2021 JCRC Annual Event
August 11 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thank you for your interest in supporting the JCRC by purchasing tickets to our 2021 Annual Event. This year’s Annual Event has a smaller capacity than our past events at the downtown Hyatt, and we are unable to sell additional tickets at this time. Please email Lisa Ferrier to be added to our waitlist, and Lisa will follow up with you if a ticket becomes available. As always, we appreciate your generous support. Please click here to make a donation in support of our work.
Please join the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas for an evening at the American Swedish Institute (ASI). Enjoy hors d’oeuvres and beverages in the courtyard of ASI (weather permitting) and view the exhibition, Kindertransport – Rescuing Children on the Brink of War. We will also have the opportunity to hear Nick Winton share the remarkable story of his father, Sir Nicholas Winton MBE, who saved 669 children via Kindertransport.
About the Speaker:
Nick Winton will present the story of his father, Sir Nicholas Winton, who organized the rescue of 669 children from Czechoslovakia on Kindertransports in the nine months leading up to the outbreak of World War II. Nick will share his experience growing up with this remarkable man, learning about ethics, values and the importance of making a contribution to the community in which you live.
Schedule of Events:
5:30 p.m. Courtyard Reception and Exhibit Viewing Inside the Museum
7:00 p.m. Program featuring Nick Winton (program will be indoors)
8:00 p.m. Courtyard Reception and Exhibit Viewing
9:00 p.m. Evening Concludes
We respectfully request that those who attend the event on August 11th have received their COVID-19 vaccination and for all attendees to wear a mask while indoors and during the program. We will have disposable masks available.
Dress comfortably for the weather – i.e., collared shirts, blouses, or sundresses. Events will take place on the lawn. Reception may be held indoors due to inclement weather.
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