Upcoming Events

The latest happenings at ORT America.

Chicago Region – Shticky Situation: A Valentine’s Comedy Show @ Theater in Bucktown
Feb 13 @ 7:00 PM

Join us for laughs, a libation and some global education! Shticky Situation is a Valentine’s comedy show featuring a diverse group of Jewish comedians.

Exact event address in Bucktown will be provided upon RSVP.

Florida Region: PasspORT Through the Years @ Westchester Country Club
Feb 26 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

1st Annual Honoree Gala and digital Journal event

Honoring Lynda Rosenbaum and Barbara Siegel

Establishing the Shirley Sokolsky Leadership Award and presenting to the first recipient: Barbara Feifer

Atlanta Region: O/Art and the City @ The Stave Room
Mar 15 @ 5:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Silent auction featuring 50 one-of-a-kind works of art designed by both emerging and nationally recognized Atlanta artists. Photographers, painters, and artists of other mediums, hand-selected and sponsored by local art collectors, will be challenged to create an original design which will then be auctioned off at the event.

The event includes dinner, wine tasting, open bar and live music.

1st Annual “O/ART and the City” Fundraiser Focuses on Inspiration by Education @ The Stave Room
Mar 15 @ 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

The event will feature a special dinner, wine tasting, ORT education, an open bar and a silent auction featuring one-of-a-kind works of art designed by both emerging and nationally recognized Atlanta artists. All participating artists have been hand-picked and challenged to produce an original masterpiece centered around a specific theme, which will be auctioned off at the event.

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Chicago Region: Lunch with a View 2020 @ Bryn Mawr Country Club
Apr 19 @ 11:30 AM

The 20th Anniversary of Lunch With A View will feature a live taping of “Unorthodox”, the world’s leading Jewish podcast presented by Tablet Magazine.

Florida Region: Mother’s Day @ Delivered to your door!
May 10 @ 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Give your cherished mother, wife, grandmother, daughter, granddaughter, sister, aunt, or friend a morning off her feet!
Make her day special and support ORT too!

Catered by TooJay’s, all breakfasts will include a rose and personal sentiments from you.
Packages can be delivered to any home in South Florida, from Bal Harbor to Treasure Coast and Sarasota
(within 10 miles of downtown)

Your support will empower 300,000 ORT students in more than 30 countries with the educational resources they need to thrive.

Breakfast will be delivered on Mother’s Day, May 10th between 8am-11am.

Complete the order form and return to the following address:
ORT America Florida Region
777 Yamato Road #100
Boca Raton, FL 33431

OR call ORT America Florida Region at (561) 997-1071 OR visit www.ortamerica/FLBIB.

Deadline: May 5, 2020

Michigan Region: Rub-a-Dub @ Franklin Hills Country Club
Aug 18 @ 5:30 PM

ORT Michigan’s largest fundraiser, Rub-a-Dub is considered the premier charity event of the summer and a great opportunity to network with metro Detroit’s most influential business leaders and community members.

The Rub-a-Dub event starts with hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, and an extensive silent auction with high-end items. Guests then move outdoors for an elaborate barbeque dinner and a live auction offering trips, jewelry, automobile leases, and one-of-a-kind experiences that money cannot buy. Additionally, the event includes a raffle with a $5,000 Somerset Collection gift card as the grand prize, and you do not need to be at the event to win.

5 Members of the Rub-a-Dub Planning Committee are being honored for their decades of involvement:

  • Rob Colburn (Past President of Men’s ORT)
  • Craig Singer (Past National Board Member)
  • Gary Ran (Past President of Men’s ORT)
  • David Gans (Past President of Men’s ORT)
  • Glen Fisher – (long-time member of the Rub-a-Dub planning committee)
Michigan Region:
Camp Hermelin @ The Hermelin Estate
Sep 13 @ 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Tug-of-War, s’mores, arts and crafts, sports and so many more camp favorites are available to participants at Camp Hermelin – a day of camp fun on the grounds of Doreen Hermelin’s home, featuring activities run by local day and overnight camps and activity-based companies.

Bring your kids, bring your grandchildren – this fun-filled day offers activities for every child whether or not they attend camp, and for those who do attend camp at one of the participating camps, an ideal opportunity to reunite with your camp friends and favorite counselors and directors.

Michigan Region:
ORT and the City @ State Savings Bank
Oct 21 @ 6:30 PM

Celebrate Detroit, art, and culture, while promoting ORT’s mission of impacting lives through education

This year, a silent auction will feature one-of-a-kind art designed by emerging and nationally recognized Detroit artists, who are hand selected and sponsored by local art collectors. Attendees will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite piece.

Guests enjoy a strolling dinner in addition to passed hors d’oeuvres, dessert, and an open bar with signature cocktails.

Michigan Region: WINGO @ Knollwood Country Club
Nov 5 @ 5:30 PM

This high energy “girls-night out” attracts 400 ladies of all generations from Walled Lake to Bloomfield Hills, from Birmingham to Huntington Woods. Play 10 rounds of BINGO, with prizes valued at $100 or more, including cash and gift cards, and enjoy a fabulous strolling dinner, signature cocktails, a silent auction with a diverse selection of items, and 30 raffles with highly desired prizes.