Save the Date:

Big Night: Kick off Your Boots!

Saturday March 3, 2018.

It was a BIG Night! March 4, 2017 Big Night Big Prom

JCC Big Night 2017

Big Night Big Prom

Big Night Big Prom square

Mardi and Bill Isler
Carole & Jerry Katz and Lauren & Scott Americus

7:30 pm * Saturday, March 4, 2017 * JCC, Squirrel Hill

Be Our Date for the JCC’s 11th Annual Party with a Purpose

Whether you went to your high school prom or wish you had, this is your big chance for a prom re-do. Bring that special someone, come stag or with a bunch of friends.

Dust off your tux; squeeze into your old prom dress, show your school spirit with a varsity jacket or simply come as you are. Updo or no-do, it’s up to you.

You’ll dance the night away to music by the best DJ in town and chow down on every munchie you can dream of. Oh yes, our chaperones won’t bust you for drinking the “punch” or at the After Party in the parents’ basement.

This year, we’re thrilled to honor Mardi and Bill Isler. Mardi has been a consultant to the JCC on early childhood and after-school programs. Bill, who serves on the JCC board, is CEO of the Fred Rogers Company and a longtime educator. Their passion for improving the lives of children makes our community a better place.

Big Night is the JCC’s premier fundraising event, serving as both a celebration and as a chance to recognize the community’s support for the JCC through the JCC Annual Fund, which provides scholarships that enable individuals of all backgrounds, abilities, religious affiliations and financial need to participate in the JCC’s quality programs and services.

Buy event and raffle tickets, become an advertiser or sponsor here.
Start Bidding!
The Big Night Silent Auction

Big Night Big Prom Rockin' Raffle


1 Ticket $25
3 Tickets $50
7 Tickets $100

First Drawing:


$15,000 gift certificate purchase or lease of a BMW, Jaguar or Land Rover

Second Drawing:

New logo for pouches and ribbon

$5,000 Shopping Spree

Purchase Raffle Tickets Online

For more information, contact [email protected] or 412-697-3510

All Proceeds Benefit the JCC Annual Fund

Drawing will be at Big Night: Big Prom, Saturday, March 4, 2017. You do not have to be present to win.

Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities

Meryl and David Ainsman

Cheryl Gerson and Bruce Americus

Lauren and Scott Americus

Donna and John Barsotti

Sue Berman and Doug Kress

Rachel and Henry Blaufeld

Beverly and Zack Block

Cathy Reifer and Samuel Braver

Betsy and Marc Brown

Amy and Michael Caplan

Gail and Norman Childs

Gina and Mario DePasquale

Casey and Steven Drucker

Andrea Ehrenreich and Michael Regan

Elyse and Marty Eichner

Julie and Josh Farber

Maggie Feinstein and Dr. Eric Lantzman

Jennifer Ferris-Glick and Chad Glick

Rachel Firestone and Jason Binder

Eric and Mary Pat Friedlander

Jackie Friedman and Evan Stein

Caryle Glosser

Sherree Goldstein

Erica and Bill Goodman

Cindy Goodman-Leib and Scott Leib

Darcy and Mike Gordon

Merris and Yram Groff

Ina and Larry Gumberg

Dina and Zach Gumberg

Brian Gumberg

Lori and Richard Guttman

Rhonda and Mark  Horvitz

Martha and William Isler

Lynne and Blair Jacobson

Emily Karp and Adam Perlow

Carole and Jerry Katz

Ellen and Jack Kessler

Rona Kaufman

Samantha and Josh Klein

Lauren and Jason Kushner

Traci and Brian Lamfrom

Lauren and Michael Lorenz

Andrew Marcus

Ada Maria Mezzich and Harry Frazee

Kristen and Gregory Michaels

Elaine and Todd Miller

Tara and Ty Morse

Ryan O’Donnell

Elliott Oshry

Julie and Robert Paris

Stefani Pashman and Jeremy Feinstein

Susie and Gregg Perelman

Lori and Louis Plung

Hilary S. Tyson and Charles Porter

Rita and Andy Rabin

Melissa and Peter Rackoff

Jed Reifer

Jaime and Brian Rosenson

Karen and Tony Ross

Audrey Russo

Lori and James Ruttenberg

Linda Safyan Holber and Dr. Thomas Holber

Suzanne and Brian Schreiber

Stacey and Scott Seewald

Sara and Kenneth Segel

Sarah and Doug Shriber

Lori and Robert Shure

Linda and Ken Simon

Ingrid and Eric Smiga

Laura Sohinki

Marla and Michael Werner


Last Dance – $100,000

The Mark Cuban Foundation

Presenting Sponsor Prom King & Queen – $25,000

PNC Bank

After Party – $15,000

A&L BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover & The Lamfrom Family

Slow Dance – $10,000

Erica and Billy Goodman

Highmark® Blue Cross Blue Shield

Lamar Advertising

Leatrice and John Wolf Philanthropic Fund of the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Nancy and Woody Ostrow

Peoples Gas

Hilary S. Tyson and Charles Porter

Lori and Jimmy Ruttenberg

Suzanne and Brian Schreiber

UPMC & UPMC Health Plan

DJ – $7,500

Oxford Development Company

SilverSneakers by Tivity Health

Square Café

Tux – $5,000

Anonymous (2)

BetéAvon Kosher Dining Services

Betsy and Marc Brown

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney

Carole Katz Alternative Dispute Resolution

Caroselli, Beachler & Coleman, L.L.C.

Barbara and Gerald Chait

Clark Hill PLC

Full Bowl Catering

Giant Eagle

Cindy Goodman-Leib and Scott Leib

Hurwitz Family and BL Sour Cream and Dips

Iron City Workplace Services

Ellen and Jack Kessler


Jeffrey B. Markel and Carol Robinson

Orr’s Jewelers

Pittsburgh City Paper

Polyconcept North America

Linda and Ken Simon

The Donald & Sylvia Robinson Family Foundation

The Jewish Chronicle

Trust-Franklin Press Co.

Corsage – $2,500

All Occasions Party Rental

Cheryl Gerson Americus and Bruce Americus

Lauren and Scott Americus

Patti and Robert Americus

big Burrito Restaurant Group

Cathy Reifer and Sam Braver

Common Plea Catering

Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C.

Mary Pat and Eric Friedlander

Gray Phoenix

Ina and Larry Gumberg

Henne Jewelers

Hens and Chicks

Anna Hollis and Gregg Kander

Sue Berman Kress and Doug Kress

M & J Electrical Contracting, Inc.

Mosaic Linens

Elliott S. Oshry

PJ Dick Incorporated / Trumbull Corporation / Lindy Paving

Lori and Louis Plung / Louis Plung & Company

Rita and Andrew Rabin

The Rudolph Family

The Schoen Bernstein Family

Jane Hepner and Leonard Silk

Ingrid and Eric Smiga

Carole Bailey and Andrew Stewart

The Wilson Group, LLC

Nancy and Jim Wolf

Limo – $1,800

Meryl and David Ainsman

All Covered, IT Services from Konica Minolta

B&R Pools and Swim Shop

Dan Taylor Interiors

Fragasso Financial Advisors

Nancy and Dan Garfinkel

Merris and Yram Groff

Guttman Energy, Inc.

Linda and Steve Halpern

Henderson Brothers, Inc.

HMS Marketing

Emily Karp, Adam Perlow, Simone & Marissa Karp

Levin Mattress

Patty and Stan Levine

Marsha and Bernie Marcus

MBM Contracting, Inc.

MissElaineous Balloons

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

NFP Structured Settlements

Stefani Pashman and Jeremy Feinstein

Pittsburgh Oral Surgery, P.C.

Richard E. Rauh

Karen and Tony Ross

Audrey Russo

Barbara and Dan Shapira

Lori and Bob Shure

Sterling Paper Company

The Ellis School

The Huber Group

The Stern Family & The Manor Theatre

TWIN Capital Management Inc

Veritas Contracting LLC

Vigliotti Landscape & Construction, Inc.

Walnut Capital

Chaperone – $1,000


Advanced Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation

Allegheny Roofing & Sheet Metal Co., Inc.

Alpha Screen Graphics

David Baker and Sharon Dilworth

Baker Tilly

Deborah and Sam Berkovitz

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices The Preferred Realty

BilkeyKatz Investment Consultants, Inc

Brandywine Agency

The Burke Family

Sylvia and Sidney Busis

Center for Urologic Care, P.C.

Rosalind Chow and Jeffrey Galak

Climatech Inc.

Coldwell Banker

Cooper Imaging

Dean Damick and Marion Damick

Desmone Architects

Dipcraft Fiberglass Panels


Dollar Bank

Dona Jo Fitwear

Elyse and Marty Eichner

Beth and Dan Erlanger


Julie and Josh Farber


Federated Investors Foundation, Inc.

Fireman Creative

Fort Pitt Capital Group

Ruth and Alan A. Garfinkel

Caryle Glosser

Debbie and Matt Graver

Green Light Wireless

Dodi Walker Gross and Daniel Edelstone

Harry S. Cohen & Associates, P.C.

Hefren-Tillotson, Inc.

Howard Hanna Real Estate Services

Jacobson Associates, Inc.

Kidz and Company

Kline, Keppel and Koryak, P.C.

The Krasik Families

Dana and Jason Kunzman

Michael and Susan Kurtz

Lieber Hammer Huber & Paul, P.C.

Kathleen and Jay Lutins

Rachel Marcus

Elaine and Todd Miller

Nu Bistro / Pamela’s P&G Diners

Penn Fixture & Supply Company

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC

Melissa and Peter Rackoff

Nancy and Bill Rackoff

Reed Smith LLC

Mrs. Fred Rogers

Rothschild Doyno Collaborative

Rugby Realty Co., Inc.

Damian Ruyechan and Tim Komen

S&T Bank

Linda Safyan and Tom Holber

Cathy Green Samuels and Michael Samuels

Schindler Elevator Corporation

Stacey and Scott Seewald

The Segal Family

Shady Side Academy

Joanne and Ben Simon

Smallman Street Deli

Staley Electric

Rabbis Barbara and Ron Symons

Temple Sinai

The Rubinoff Company

Marc Weber Tobias

Traction Rec

Walnut Grill Fox Chapel

Karen and S. Rand Werrin

Winchester Thurston School

Martha and John Wolf Jr.

Zeke’s Coffee Pittsburgh


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