Marjorie Groberman

Vancouver, British Columbia

Marjorie Groberman is an enthusiastic, energetic and persuasive volunteer and a role model for active senior living. Now 90, Marjorie organized the first Hadassah Bazaar in Vancouver in 1952, an annual fundraiser so successful, she was asked to assist with setting up Hadassah bazaars in 14 other Canadian centres. Marjorie is honoured today for her leadership of programs for seniors at the Jewish Community Centre: an ambitious music program; a duplicate bridge club, and other initiatives that have substantially increased participation. Marjorie is a vibrant mentor to scores of adult and senior volunteers. Over Marjorie’s lifetime, she has dedicated herself to the service of others.


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