Educational Institute Oholei Torah, the Flagship school of Chabad Lubavitch, is in its final stages before their 56th dinner to be held this Sunday, May 15th, 2011, at the Gutnick Ballroom in its Eastern Parkway Campus.
The annual event, which has received a letter from the Rebbe each year, is a highlight for the school, its friends and supporters.
This year’s honorees include Crown Heights landlord Yossi Popack and his wife and Batsheva as Guests of Honor.
Lawyer Zalman Schochet and his wife Pessie will be receiving the Chessed Award. Major appliance merchant Shlomo Drimmer and his wife Chaya are the Dinner Chairpeople.
Oholei Torah is also highlighting one of their own: The director of its Mesivta, Rabbi Zushe Wilhelm and his wife Esther with the “Educators Leadership Award.”
Rabbi Nosson Blumes, Director of Programming, who has been coordinating the Dinners for almost 15 years, says that the Dinners have been growing tremendously both in quality and in quantity.
The Sparks Boys Choir prepared special niggunim for the event, caterer Ben Kohen is preparing a unique menu, Mendel Meyers Photography will be capturing the event and Unique Image Advertising is designing the printed material.
Sought-after design decorator Tammy Polatsek has been hired to ensure the décor of the evening will be most spectacular.
Oholei Torah Executive Director Rabbi Joseph Rosenfeld commented that the honorees and the special guests who will be attending the Dinner have gone above and beyond the call of duty ensuring the success of the event, and he thanks them for their support, time and effort.
For more info, visit OholeiTorah.com/dinner01.html