New York, NY – November 19, 2009 – Workmen’s Circle/Arbeter Ring announced a
Gala to be held December 10th featuring a celebrity reception, performances by the cast of the Broadway musical, Wicked and a performance by Theo Bikel in Sholom Aleichem: Laughter Through Tears. The two performances are to be held at Baruch College.
At the event, Workmen’s Circle CEO Ann Toback will announce a dramatic new vision and mission to attendees and to the media. According to the new vision approved this month by the organization’s Board, a distinctive technology-driven, activist approach to Jewish education and involvement, drawn on the group’s historic values will be at the forefront of plans going forward.
Date: Thursday, 012/10/09
5:30-7:30 pm Baruch College, Newman Conference Center
151 East 25th Street 7th Floor NY, NY
8 pm Baruch College, Nagelberg Theater
55 Lexington Avenue NY, NY
(Enter E. 25th St. betw. Lex. Ave & 3rd Ave.)
Coverage invited. Good Photos. Interviews welcome
(Details at http://www.circle.org/files/gala_09/gala_09_invit.pdf )
To register for the event and more information, call Kathy Anderson at 212-889-6800 or visit www.circle.org .
About Workmen’s Circle
The Workmen’s Circle (Arbeter Ring in Yiddish) is the longest standing Jewish educational, cultural and social welfare organization in the US. Having served five generations of members, today’s Workmen’s Circle is a 501(C)(3) not-for-profit with a new, revitalized mission of providing an educational and activist home for the next Jewish generation. Workmen’s Circle is headquartered at 45 East 33rd Street in Manhattan. More information is available at www.circle.org or by calling Steven Greene at (917) 254-4898.