Dinner of Champions

Dinner of Champions: Supporting Inclusion at Lessans Camp JCC

Saturday, November 19, 2022

Join us in celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Dinner of Champions: Supporting Inclusion at Lessans Camp JCC.

This event is one of the ways the Bender JCC fulfills its mission to provide a meaningful summer camp experience to children of all abilities.

We look forward to celebrating our Inductees and honorees who will be honored at this signature fundraising event.



Irene and Abe Pollin Humanitarian Award
Robert “Bobby” Cohen

Greater Washington Jewish Sports
Hall of Fame Inductees

Eric Brodkowitz | Chris Eig
Loretta Kiron | Phyllis Lerner
Doug Neustadt | Maury Povich

Bender JCC Maccabi Legacy Award
Barry Gudelsky

Hyman M. and Phillip D. Perlo High School Athletes
David Fritz | Noah Klugman
Isaac Kreisler | Coby Malkus
Ella Sheintal | Jessica Winson

Dinner of Champions Chairs
Roslyn and Robert Black
Melanie and Rami Kandel


See what Camp JCC makes possible


Thank you to our early event Supporters*

Bender Foundation, Inc.

Robert and Lorraine Cohen

Annette M. and Theodore N. Lerner Family Foundation


The Homer & Martha Gudelsky Family Foundation


Family of Shirley Povich

VPC Incorporated

3M Foundation
The Black Family
Carol and Gary Burman
Carol and Robert Burman Family Foundation
James G. Davis Construction Corporation
Vicki and Eric Klein/Ernst & Young LLP
Phyllis K. Lerner
The Ronald and Joy Paul Family Foundation
Heather and Andrew Sachs
Janyse and Bernie Weisz
495 Movers Inc. Debra and Vincent Ben Avram
Vicki Berman and Yeheskel Dori
Dennis Bunder Jillian and Scott Copeland
Keith Eig Louis and Helyn Fanaroff Charitable Foundation
Annette and Bernard Forseter Shari and Harvey Goodman/Goodman Gable Gould Adjusters International
Rae Grad and Manny Schiffres Ntiva and The Freidkin Family
Scott Jacobs Emily and Neil Kishter
Marcie and Darren Klugman Robyn and Steve Lustig
Wendy and Matthew Morris Nudelman Family and GlenLine Investments
Amanda and Curtis Polk Estee and Elliott Portnoy
Roberta and Keith Solit Susan and Brad Stillman
Helene Weisz and Richard Lieberman Susan and Ronald Winson
The Yolles Legal Group
Wendi and Daniel Abramowitz Julie and Josh Bender
Bonnie and Guy Berliner
Central Farm Market Beth and Daryle Bobb
Heidi and Michael Brodsky Claudia and Gil Carpel
Yvonne and Jeffrey Distenfeld Gail Fleder
Gateway Legal Placements LLC Beth and Jim Glassman
Seth Goldman and Julie Farkas Giving Fund David Helfand
Melanie and Rami Kandel Rebecca and Marc Korman
Ellen and Stuart Lessans Dina and Gerald Leener
Robin and Jeremy London Maccabi USA
Linda and Larry Mann A.R. Marani, Inc.
Joanna and Reed Sexter VWG Wealth Management
*Reflects gifts of $1800 or more as of 8.31.22