Feb. 28, 2017, Princeton, NJ—The Women’s Philanthropy Annual Spring Luncheon will be held on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Greenacres Country Club in Lawrenceville, NJ. Each year, this division of the Jewish Federation of Princeton Mercer Bucks gathers for a day of friends and fun while raising money for Jewish programming in the area, in Israel, and around the world.
The keynote speech this year will be presented by Bianna Golodryga, the News and Finance Anchor for Yahoo, where she anchors the “Yahoo News Now” broadcast and Yahoo’s explainer series “Now I Get It.” She also covers breaking news and reports from the field during news-making events. She previously co-anchored the weekend edition of Good Morning America. Currently, she appears on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Tina Brown’s annual Women in the World Summit, and the Cannes Lions Conference. She’s a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Bianna and her family were able to leave the former Soviet republic of Moldova as political refugees and come to the United States. She is fluent in Russian.
Each year, Women’s Philanthropy honors a woman who has demonstrated commitment to community through leadership and volunteer activities. This year, the Woman of Valor Award will be presented to Lisa Tobias, a dedicated Princeton philanthropist. She is being recognized for her tireless work with Greenwood House Home for the Jewish Aged and her devoted participated as a member of the Board of Directors of the Jewish Federation as well as a longstanding Lion of Judah.
Additionally, the attendees participate in an upscale raffle with products donated by local, regional and national businesses including Blue Mercury, Six Flags, Morton & Basset Spices, The Peacock Inn, and peach, to name a few.
The Jewish Federation of Princeton Mercer Bucks is part of the Jewish Federations of North America, with 148 local Federations nationawide. As a collective, we meet the needs of individuals, families, and communities locally, in Israel, and in over 60 countries around the world.
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