Celebration Ball

This year our annual Celebration Ball honors Dan Bernstein for his 16 years of leadership at the Merage JCC. We share our joy and gratitude for his unwavering dedication to the our JCC and to the future of tomorrow. 

Sunday, June 2
5:30 p.m.
at the Merage JCC

  • Cocktails and hors d'oeurvres
  • Silent auction
  • Opportunity drawing
  • Dietary laws observed
  • Cocktail attire 


On behalf of Nancy & Irv Chase, Honorary Chairs

Executive Honorary Committee
Wendy Arenson   Steven  Fainbarg   Lisa & Richard Merage
Sharon & Mark Berman   Roberta Feuerstein   Katherine Merage
Jeanne Pepper & Gideon Bernstein   Cindy & Michael Furst   Arlene Miller
Chancellor Gary & Hildee Brahm   Dr. Marilyn Harran   Susan & Henry Samueli
Doris & Milt z”l Chasin   Dana & Yossie Hollander   Rabbi Ellie Spitz
Dr. Jeffrey Davis   Adrienne & Rick Matros   Sue & Ralph Stern
Sandy & Allan z”l Fainbarg   Lilly & Paul Merage   President Daniele Struppa

Honorary Committee
Melanie & Hal Altman Stuart Friedman Julie & Steve Sherman  
Lisa & Doron Armony Julie Green Rommel & Chris Rommel Krystine & Steve Solomon
Marlene & Dave Beach Adena & Jeff Kaufman Wendy & Dave Stark
Dean Becker Melissa Carr & Archie Kreitenberg, MD Debbi & Brian Stern
Nina & James Berman, MD Miriam & Hayim Ninyo Dana & Mark Susson
Chelsea & Joel Block Amber & Michael Novick, MD Elizabeth & Pieter Van Es
Shannon & Scott Cross Linda & Michael Palmer Shari & Michael Wagschal
Jamie & Nathan Evans Jada Robitaille  Sheila & Jay Witzling
Shelly & Bill Frank    


Proceeds benefit:

The Merage JCC Celebration Ball raises funds to provide scholarships for children and families in our community to open up opportunities to attend summer camp, preschool teen and after school programs.

For more information about the Celebration Ball, contact JCC Special Events at (949) 435-3400 ext. 328 or email