Julie Kaplan --- Original Invitations: Julie works with her clients to develop unique invitations that reflect the themes appropriate to the occasion. For Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, she and the client identify themes or symbols from the parsha to include in the design. While Bar and Bat Mitzvah invitations are her specialty, she can also design cards and invitations for all occasions. Her prices can be less than what families often spend on invitations. Take a look at Invite Design-- Contact 301-495-3129 or


Linda Jo (Foreman) Kushner --- Event Planning: I am well versed in Bar Mitzvahs, weddings, graduation parties and any other special event you need help coordinating; be it personal or for your business. Let my energetic organizational skills work for you so you can enjoy your big day.---- ---- 301.598.0292


Linda Gurevich --- Cherry Hill Park RV Resort and Campground: cottages, camping cabins, rv full hookup sites, group tenting. Click to take a peak at our Cherry Hill Park Online ---- email: 301-937-7116


Temple Shalom --- Social Hall available; Beautifully redecorated, kitchen facilities available, tables and chairs available, Theater type stage available---Chevy Chase, MD location Contact Temple Shalom Office 301-587-2273--Click to look at our Online Photos


Rebecca Kapstein/Bill O’Brien -- O’Brien Construction Design-Build, LLC.: - As a locally owned, full service, residential contracting company, we have successfully serviced the DC Metro area for more than 20 years. We are experienced in all types of home renovation, remodeling and home improvement projects. Clients can expect the hands on, attention to detail that only a small business can provide. Specialize in designing and building interior bathrooms, kitchens, family rooms, additions, basements, to name a few. We also work w/exterior projects such as 1 or 2 story additions, decks, porches, driveways, retaining walls. Call or text Rebecca at 240-338-9565 or email


Roz Houseknecht--- Textile Artist, Weaves Custom Tallit: Roz has been a member of Temple Shalom for 40 years and wove tallit for Rabbi Kahn, Cantor Rogolsky and hundreds of other bar/bat mitzvah students and clergy from around the US. Please call or email at: 301 231-5339,


Temple Shalom --Gift Shop --- Judaica, Bar and Bat Mitzvah gifts, hostess gifts, books for children, travel opportunities---
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Marc Hershkowitz --- Selling residential real estate since 2000. Licensed in Maryland and Washington DC. Specialist in working with first time and move up buyers, and investors. Marc Hershkowitz, TTR | Sotheby's International Realty, 5454 Wisconsin Ave, Chevy Chase, MD 20815, Office (301) 967-3344, Moblie (202) 425-8885, Email -----Facebook: Homes By Marc


Allan Shapiro --- Ice Skating Instructor:---Group or Individual Ice Skating Lessons at the Silver Spring Ice Rink at Veterans Plaza across the street from the Majestic Theatre. I teach adults and children as well as initiation Ice Hockey. I can also prepare children and teens for Ice Hockey tryouts. I have a USA Hockey Level 3 Coaching Certification. Take a look at the rink online at Silver Spring Ice Skating


Linda Jo (Foreman) Kushner --- Interior Design: No house too big, no office too small, for me to design just the environment you are looking for in your space. As a certified interior designer with 27 years’ experience in the field and a degree in interior design, I am creative and sensitive to your individual needs. Let me help you enjoy your home or office starting today. ---- ----301.598.0292


Heath Winter --- Managing Partner, ArbitrOption Capital Management: Diversify your portfolio by investing in event-driven opportunities. ----Call (888) 374-4425 or email to ---Check our website ArbitrOption Capital Management


Rebecca Kapstein --- Professional Party Service: Let me serve your guests and help with the mess!! Entertaining should be a time to relax and enjoy your special occasion. I can handle every aspect of your event - from set-up to service, breakdown to cleanup. You provide the food and I take care of the rest! You won’t have to lift a finger. 240-338-9565 /


Allan Shapiro --- Swimming Instructor:---Individual Swimming Lessons for adults and children. I teach swimming at the Greenbelt Aquatic Center in Greenbelt MD and am available for lessons to create personalized swimming workouts or prepare students for swim team tryouts. Also specialize in stroke and turn clinics. Take a look at the pool online at Greenbelt Aquatic and Fitness Center


Richard A. Marks --- President MDC Travel : For over 30 Years, M D C Travel has been assisting our Clients with All your Travel Needs. Call us or E-mail us whenever You are Traveling for Business and/or Pleasure. We can also help obtain Preferred Hotel Rates for your Family it for a Bar or Bat Mitzvah, a Wedding or other Family Gathering. ----M D C Travel, 8403 Donnybrook,Suite 101, Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815---phone 301-562-1940, FAX-301-562-4099, email


Barbara Rosenblatt --- Writing Coach and Tutor for Children, Teens, and Adults: I am an experienced, certified teacher and published writer. I hold master's degrees in nonfiction writing and special education. College application essays and SAT prep are my specialties. ----phone: 301-920-1196. ----email:

Dianne Tencer -- Math and Reading Tutor: I tutor students in math from the elementary school level through algebra and geometry; and reading in elementary through middle school. My undergraduate degree is in math and my master's degree is in reading. I have worked in MCPS for over 25 years and am currently a Reading Specialist in the county. For over 35 years I have tutored students who have remedial needs, learning disabilities or enrichment needs. Email home phone 301-565-3421 or cell 301-717-2856.


Abby Reznek --- Office Work: Can type at 87 WPM. Trained in data entry and filing. Can work from home or in an office within ten miles of College Park, MD. Certified for Schedule A employment. A support person is available if needed.--- ---Phone: 301-441-9372 (h), 301-221-7951 (m)

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