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Legacy Giving Seminar

Jeff Wasser

May 2, 2018 at 7:30 PM in the Silverstein Center

We are pleased to have several speakers for the Legacy Giving Seminar scheduled for May 2 at 7:30 pm.

Rabbi Randall J. Konigsburg is the Rabbi at Beth Sholom B’nai Israel in Manchester, CT. He has served congregations in Birmingham, Alabama; Hollywood, Florida; St. Paul, Minnesota; and Delray Beach, Florida. He has been a Chaplain for Hospice of Palm Beach County, Volunteer Chaplain for the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office. He is a Certified Fundraising Executive and has trained in Substance Abuse Counseling and hospital chaplaincy. He is also certified to teach Jewish Meditation by the Institute for Jewish Spirituality. He believes that revitalizing a synagogue requires not only visionary leadership and a committed congregation, but it also requires finding the proper funding. He will be providing a D’var Torah for the Legacy giving Seminar.

Hollis Dorman, Senior Development Officer, Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford, has more than 25 years of experience in the area of planned giving, having served as the national planned giving director for the Jewish Theological Seminary of America and the American Associates of Ben Gurion University. During her career, Hollis has coordinated annual, capital and endowment campaigns in addition to her work in planned gifts. She is currently on the board of the Business and Estate Planning Council of Hartford and the Planned Giving Group of Connecticut.

Monique R. Polidoro is a member of the Jewish Community Foundation’s Legal and Tax Panel. She is also a member of Rogin Nassau LLC’s Trusts and Estates Department at CityPlace 1 in Hartford. She focuses her practice primarily in the areas of estate planning, estate administration, charitable planning and elder law. Ms. Polidoro works with clients and their families to structure estate plans that implement their personal goals, protect their loved ones, and reflect their values while minimizing taxes. Her practice also involves advising clients on achieving philanthropic goals through the use of private foundations and charitable trusts. Ms. Polidoro began her career at Rogin, Nassau in 1996 as a summer associate and joined the firm as a full-time associate in 1997. Prior to joining Rogin, Nassau, Ms. Polidoro worked as a law clerk for Judge Alfred V. Covello at the Connecticut Federal District

Court. She also worked as a law clerk in the Money Laundering/Asset Forfeiture Division of the Department of Justice in Washington, DC, and as a law clerk in the United States Attorney’s Office in Hartford. Prior to starting her legal career, Ms. Polidoro toured as a professional ballet dancer with Charlestown Ballet Theater, Charlestown, South Carolina, and Ballet Theatre Pennsylvania, Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

Ms. Polidoro received her B.A., magna cum laude, in 1994 from the University of Connecticut and her J.D., with honors, in 1997 from the University of Connecticut School of Law. Ms. Polidoro is a member of the Hartford County, Connecticut and American Bar Associations.

We look forward to seeing you at this informative event.

Fri, May 24 2019 19 Iyyar 5779