Jane Weitzman keynotes Women’s Philanthropy luncheon

Jane Weitzman, executive vice president of Stuart Weitzman, is renowned in the fashion industry as the company’s founding vice president of retail. She is also a philanthropic leader for both Jewish and other community causes.

Jane Weitzman

Jane Weitzman

On Friday, March 4, the longtime champion of charitable causes shares her insight to making a difference during the Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix Women’s Philanthropy IGNITION! luncheon.

Ms. Weitzman now spend much of her time giving back and raising funds for a worthy causes, including a long list of Jewish organizations. She will inspire luncheon attendees to live their values of tikkun olam and kol yisrael aravim zeh, la’ zeh.

“Women’s Philanthropy is thrilled to welcome Jane to our community”, said Robin Loeb, director of Women’s Philanthropy and donor relations. Her passion and dedication to philanthropic causes is a shining example of how to make a difference. And we are so pleased to also have the opportunity to recognize women who are making a difference in our own community.”

During the luncheon, Women’s Philanthropy will also present awards recognizing contributions of community women, Sandy Belfer and Gail Ober.

Sandy Belfer will receive the Gerda Weissman Klein and Kurt Klein Award for her many years of involvement and dedication to making a difference in the Jewish community and far beyond, by her spirit and example of generosity and leadership.

The Rising Star Award is presented to Gail Ober for her example of leadership in Women’s Philanthropy and the Federation.

The IGNITION! luncheon is chaired by Anita Gutkin and DeeDee Vecchione and takes place at the Scottsdale Hilton Resort, 6333 N. Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale.

Couvert is $65 with a $180 minimum commitment to the Federation’s 2016 Annual Campaign, payable by Dec. 31, 2016.

Registration begins at 10:15 a.m. and program starts at 11 a.m. Dietary laws are observed.

Register by Feb. 26 at jewishphoenix.org/ignition.

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