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Penny M. Goodman and her husband, Larry, live in Newton. They have two sons, Jeffrey and Jonathan. Penny is a graduate of George Washington University, where she earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. Her areas of expertise are fundraising events and nonprofit engagement. In 2016, she was the recipient of the Kipness Wilson Frieland Award from the Jewish Federation of North America, and in 2015 she received the Maxwell Burstein Volunteer Award from Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters. She was also a CJP Circle of Excellence Award winner in 2014. Penny is a member of CJP’s Caring and Social Justice Committee and Past President and Campaign Chair of CJP’s Women’s Philanthropy. At JF&CS, she serves on the Finance Committee and co-chairs the Development Committee. Penny was also a long-time volunteer for the Lauren and Mark Rubin Visiting Moms® program. In her spare time, she pursues golf, exercise, reading, and travel.

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