National Council of Jewish Women, Greater Houston Section has chosen Houston sisters Ellyn Josef and Jennifer Zach, of the Haikin family, as recipients of this year's Robin Perlo Berry NextGen Leadership Award. The sisters will be honored at the 2016 Gala for their exemplary service and contribution to the Houston Jewish community and beyond. This year’s Gala, “Hear Us Roar!,” will be held on Saturday, Nov. 12, at Plants N Petals Design Studio.
Jennifer Haikin Zach
Greater Houston Section’s 28th annual Gala, “Hear Us ROAR!,” will celebrate the power of women to rock the vote with a 1920s Suffragist and Speakeasy themed evening, Hear Us ROAR! will feature an elegant cocktail menu and sophisticated dining options all night, plus dancing to the David Caceres Band’s 1920s standards, gaming tables and a silent auction. Funds raised from the event will go to GHS’s programs that serve women, children and families throughout the Houston community, including Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse (AVDA), Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters (HIPPY) program, an annual Back 2 School Store, SEARCH’s House of Tiny Treasures and Human Traffick Stop NCJW Provisional Supply Bank.