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The Center Women

You’re invited to be part of The Center Women!

More than 200 women strong, the mission of The Center Women is to foster a welcoming environment for all women and to support the JCC through fundraising, volunteering and programming, while providing social and leadership opportunities.

Center Women Meetings take place during both daytime and evening hours to try to accommodate as many schedules as possible.

All members of the community are welcome to join us at our programs or serve lunch to our seniors during holiday luncheons. 

Annual dues and donations to The Center Women help us meet our fundraising goals. Dues are $36 annually or $180 for lifetime membership, and can be paid at the welcome desk.

The funds raised by The Center Women help run the JCC Senior Adult program and the JCC JumpStart program, an early childhood education program for children with special needs. All adult female members of the JCC community are encouraged to become Center Women members!

Click here to join The Center Women email list.

Click here to become a member of The Center Women. For information, contact Jeannie Kriftcher at



Show your Stamford pride and support our seniors!

#Stamford T-Shirts are now available for pre-sale. Click here or call the JCC welcome desk at 203.322.7900.

$25 for adults | $18 for kids



The Center Women Events


All members of the community are welcome to join us at our winter programs such as: J-Palooza, The Center Women Theatrical Production, What Every Woman Should Know, Mah Jongg Learn-A-Ment; join our seniors for a special Chanukah Luncheon; or serve lunch to our seniors during holiday luncheons. 


Join The Center Women of The J for a Fashion Preview and Lunch at Lord & Taylor!

Shop Smart/Do Good, Enjoy Lunch and a Fashion Preview focusing on the latest fashions and makeup trends at Lord & Taylor!
Here is your chance to shop for the latest fashions at Lord & Taylor and support the JCC at the same time! 
Purchase a $5 pass for this year’s Lord & Taylor November 19 charity shopping event,and you will receive:
            • Complimentary Lunch (reservations required) & Fashion Preview on Thursday, November 3 at 11:30 a.m.                   at Lord & Taylor.
            • A preview of the latest fashions and makeup trends and an opportunity to pre-select the items you want                 to purchase at a discount at the charity event on November 19!
            • Two 25%-off bonus coupons, each to be used on one regular or sale priced item*
            • One 15% savings pass for all regular and sale items including cosmetics and fragrances*

Reservations for the fashion preview and lunch are required.
To RSVP or for more information, please contact Holly Hyman at
Complimentary dairy lunch is provided by Lord & Taylor therefore dietary laws are not observed.
Kosher lunch can be provided by The Center Women upon request. Please indicate on your RSVP if you would like a kosher lunch.

Sponsored by The Center Women of the JCC. Proceeds from the sale of Lord & Taylor event passes will be used to support JumpStart at the JCC and JCC Senior Adult programs.

*Good for use on Saturday, November 19, from 9 a.m. – 11 p.m., or pre-select merchandise ahead of time and
pick-up on or before November 19.


Volunteering to Serve Lunch to Seniors at the JCC

Center Women enthusiastically volunteer to spend some time with the JCC Seniors and help serve lunch for the holiday programs. Click here to see available dates and to sign up to volunteer.


Center Women Meetings
Learn what Center Women programs are in the works, and how you can be involved. If you have any ideas that you’d like to discuss at a meeting, please email them in advance to Center Women at

Committee Volunteers Needed!
Center Women has many programs in the works that we can use your help with! Please click here to learn about the committees that will need help with planning, organizing, set up, shopping, etc. Learn more about these committees at Center Women Meetings.



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Salsa Night Group Lesson

Given by dance instructor Lou Lopez from Latin Moves Dance Studio (Dance instructor and partner of Center Woman Holly Hyman, WINNER of Curtain Call’s “Dancing with the Stars”!) Let’s Salsa! If you have ever wanted to learn