News Brief: Chabad's Friendship Circle Receives Prestigious Award


West Bloomfield, MI

August 2, 2007

They are the founders of the wildly successful Friendship Circle with numerous chapters in 20 cities across the country and growing fast.

Yesterday, Shmais.com reported that  that Rabbi & Mrs. Levi & Bassie Shemtov of West Bloomfield, MI  have been chosen as one of this year's recipients of the Manhattan Institute Award for Social Entrepreneurship.

The Manhattan Institute Award for Social Entrepreneurship honors non-profit leaders who have found innovative, private solutions for America's most pressing social problems.

The award, along with a check of $25,000 for the Friendship Circle  will be presented to the Shemtovs at the institutes annual dinner that will be held in October in Manhattan.

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