Navigate Business Showcase 2018

Every year as JFCS holds its MOSAIC Awards, the Navigate Enterprise Center presents its Business Showcase. This is an opportunity to highlight 10 businesses that Navigate has worked with throughout the year.  The businesses represent a variety of industries, ranging from artists, to services and handcrafted products.  In the same spirit of the MOSAIC’s, Navigate aims to showcase business owners …

Meet our 2018 MOSAIC Award Honorees: Anoosh Shariat

Anoosh Shariat was born in Iran, raised in Germany, educated in Texas, Shariat has been wowing diners at various stops in Louisville for almost 30 years. He began his culinary career at the young age of 14 while attending high school in West Germany.  In 1988, he moved to Louisville as executive chef of Remington’s, where he made a name for …

Meet our 2018 MOSAIC Award Honorees: Seema Sheth

Seema Sheth was born in Louisville, KY to immigrant parents.  Ms. Sheth’s mother is Sudanese, and her father is Indian. She graduated from Kentucky Country Day and earned a BA in Theater  Arts before traveling the world.  While in graduate school she discovered her passion for teaching financial literacy.  After graduating with her MBA, she reconnected with her former teacher …

Volunteer Spotlight: Debbie Hyman

JFCS has many amazing, selfless, hard-working, generous and talented volunteers. All volunteers are precious; giving JFCS their most valuable asset; their time. Once in a while, JFCS has a volunteer who stands out even from this distinguished crowd. Debbie Hyman is one such volunteer. Since Debbie retired and became an empty-nester, she has helped JFCS in myriad ways. With JFCS …

Hot Dogs and Bingo- A Hit for the Whole Community

By Robin Ungar On Sunday, March 4, 2018, JFCS and Chabad of KY collaborated on a fundraiser called Hot Dog Bingo for the Pantry. The event was fun and successful by all counts drawing over 30 volunteers and a total of 83 people; a good time was had by all. The fundraiser was so successful that more than $1,000 was …

Career & Technical Education (CTE) Leads to Middle-Skill Jobs

Career & Technical Education (CTE) used to be called high school vocational education. However, in keeping with the changing workforce, today’s high school career & technical programs offer opportunities to prepare for associate degrees or apprenticeships. These programs can often pave the way for “middle-skill” careers that require education and training beyond high school but less than a bachelor’s degree. …