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McHenry County Jewish Congregation sets community service day

CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County Jewish Congregation will host a Community Service/Mitzvah Day and Pancake Breakfast fundraiser from 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 6.

Heartland Blood Centers will be on hand for a blood drive and is scheduling donors for appointments from 8:30 a.m. to noon.

Participants also will be engaged in public service activities, including creating birthday treat bags for those served by Faith in Action, and desserts for those served by Public Action to Deliver Shelter.

Opportunities also will be available to tour the synagogue and meet with Rabbi Maralee Gordon and congregation members.

The McHenry County Jewish Congregation also is sponsoring a pancake breakfast for the public from 9 a.m. to noon. Meal tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for children younger than 8 and seniors older than 80. 

The events will take place at the McHenry County Jewish Congregation, 8617 Ridgefield Road, Crystal Lake.

For information call 815-455-1810; email of visit

– Northwest Herald


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