Men of TAS (MoTAS) Weekly for 07/04/18: Sports Squares / July Dining Out

MoTAS Weekly NewsletterIn This Issue:

  1. FOOTBALL SQUARES ON SALE NOW
  2. JULY DINING OUT
  3. POKER TOURNAMENT
  4. MOTAS EMAIL ALIASES UPDATED
  5. IN CLOSING


1. FOOTBALL SQUARES ON SALE NOW

Summer is Football Squares season! It’s an easy way to support TAS and possibly win a little back. $50 gets you a random square on the board, where randomized rows and columns have the digits 0 through 9. During Monday Night Football season, match the last digit of the home and away team scores in a quarter and win! More information, complete rules, online signup, and signup forms are available at http://squares.tasnorthridge-motas.org, or contact Bob Levine (818-271-1282, tasboblevine@gmail.com) or Kathy Pullman (gridmaven@tasnorthridge-motas.org). Forms will soon be available in the Temple Foyer. Funds raised by the Sports Squares programs are used to fund specific needs that are often unfunded, and expenditures are distinct from MoTAS’ general fund contributions. Registration closes at 6:00 PM on Saturday, September 8.

As you recall, the net proceeds for the Football Squares goes to support TAS projects that cannot be funded, either adequately, or at all, by current temple budgeting. It is your support that makes these things happen. As a result of your participation and support, the temple has had a major overhaul to the kitchen, and we have been able to offer more campership funds to allow our youth to go to Jewish camp in the summer.

Please support us this year, as you have in the past. All the information about the game, as well as sign-up instructions, are available at our website:

http://squares.tasnorthridge-motas.org

We hope you can see your way to be part of our team this season. You might win some money, but the temple is the big winner. A warm thank-you from the Men of TAS.

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2. JULY DINING OUT

Would you like an easy way to help MoTAS financially? How about taking your family to dinner. The MoTAS “Dining Does Good” allows you to go out to dinner, and have the restaurant donate a portion of your check support the Men of TAS. Our June “Dining Does Good” will be Tuesday, July 24, at Emle’s Restaurant in Northridge. You can find a flyer for the event at https://wp.tasnorthridge-motas.org/activities/dining/.

We really encourage you to come and support these events: we raise a little extra funds for our work, but more importantly, we come together and break bread as a Temple family on a regular basis. It is a real joy to walk into a neighborhood restaurant and see your Temple friends, to sit down and share a table and talk. This is the heart and goal of MoTAS: Building Relationships.

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3. POKER TOURNAMENT

Planning is starting for the joint Men of Temple Ahavat Shalom (MoTAS) / Men of Temple Ramat Zion Texas Hold ‘Em Charity Poker Tournament on Sunday, October 21. We’ve set up a preliminary planning page so you can sign up for more information on the event; we’re also exploring a parallel boardgaming event (if there is sufficient interest) for those under 18, or those that don’t play poker. Learn more and RSVP at https://wp.tasnorthridge-motas.org/activities/poker/.

If you would like to help Howard run the event, please contact him at hmiller12@socal.rr.com.

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4. MOTAS EMAIL ALIASES UPDATED

Did you ever want to get in touch with a MoTAS Officer, but you couldn’t remember their email address? We have a solution. We have a set of standard email aliases that forward to whomever the current officers are. These have recently been updated to reflect the officer changeover on July 1. The aliases are:

Alias Forwards To
president@tasnorthridge-motas.org Howard Miller
vp1@tasnorthridge-motas.org, vp-russ@tasnorththridge-motas.org Russ Rapoport
vp2@tasnorthridge-motas.org, vp-larry@tasnorthridge-motas.org Larry Pfefer
treasurer@tasnorthridge-motas.org Roger Lowe
secretary@tasnorthridge-motas.org Hal Bass
pastpresident@tasnorthridge-motas.org Frank Sorlonw
editor@tasnorthridge-motas.org, cybermaven@tasnorthridge-motas.org Daniel Faigin
dining@tasnorthridge-motas.org Barry Mann
gridmaven@tasnorthridge-motas.org Bob Levine
softball@tasnorthridge-motas.org Joe Blachman

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IN CLOSING

As always, remember that the Men of Temple Ahavat Shalom is *your* organization. Keep up to date on our activities at http://www.tasnorthridge-motas.org/ and participate. Sign up for our action alert list at http://tinyurl.com/motas-action-alert. We want to serve all the men of Temple Ahavat Shalom and welcome new participants from the TAS membership. Join our Facebook group and “follow” our website. Come be part of the Men of Temple Ahavat Shalom!

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