$2, 232,942 Raised for Chicago Jewish Appeal in Seven Country Clubs
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$2, 232,942 Raised for Chicago Jewish Appeal in Seven Country Clubs

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A record breaking total of $2, 232, 942 was raised at the annual “Country Club Day for CJA” — one of this community’s programs to support the Combined Jewish Appeal of Metropolitan Chicago. Almost 1,000 golfers from seven clubs took part in the event, which is the largest inter-club tourney in the United States.

The Bryn Mawr Country Club reported the highest receipts — $695,950. Other totals were: Briarwood Country Club — $355,387; Green Acres Country Club — $325,000; Idlewild Country Club — $268,605; Twin Orchard Country Club — $244,000; Ravisloe Country Club — $227,000 and Brookwood Country Club — $117,000.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund