WU@CEC: Annual Meeting & Pack Shack this Sunday June 11th

06/05/2017 07:01:43 AM


What's Up at Congregation Etz Chaim

This Week at CEC

CEC Annual Meeting June 11th at 2p.m. with Pack Shack at 3:30p.m.

All members are encouraged to attend Congregation Etz Chaim's annual meeting at 2p.m. on Sunday, June 11. The annual meeting is an important time to reflect on where we've been as a community in the past year, look ahead to our future, and elect our new leadership.


The meeting will be at Waterway, 4074 SW H St., Bentonville.


The meeting will last approximately 1 hour and then we will conclude the year with a Pack Shack event at 3:30pm. Please join us in this Tikkun Olam event, all are welcome.



Proposed Board Member Slate

CEC's nominating committee is proposing the following slate of candidates for the Board of Directors: 


President: Jodi Prohofsky

Vice President: Lee Rudofsky

Treasurer: Susan Abrahams

Past President and Secretary: Dawn Bachman

At Large and Religious School: Helene Carter

At Large: Howie Sallerson

At Large: Jacob Schnur


All candidates for the board must be willing to attend monthly board meetings, as well as be Jewish voting members (members who are current on their financial pledges as outlined on the 2016-17 pledge form). Associate members are not eligible.



  • Carol Stuckey (5th)
  • Evie Adler (6th)


  • Carol & Jason Vella (11th)


  • Manya Baramova, mother of Velvina Buzik (11th)

Other News

Shabbat and Torah Service on July 14th and 15th led by Cantor Radwine

Join us  as we welcome Cantor Radwine to NWA and to Congregation Etz Chaim. Cantor Radwine will lead both a Friday evening Shabbat Service and a Saturday morning Torah Service. Join us at Waterway for the following services:


Friday, July 14th at 6:30 p.m. at Waterway with an oneg following services.


Saturday, July 15th at 9:30 a.m. at Waterway

Calls from the Building Committee

Thank you to our Building Committee:


Jennifer Martin, Interim Chair

Michelle Sallerson

Doug Brandt

Matthew Carter

Ryan Malashock

Dawn Bachman


Beginning May 10th, members of the Building Committee will begin contacting our members to gain an understanding of our needs for a future home. We look forward to gaining insight from you to direct our future efforts.

Brown Baggin' It with FCC - Tikkun Olam Opportunity 

June's Brown Baggin' It items are Jelly or Jam (no glass jars please) for Samaritan Community Center and Make-up Kits for teen for Miracle on 14th St. Bring any and all donations to a CEC event at Waterway at FCC.

Sun, June 24 2018 11 Tammuz 5778