabiano<br /> Gerald Feldman&nbsp;<span style="text-align: center;">z&rdquo;l*</span><br /> Gateways: Access to Jewish Education<br /> The Help A Little One Foundation (H.A.L.O)<br /> Sue Loring, RN<br /> Maimonides School<br /> Norwood Housing Authority<br /> Eve Megargel<br /> Ruderman Family Foundation<br /> Ken W. Shulman<br /> Sandy Slavet<br /> Howard Trachtman<br /> </div> <span style="text-align: center;"><em>*of blessed memory</em></span></p> <p>Sponsorship opportunities available.</p> <p>For more information, contact Raquel Morales, Special Events Manager, at&nbsp;<a href="mailto:events@jfcsboston.org" class="ApplyClass" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px;">events@jfcsboston.org</a>&nbsp;or 781-693-5036.</p>