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Two Springfield JCC Women Recognized by as 40 Under Forty

SPRINGFIELD – Bethany Young and Alison Silber, two women representing the Springfield Jewish Community Center have been recognized by BusinessWest’s as “40 Under Forty.”

Young, director of Kehillah at the Springfield JCC, holds a BS from Springfield College and an MS from Bay Path University.

“She is able to oversee a successful staff, manage a budget, on top of organizing and implementing successful programming for her department,” said Janice Greenberg, who nominated Young. “Overall, she just gets things done for the individuals in the special needs program. These qualities have made her very worthy of the 40 Under Forty honor.”

Silber is the secretary of the Springfield JCC board of directors. She holds a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and a JD from the University of Maryland. The owner of her own family law practice in Longmeadow, she is recognized for assisting clients with post-divorce finances; in particular, helping clients obtain a living wage and financial security to meet their needs.

“We’re so proud to have had two members of the JCC’s lay and staff leadership team be recognized by the area’s business community for their exemplary talent,” said Michael Paysnick, executive director of the JCC. “Both Bethany and Alison share a deep commitment to those they serve, professional integrity and impeccable skills. We are also fortunate that they share a love of the J. They inspire their colleagues and together help make the J the place to be.”

CAP: Shown here, left to right, are Janice Greenberg, Michael Paysnick, Bethany Young, Alison Silber, Susan Whirty, Bev Nadler, Betsy Bertuzzi and Elliot Greenberg, all of whom attended the recent 40 Under Forty Award Ceremony.

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