Sarah and Robert Gallardo of Richmond, Texas, announce the birth June 16, 2016, of a son, Christian Anthony (Cafri Natan), and a daughter, Vivian Margaret (Chava Itta). The twins join big brothers Nicholas Giovanni (Netzach Yochanan) and Jacob Solomon (Yaacov Shlomo).
Ronald Gold, a native of Merriam, Kansas, and his bride Marleen Stein Gold originally of Dallas, Texas, are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary on July 15, 2016. They both graduated from the University of Oklahoma and Ron is also a graduate of UMKC law school. Marleen is an artist who holds a degree from the Kansas City Art Institute. The Golds have lived in Mission Hills for 40 years.
They are planning celebrations both in Dallas and in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Greater Kansas City Hadassah Past Presidents met recently at the home of Sue Vile to celebrate the 100th birthday of Ede Bratt, Chapter president from 1974-1976. Pictured around Bratt (from left) are Arlene Shalinsky, Rickie Haith, Sue Vile, Marian Kaplan, Rita Shapiro and Barbara Hecht. Former presidents unable to attend included Rachelle Milgram, Flossie Pack, Frances Schlozman and Shari Sokol. The women shared a letter of congratulations from Ellen Hershkin, national Hadassah president, and presented Bratt with a certificate for their contribution in her honor to the Mother and Child Pavilion at Hadassah Ein Kerem in Jerusalem.
Rabbi Zalman and Nechama Tiechtel of Lawrence, Kansas, announce the birth June 30, 2016, (24 Sivan, 5776) of Chaya Faigel Tiechtel. Chaya is the sibling of Mina, Mendel, Yosef Meir, Levi, Yisroel, Sima and Esther. Grandparents are Rabbi Shlomo and Shana Tiechtel of Brooklyn, New York, and Rabbi Sender and Chana Kagan of Miami, Florida.