JCC Big Night

JCC: Big Night University


7:30 pm * Saturday, March 2, 2019 * JCC, Squirrel Hill

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Grab your cap and gown, best toga attire or your favorite college sweatshirt!

Big Night University invites you to join the Class of 2019 for the college party of the year.

Leave the studying at home and celebrate with your friends and classmates at the JCC’s 13th annual Big Night fundraising

Expect music from a DJ, a band, dancing, games and libations. Come hungry because this college mixer will have
food better than the average dining hall! Big Night University’s campus, the JCC, is the “Quad” of our community. Our party-with-a-purpose “is your chance to ace your service requirement and get some GPA bonus points.

Big Night is the JCC’s biggest fundraising event, providing support for scholarships and programs that enable individuals of all backgrounds, abilities, religious affiliations and financial need to participate in the JCC’s quality programs and services.
Your Big Night U community service can be corporate or individual sponsorships, and we will be giving huge shout-outs to all who participate.

So send us your acceptance and get ready to party.

See you on campus March 2, 2019!


For sponsorships, raffle, event tickets  and ad book please use this link or contact Fara Marcus, [email protected]

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Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities

Support Big Night with a sponsorship, a purchase of a business ad or a congratulatory message in the ad book or donation.

Every guest receives an Ad Book and with an expectance of over 1000 in attendance, this book gives your company community wide exposure and honors the chairs and supports their efforts within the JCC and community at large. Your donation is tax-deductible. Thank you.

Corporate and individual sponsorships and advertisements provide essential support for the JCC year round.

To advertise in our adbook please see our ad sheet for more info or click here

For more info on sponsorship level please review our sponsorship packet here.

To discuss opportunities please contact:
Fara Marcus: 412-339-5413
or email [email protected]

Meryl and David Ainsman

Lauren and Scott Americus

Lynn and Carl Bahm

Donna and John Barsotti

Nancy and Bill Berkowitz

Marcy Bernson

Rachel Firestone and Jason Binder

Beverly and Zack Block

Cathy Reifer and Sam Braver

Betsy and Marc Brown

Gail and Norman Childs

Stacey and Justin Cook

Neil DiBiase and Chris Smith

Casey and Steve Drucker

Elyse and Marty Eichner

Beth and Dan Erlanger

Julie and Josh Farber

Stefani Pashman and Jeremy Feinstein

Carrie and Jonathan Fischer

Mary Pat and Eric Friedlander

Rosalind Chow and Jeffrey Galak

Julie and Ed Gelman

Amanda and Dan Gilman

Andrea and David Glickman

Lauren and Phil Goldblum

Rachel and Michael Golden

Sherree Goldstein

Dana Rofey and Adam Golomb

Erica and Billy Goodman

Jake Goodman and Sean Shepherd

Darcy and Mike Gordon

Deborah and Matthew Graver

Merris and Yram Groff

Susie and Don Gross

Ina and Larry Gumberg

Lori and Richard Guttman

Marcia and Eric Haberman

Drs. Jennifer and Matthew Harinstein

Linda Safyan and Tom Holber

Rhonda and Mark Horvitz

Rebecca and Aaron Hurowitz

Mardi and Bill Isler

Lynne and Blair Jacobson

Anna Hollis and Gregg Kander

Simone Karp

Carole and Jerry Katz

Diane Ryan Katz and John Katz

Rona Kaufman

Kathy and Cary Klein

Samantha and Josh Klein

Curt Krasik

Sue Berman Kress and Doug Kress

Lauren and Jason Kushner

Traci and Brian Lamfrom

Robin and Jeff Lebovitz

Cindy Goodman-Leib and Scott Leib

Lauren and Oren Leiberman

Kathy and Jay Lutins

Uriel and Jodi Marcovitz

Andrew Marcus

Justin Matase and Dr. Elie Aoun

Elaine and Todd Miller

Tara and Ty Morse

list Sharon Werner and Eric Olshan

Sharon and Eric Perelman

Susie and Gregg Perelman

Emily and Adam Perlow

Lori and Louis Plung

Hilary Tyson and Charles Porter

Rita and Andy Rabin

Melissa and Peter Rackoff

Todd Reidbord

Jed Reifer

Kate and Joel Rosenthal

Karen and Tony Ross

Tracy and Josh Royston

Audrey Russo

Lori and Jimmy Ruttenberg

Margie Ruttenberg

Mike Samuels

Suzanne Schreiber

Stacey and Scott Seewald

Tracy and Evan Segal

Sara and Kenneth Segel

Haliel and Steven Selig

Sarah and Doug Shriber

Lori and Bob Shure

Linda and Ken Simon

Ingrid and Eric Smiga

Laura Sohinki

Sheila and Brett Solomon

Jennifer and Joshua Steiman

Danella and Josh Stein

Michael Steinberg

Lisa and Marc Tannenbaum

Becca and Scott Tobe

Judy Tobe

Stephen Tobe

Stephanie Weinstein and Amit Patel

Marla and Michael Werner

Susan and David Werner

Lauren and Joel Winston

Summa Cum Laude

The Segal Family

After Party

The Wilson Group, LLC


Presenting Sponsor- PNC Bank

Dean’s List

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

Highmark® Blue Cross Blue Shield

Graduation Day

Erica and Billy Goodman

Carole and Jerry Katz

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

The Marks Family

Nancy and Woody Ostrow

Hilary Tyson and Charles Porter

Rita and Andrew Rabin

Lori and Jimmy Ruttenberg

Suzanne and Brian Schreiber

Lori and Bob Shure

UPMC & UPMC Health Plan

Susan and David Werner


BetéAvon Kosher Dining Services

Ceeva, Inc.

Elyse and Marty Eichner

Oxford Development Company

Ingrid and Eric Smiga

Square Café

Study Abroad

Lauren and Scott Americus

Bank of America

BNY Mellon Wealth Management

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney

Clark Hill PLC

First National Bank

Full Bowl Catering

Giant Eagle

Hyman Family Foundation

The Karp Family Foundation


Lamar Advertising

Cindy Goodman-Leib and Scott Leib

Carol Robinson and Jeffrey B. Markel

Orr’s Jewelers

Peoples Gas

Pittsburgh Brewing Company

Pittsburgh City Paper

Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle

Polyconcept North America

The Donald & Sylvia Robinson Family Foundation

Linda and Ken Simon

Trust-Franklin Press Co.


Spring Break

All Occasions Party Rental

big Burrito Restaurant Group

Cathy Reifer and Sam Braver

Betsy and Marc Brown

Common Plea Catering

Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, P.C.

Exceptional Exteriors and Renovations Inc.

Stefani Pashman and Jeremy Feinstein

Mary Pat and Eric Friedlander

Gray Phoenix

Ina and Larry Gumberg

Henderson Brothers, Inc.

Hens and Chicks

Anna Hollis and Gregg Kander

Ellen and Jack Kessler

Sue Berman Kress and Doug Kress

Lauren and Jason Kushner

Patty and Stan Levine

Littles Shoes

Mosaic Linens

Pittsburgh Oral Surgery, P.C.

PJ Dick Incorporated / Trumbull Corporation / Lindy Paving

The Plung and Resnick Families

Nancy Bernstein and Rocky Schoen

Signature Financial Planning

Silk & Stewart Development Group

St. Moritz Building Services

Marla and Michael Werner

Nancy and Jim Wolf

All- Nighter

Meryl and David Ainsman

B&R Pools and Swim Shop

Dan Taylor Interiors

Fifth Third Bank

Fragasso Financial Advisors

Goldblum Sablowsky, LLC

Jennifer and Joe Goldston

Merris and Yram Groff

Guttman Energy, Inc.

HMS Marketing

Michael and Susan Kurtz

Kathleen and Jay Lutins

Marsha and Bernie Marcus

MBM Contracting, Inc.

Nu Bistro / Pamela’s P&G Diners

Lisa and Lee Oleinick

Reed Smith LLP

Karen and Tony Ross

Rothschild Doyno Collaborative

Audrey Russo

Sterling Paper Company

The Stern Family & The Manor Theatre

The Rubinoff Company

United Concordia Dental

University of Pittsburgh

Vigliotti Landscape & Construction, Inc.

W.B. Mason

Walnut Capital

Dorm Life


Allegheny Roofing & Sheet Metal Co., Inc.

Alpha Screen Graphics

Dr. David Baker and Sharon Dilworth

Baker Tilly

Deborah and Sam Berkovitz

Berkshire Hathaway Home Services – Fox Chapel

Rachel Firestone and Jason Binder

Block & Associates, LLC.

Brandywine Agency

Sylvia and Sidney Busis

Center for Urologic Care, P.C.

Norman & Gail Childs and Family

Coldwell Banker

Cooper Imaging

Carol and Gary Cozen

Dean Damick and Marion Damick

Desmone Architects

Dipcraft Fiberglass Panels


Dollar Bank

Dodi Walker Gross and Daniel Edelstone

Andrea and Andrew Eller

Beth and Dan Erlanger

Julie and Josh Farber


Federated Investors Foundation, Inc.


Fireman Creative

First Commonwealth Bank

Fort Pitt Capital Group

Karen and Jack Friedman

Rosalind Chow and Jeffrey Galak

Ruth and Alan A. Garfinkel

Julie and Ed Gelman

Cheryl Gerson Americus

The Glickman Family

Glimcher Group

Elizabeth Goldberg and Michael Weisberg

Jake Goodman and Sean Shepherd

Mary and Skip Grinberg

Susie and Don Gross

Linda and Steve Halpern

Drs. Jennifer and Matthew Harinstein

Harry S. Cohen & Associates, P.C.

Hefren-Tillotson, Inc.

Jan and Mitchell Hoffman

Howard Hanna Real Estate Services

Mardi and Bill Isler

Jacobson Associates, Inc.

Kline, Keppel and Koryak, P.C.

The Krasik Families

Dana and Jason Kunzman

Lynn and Larry Lebowitz

Susan and Louis Leff

Lieber Hammer Huber & Paul, P.C.

Marbury Group

Rachel H. Marcus

Elaine and Todd Miller


NOVA Contracting Services, LLC

NuGo Nutrition

Sharon Werner and Eric Olshan

Pittsburgh Pirates

Pittsburgh Steelers

Pollock Begg Komar Glasser & Vertz LLC

Melissa and Peter Rackoff

Reed Smith LLP

Tracy and Josh Royston

The Rudolph Family

Linda Safyan and Tom Holber

Cathy Green Samuels and Michael Samuels

Veronica and Jonathan Schmerling

Laura and Henry Schneiderman

Stacey and Scott Seewald

Shady Side Academy

Joanne and Ben Simon

Smallman Street Deli

Jennifer and Josh Steiman

Rabbis Barbara and Ron Symons

The Prop Shop

Judy Tobe

Marc Weber Tobias

Traction Rec

TWIN Capital Management, Inc.

Marcie and Matthew Weinstein

Arlene and Richard Weisman

Winchester Thurston School

Windstream Business

Lee Wolf

Zeke’s Coffee Pittsburgh


Partner Agencies

Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh

Jewish Healthcare Foundation

United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania

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