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Naples Florida Weekly: JFCS Meets Grant Challenge

Jewish Family & Community Services is set to expand its senior center this month to 6,800 square feet thanks to grants from the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation,Patty and Jay Baker, the Brookedale Foundation and others. Jaclynn Faffer, president and chief executive officer of Jewish Family & Community Services of Southwest Florida, announced the organization …

Naples Florida Weekly: “Power Women 2014”

From Naples Florida Weekly: “Whether she’s strategizing a corporate initiative, raising money for a charity, entertaining an audience or responding to her constituents, a power woman’s work is never done. Just ask any of the CEOs, executive directors, philanthropists and public servants who’ve been selected as Florida Weekly’s 2014 Power Women. They come from a …

Naples News Article: JFCS CEO Matriculates to Harvard

Dr. Jaclynn Faffer, CEO and president of the non-profit service organization Jewish Family & Community Services (JFCS), joined more than 140 nonprofit leaders from around the world at the Strategic Perspectives in Non-Profit Management Seminar (SPNM) held at Harvard University last month as part of the Harvard Business School’s Executive Education program. Read the rest …

Naples Daily NewsMakers with Jeff Lytle

“Naples Daily NewsMakers with Jeff Lytle” recently aired a special report on living longer, healthier lives. Click the link below to watch the video highlights and read excerpts. Naples Daily NewsMakers: Panel discusses living longer — and better — lives. – Naples Daily News  

Gulfshore Life Article: “Nowhere To Go”

Why impoverished seniors struggle so hard to find affordable housing in Naples. This is a story about senior who cannot afford their homes, but it’s also a story about two cities in the same place. Click the image to read the article.

WGCU Article: “First Senior Center Opens…”

Dr. Jaclynn Faffer was recently interviewed by journalist Yaritza Lopez of WGCU News to discuss the opening of Collier County’s first Senior Center and why it’s important to fulfill this need in the community. Click the link below to read the article OR to listen to the audio. First Senior Center Opens In Collier County

Senior Center Feb. Schedule

Lunch and More Wednesday, February 5th, 11AM to 3PM Following lunch the Sheriff’s Department will be providing a talk on scams against seniors. How you can protect yourself. Computer Informational Meeting Friday, February 7th, 10- 11:30 am If you are interested in participating in computer classes please plan to attend this meeting. We will be …

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