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Nominations now being accepted for 2018 8 over 80!

The Kinneret Council on Aging will proudly pay tribute to eight individuals over the age of 80 who have made significant contributions to the Jewish and Central Florida community on Sunday, February 25th, 2018. “The 8 over 80 event really resonates with our mission of the Kinneret Council on Aging and the inspiring stories we hear about seniors who contribute to our community through leadership, activism, altruism and philanthropy”, said Geannie Share, President of the Board for the Kinneret Council on Aging.

“We are, once again, honoring those who have made our community feel like a family by promoting the Jewish tradition of Tikkun Olam”, said Sharon Weil, Director of Programming and Development at the Kinneret Council on Aging.“We hope the community will join in honoring our “8 Over 80”.

This year’s event will be held in the Delaney Dining Room located at Kinneret Apartments.

Nomination forms are available by clicking here or calling 407-425-4537. Individuals may nominate more than one person.

The Kinneret Apartments are the Jewish community’s twin residence towers for low income senior citizens located in downtown Orlando. Funds raised at this event help subsidize the continental breakfasts, bi-monthly food pantry and other programs for the residents of Kinneret.

View Gallery here.

2017 8 over 80

Congratulations to this year’s honorees and thank you to everyone that supported our event and the Kinneret Council on Aging.

I know there is no one secret to longevity.  But I know that this year’s honorees showed us that laughter, family, and love are what is most important in life.  It was such a pleasure getting to know Dick, Sheldon, Judith, Phyllis, Edie, Melvin, Sonia and Helen.

Save the Date for February 25th, 2018 for our next event! Please help to make it successful by nominating a senior over 80 who continues to inspire and contribute to our community!  Nominations are  now being accepted by completing this form.  Check out our 2017 photo album and check back to this site to see this year’s video produced by Brandon Kari that tells the stories of these amazing people.