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November 14, 2012
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Celebrating the Main Event’s success are (from left) Federation CEO Ira M. Schwartz, Leno, ­Federation President Sherrie R. Savett and honoree Stephen B. Klein.

On Sunday, Nov. 4, more than 600 members of our community joined Federation at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown to stand up and be counted at an incredible event that included a performance by Jay Leno and the presen­tation to Stephen B. Klein of the Joseph Smukler Outstanding Community Leadership Award.

Thanks to the generosity of attendees (and Jay Leno!), more than $2 million was raised for Federation through the event.

Federation thanks the many generous community leaders who made the evening truly amazing, including Stephen Klein and his family; honorary co-chairs Vicki and Gary Erlbaum; event co-chairs Marji and Andy Goldman, Karen and Bill Kramer, Judy and Bud Newman, Lainey and Beryl Simonson and Margie and Brian Wargon; the event committee; and Federation’s leadership.

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