David Polen to Host JNF Major Gifts Thank You Reception
Contact: Glen Schwartz • JNF Southern Zone Director • 561-447-9733 • firstname.lastname@example.org
October, 2008 -- Boca Raton, FL -- To both honor and thank its major donors, David Polen, Jewish National Fund (JNF) Vice Chair of Major Gifts, will host a National Major Gifts Thank You reception on Thursday, January 15, 2009 at the St. Andrews Country Club in Boca Raton. All attendees will be guests of David Polen, Vice Chair of Major Gifts for JNF.
Gabriela Shalev, Israel Ambassador to the United Nations, will be the guest speaker.
“David's passion for
“I am duly impressed with what this organization has done,” said David. “When you travel to Israel and see the reservoirs, the new towns, the roads, all funded with our dollars, being involved with JNF gives you a great feeling. I am honored to be able to personally thank the wonderful people who are making this happen.”
David is President and Founder of Polen Capital Management, an investment management organization now located in Boca Raton, and a business commentator for Fox, CNN, and MSNBC. Originally from New York, David moved to Tampa in 1990 and to Boca in 2002. His firm manages money for wealthy individuals and institutions throughout the Trustee of the Florida Holocaust Museum and YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, David was a board member of the Tampa Jewish Federation and a trustee of The Hillel Jewish Day School of Tampa. David sits on the JNF South Palm Beach Board of Directors. His support plays a major role in the successful Blueprint Negev activities that are bringing critical change to ’s southern region. David now resides in Boca Raton with his two sons, Solomon and Danny.
For information about the reception, call (561) 447-9733 or contact Glen Schwartz at email@example.com
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JEWISH NATIONAL FUND (JNF) began in 1901 as a dream and vision to reestablish a homeland in Israel for Jewish people everywhere. Jews the world over collected coins in iconic JNF Blue Boxes, purchasing land and planting trees until ultimately, their dream of a Jewish homeland was a reality. JNF gives all generations of Jews a unique voice in building a prosperous future for the land of Israel and its people.
JNF embodies both heart and action; our work is varied in scope but singular in benefit. We strive to bring an enhanced quality of life to all of Israel’s residents, and translate these advancements to the world beyond. JNF is greening the desert with millions of trees, building thousands of parks, creating new communities and cities for generations of Israelis to call home, bolstering Israel’s water supply, helping develop innovative arid-agriculture techniques, and educating both young and old about the founding and importance of Israel and Zionism.
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