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May 20, 2008

UC Berkeley and Hebrew Union College honor Phyllis Cook

Phyllis Cook, the outgoing director of the S.F.-based Jewish Community Endowment Fund, is receiving awards this month from U.C. Berkeley and Hebrew Union College.

Cook recently received a 2007 Trustees’ Citation for her fundraising on behalf of U.C. Berkeley. The award is given to alumni and others associated with the university who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in a major fundraising program or who are exemplary examples of service in support of the school’s outreach goals. Cook one of 14 who were chosen to receive the citation.

On Monday, May 19, Cook received the Founders’ Medallion from the HUC-Jewish Institute of Religion in a Los Angeles ceremony. She is receiving the award in recognition of her contributions to the Bay Area Jewish community during her 25 years at the endowment fund.

– Reposted from this week’s j. article “Hebrew Union College, Cal honor JCEF stalwart Cook”

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