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Alumni Announcements

Announcements, Announcements, Announcements!

Stay up to date with our Alumni community

Check out the Amazing Alumni series on our blog! Share your amazing alumni story with us as you reconnect with Tawonga!

We celebrate the many important milestones in the lives of the Tawonga community. Mazel Tov!!!

Future Happy Campers

  • Ryley Katz (Camper 1993-1997, Summer Staff 2000-2003, Full-time Staff 2006-present) and Jason Katz on the birth of their daughter Korie on March 2, 2015.
  • Jesykah Forkash Sarkissian and Arin Sarkissian on the birth of their daughter Emma Layah Forkash Sarkissian on August 30, 2015


Just Married

  • Amanda Martin (Camper 2001-2004 and Summer Staff 2006-2007, 2011-2013) and David Griswold (Summer Staff 2009-2012) were married on May 23, 2015.
  • Katie Quinn (Full-time Staff 2011-present and Legacy Society member) and Jason Bernstein (Camper 1993-2001) were married on March 21, 2015.
  • Olivia Rosaldo-Pratt (Camper 1997-2001 and Summer Staff 2003-2005) and Noam Benoni (Camper 1999 and Summer Staff 2004), met at Tawonga in 2004, married on October 11, 2015.


  • Rachel Chodorow-Reich (Camper 1989-1991 and Summer Staff 1999-2005) and Yu Mats got engaged in June, 2015

We lost some dear friends from our Tawonga community. May their memory be a blessing.

  • Noah DeWitt passed away in May of 2015. Son of Joan Zivi and Chris DeWitt, and brother of Rachael DeWitt.
  • Jill Lee passed away on April 27, 2015. Long-time Tawonga parent and Board Member, daughter of Seymore and Jane Kalom, granddaughter of Herman and Anna Waldman, and mother of Sam, Aaron, and Josh – all campers.

Make a Tribute Gift

Did you know you could submit a special tribute gift online in honor or in memory of someone you care about? They will receive a tribute card with your name and personalized message. Click here to make a tribute gift online.

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