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NHS Sisterhood Paid-Up Membership Brunch
Sunday, October 14, 2012

NHS Sisterhood held it's Paid-Up Membership Brunch on Sunday morning, October 14th. Newest member Isabella Johnston received a rose to welcome her, and roses were awarded to Sisterhood members who made significant contributions this past year. Sisterhood board members gave reports about the accomplishments and current projects, and after the delicious brunch, Sarah Barnard led Birkat HaMazon, Grace after Meals.

After Birkat, the female quartet "Uptown Sound" entertained the group with an assortment of songs and popular arrangements for four voices. Uptown Sound is a women’s quartet singing in Barbershop style. Featuring Rochelle Strack (lead), Laura Witt (tenor), Maria Zink (baritone) and Rachel Fankhauser (bass). The group is part of the VOA Chorus, which is a member of Sweet Adelines International, a worldwide organization of women dedicated to advancing the musical art form of barbershop. Uptown Sound is the current fourth place medalist quartet in the Tri-State Region.

After the concert, the Gift Shop raffle prizes were awarded.

Photography by Gayna Bassin.

Registration Table
Sisterhood members and guests signed in at the registration table.
Raye Brass, Bobbi Handwerger and Edie Neusner.
Raffle prizes
Raffle prizes from the NHS Gift Shop were on display.
Bobbi Winkler, Sisterhood President
Bobbie Winkler, Sisterhood President, welcomed everyone.
Isabella Johnston received a rose.
Newest member Isabella Johnston was awarded a rose.
Hillary Suddleson
Hilary Suddleson gave a report about Sisterhood donations to
the local Ronald MacDonald House.
Bobbi Handwerger and Connie Hinitz
Bobbi Handwerger and Connie Hinitz spoke about Sisterhood's
work at the Over-the-Rhine Soup Kitchen.
Connie Hinitz
Connie Hinitz
Sandra Spitz
Sandra Spitz encouraged members to volunteer for
a variety of Sisterhood activities.
Raye Brass (center) spoke about Sisterhood Book Club,
with Bobbi Handwerger (left) and Bobbie Winkler (right).
Buffet Brunch
Everyone got in line for the buffet brunch.
Buffet Brunch
Buffet line
Fruit juices, coffee and tea were available at the beverage table.
Dessert table
There were a variety of desserts available.
Friends sat together at the table.
Isabella Johnston, Jeannie Aronoff and Hilary Suddleson
Renee Roth
Renee Roth spoke about several Sisterhood fundraisers.
Uptown Sound, a barbershop quartet
"Uptown Sound", a female barbershop quartet, entertained after brunch.
Sandra Spitz introduced the group
Sandra Spitz introduced the group to Sisterhood.
Everyone enjoyed the performance.
Everyone enjoyed the performance.
Sandra Spitz and Uptown Sound.
After the concert, Sandra Spitz thanked everyone for coming.



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