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The Center Women

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.


Become a member of The Center Women!

More than 200 women strong, each year The Center Women hold various community and fundraising events to support the JCC.  The funds raised by The Center Women help run the Senior Adult Program and JumpStart, 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!

Annual dues and donations to The Center Women are significant in helping us meet our fundraising goals. Dues are $36 annually or $180 for lifetime membership, and can be paid at the front desk. We look forward to welcoming you as a member of The Center Women!

Click here to join The Center Women email list.

Click here to become a member of The Center Women. For information, contact Sheri Jacobson at 203.918.7010 or



The Center Women Events


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.


Run/Walk Committee Meeting: Sponsorships
Thursday, April 30 • 8:30 a.m.

There will be many opportunities to help with our biggest fundraiser of the year, our Annual Give a Child a JumpStart Run/Walk 5K/10K and Family Fun Day which takes place the morning of Labor Day. At this meeting we will specifically discuss sponsorships. If you would like to volunteer to call and/or visit local businesses to invite them to sponsor this great community event, please join us! If you are not able to join the meeting but you are able to help with sponsorships, or if you are interested in volunteering to help us in other ways with planning the Run/Walk, please email our Co-Chairs to let them know. Thanks!

Center Women Meetings
Thursday, May 14 • 11 a.m.
Wednesday, June 10th, 7:30pm
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 this meeting please email ahead of time so they can be added to the agenda.


Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum

Wednesday, May 6 • 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Carpools leave The J at 9:30 a.m.

Join the Center Women of The J for a fun-filled day at the Adventure Park at the Discovery Museum! Bring your own lunch and stay late if you like. This trip is open to the community. Click here to register. For more information, contact or 203.487.0996.

Admission: $39 per person. 


JCC Annual Meeting
Thursday, May 14 • 7:30 a.m.
This is always a wonderful evening, thanking the JCC leaders and reviewing the accomplishments of the past year, and giving us the breadth of all that is going on at the JCC. Center Women Board Members will be installed (and re-installed) at this meeting. Our Center Woman of the Year will be celebrated! Following the meeting, please join us for a lavish dessert reception.


J-PALOOZA | Featuring Incidental Contact, Wheels Up and The Bagles

Saturday, May 30, 9 p.m. at The J

Get ready to rock! Break out your concert t-shirts and book your babysitter now, for what’s sure to be an evening not to be missed. Be blown away by our very own home grown rock stars as they take the JCC stage and jam. Munchies and refreshments served. Must be 21 or older. To register by phone, call the JCC welcome desk at 203.322.7900. Click here to register. For more information, contact or 203.487.0996.

Admission: $10 member /$15 community
Admission with beer and wine: 
$20 members / $25 community



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