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To paraphrase a well-known English playwright, “To rain or not to rain, that is the question.” Well, it was definitely the question on everyone’s minds as Forestdale Heights Lodge held its ever-popular summer BBQ on July 9. Click to read full report and see photos.
50th Gala Installation
Years back, one of our esteemed past presidents (Nate Salter) used to admonish those sitting in the president's chair that they would be required to hold the position until they got it "right." By these standards, Forestdale Heights Lodge may never have another installation because on Sunday, June 4, installation organizers and planners did indeed get everything not just "right," but absolutely perfect. Click to read the report and view photos.
Forestdale Heights Lodge’s 2016-2017 season came to a successful close on May 8, as 23 people – including Lodge members, one prospective member and guests – came out for a delicious dinner, followed by an interesting speaker on a timely topic.
Click to read the report.
It was a cold, windy day as 14,000 people came out for this year’s Toronto Goodlife Marathon on Sunday, May 7. Click for report & photos
Kosher Food Bank
Forestdale Heights is a supporter of the Pride of Israel Kosher Food Bank. Members are requested to bring an item of non-perishable kosher food to each Lodge meeting.
The food items should bear a kosher certification.
Donations collected at each meeting will be delivered the following day.
We countdown to our 50th anniversary celebration in June 2017. Each month we will look back in time, outlining key events in Canadian and Jewish history. . Monthly feature
Quote of the Day
There can be no two opinions as to what a highbrow is. He is the man or woman of thoroughbred intelligence who rides his mind at a gallop across country in pursuit of an idea.
Virginia Woolf (1882-1941)