Friedman JCC Member of the Month | Please meet: Joe Mitchneck
What attracted you to our center?
I have been a member for over 60 years and have spent many happy times at the JCC participating in socialization and sports.
What are your likes and interest at the JCC?
As a board member and past president, I enjoy staying active in JCC functions. I enjoy volunteering at Sarah’s Table Food Pantry on Fridays, being an active member of Men’s Club, as well as delivering Kosher Home Delivered Meals.
Tell us a fun fact about yourself.
I met my wife, Bedonna at Holiday house when we were teenagers!
Some words our members used to describe Joe.
“He represents the very fabric of our community.”
“Always willing to lend a hand.”
“Devoted and supportive.”
Joe’s involvement through the years:
Sunday Basketball League
Troop 32 Boy Scouts at JCC
2 years Noar camper / JCC Day Camp
3 years Camp Counselor
Member / Officer AZA (BBYO) at JCC
High School Bowling League
AZA Advisor 2 years
Member Men’s Bowling League 42 years
JCC Board Member / Officer 14 years
Board Member Board of Trustees
*In addition to being an active member and volunteer, Joe and his family founded and runs Toys from Heidi, a program donating holiday gifts to local underprivileged children.
Toys from Heidi