May 20, 2019

Spring Luncheon

Spring Installation Luncheon

Click here to see invitation
Thursday, May 9, 2019
Lakewood Country Club
13901 Glen Mill Road, Rockville, Maryland
Complimentary Valet Parking Available starting at 9 A.M.
9:00 Registration, Boutique and Silent Auction
10:15 Program Begins
Advance Reservations Only
Reservations due April 30th

Any amount over $50.00 is a charitable contribution to BNC’s Magnify the Mind Campaign.
SILENT AUCTION: Many restaurants. Many prices. Remember to bring your checkbook.
Menu: House Salad, Duet of Roasted Chicken Breast with demi-glace and
Salmon with mango salsa, Fingerling Potatoes and Asparagus
Lemon Tart with strawberry sauce & whipped cream

Dietary restrictions including vegetarian meal: Contact Ellen G.

Spring Luncheon and Installation

Title: Spring Luncheon and Installation
Location: TBD
Description: SPRING LUNCHEON MAY 9th
Come join us for a fun and entertaining program!
This year two very special women will highlight the Spring Luncheon.
The award winning actress and Smithsonian Scholar Mary Ann Jung,
who has been recreating history’s most fascinating women
and Lynn Sweet, the Washington Bureau Chief of the Chicago Sun Times,
and a past president of the Washington Press Club Foundation
Our new officers and board members will be installed.
What could be better? A delicious lunch, shopping opportunities
and a Silent Auction for restaurant dinners.
Start Time: 9:30
Date: 2019-05-09
End Time: 15:00

The Bette Ashkenasy Lunch & Learn



Empowering Women

Tuesday, March 26, 2019
10:00 am–2:00 pm
Temple Beth Ami



Guest Speakers

Eric Friedman
Director of Montgomery County
Consumer Protection Agency

Nicole Drew
President of the Women’s Commission
of Montgomery County

Ann Wiker
Art Historian — Guerrilla Girls

Co-Presidents: Elaine M and Judy B
Co-Chairs: Honey E and Sandy PR

Make reservation by March 20, 2019 – see Brandeis Blast for form

Train Your Brain (Game Day – 2019)

Brandeis National Committee, Greater Washington DC Chapter invites you to Train Your Brain Day (aka Game Day)

Location: Leisure World Club House I, Ballroom
3700 Rossmoor Blvd., Silver Spring, MD 20906
Date: Thursday, January 24, 2019
Time: 10:00-3:00 (Registration to begin at 9:30)

Continental Breakfast
Buffet Lunch

Proceeds to benefit Brandeis University’s Magnify the Mind Campaign

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Leaf Through a Book – Book and Author Luncheon

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Lakewood Country Club, Rockville, Maryland
9:00 a.m. Registration & Boutique
10:15 a.m. Program Begins

Moderator: Stan Levin



To see more about the authors and their books, click here.

Author                          Title

Ronald H. Balson        The Girl from Berlin

Eileen McNamara       Eunice: The Kennedy Who Changed the World

David Weinstein          The Eddie Cantor Story: A Jewish Life in Performance and Politics

Advance Reservations Only
Members $75 *Non-Member $85 * Reservations due September 25th
Any amount over $50.00 is a charitable contribution to BNC’s Magnify the Mind Campaign.
Menu: House Salad, Roasted Chicken Breast and Salmon Duet with Wild Mushroom Risotto and Asparagus
Warm Apple Blossom à la mode. Vegetarian Meal upon Request.
Dietary restrictions: Contact Joy S

Spring Installation Luncheon, May 15, 2018

You are invited to a wonderful day Tuesday, May 15, 2018.
The Spring Installation Luncheon is being held at Congregation Har Shalom with Registration at 9 a.m., a Continental Breakfast, Boutique, & Restaurant Silent Auction (Auction Winning Bids – Checks Only)
The Program begins at 10:15.
Leslie Milk, Lifestyle Editor of the Washingtonian, is our featured speaker. And there will be a preview of the newest fashions with a show by Ibhana Creations.
Committee chairs are Marsha Bokman, Linda Cohen, and Marcia Hahn. Check your mail for the invitation.
To see the invitation, click here.

2017 Book and Author Luncheon – The Beauty Of Books

Our annual Book & Author Luncheon is coming up; being held at Congregation Har Shalom on October 18, 2017. Registration and Boutique begins at 9:00, program at 10:15. Be sure to make your reservation quickly See the invitation by clicking here and read about the authors and their books.

The Last Few Weeks of The Beauty of Brandeis – Study Guide and Handbook

Our 2017-2018 Study Guide has been published. If you don’t have your own personal copy, click below to look at all of the Study Guide offerings by opening the file provided here. We have a wide variety of events and look forward to seeing you at many of them.

To read the web version of the Study Guide, click here.
To see pictures from some previous events of 2016-17, click here.

Upcoming Events
No. Day mm/dd Time Event
48 Fri 06/08 10:00 Great Decisions
3A Mon 06/11 02:00 Knit and Stitch A
62 Tue 06/12 01:00 National Cathedral Tour and Tea
3B Mon 06/18 02:00 Knit and Stitch B
14 Wed 06/20 10:30 Best Sellers Book Club
63 Thu 06/21 11:30 Food and Friends
48 Fri 06/22 10:00 Great Decisions
6 Sun 06/24 07:00 Sunday News Groups
7 Mon 06/25 10:00 Mystery Book Club
8 Mon 06/25 12:30 Women in Literature
3C Mon 06/25 01:30 Knit and Stitch C
10C Wed 06/27 12:30 We’re Talking Movies C


When Montgomery County Schools are closed due to inclement weather all Brandeis events will be cancelled. If Montgomery County Public Schools issues a two-hour delay, Brandeis events will take place.

Your Community Service Contributions Make a Difference

In April members brought hygiene and baby products for NCCF-National Center for Children and Families. Your donations will help to supply their boutique where clients from NCCF’s emergency shelters and transitional homes shop free of charge for clothes/provisions needed.
We thank you for your generous contributions.
Suzanne Giacalone, Linda Hofberg, Barbara Rose  Co Chairs




Fashion Show at Lord & Taylor

For Flyer, click here

unnamedBrandeis National Committee
Greater Washington Chapter
Lord & Taylor
invite you to a day of
fabulous fashion, food, and fun!
Lord & Taylor
White Flint

Wednesday, March 1, 2017
10:30 – 2:00


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