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Photo provided by Touro Infirmary - Shown at the recent Paul S. Rosenblum Leadership Series class are, front from left, Samantha Wolf, Erica Washington, Dria Abramson, Arianna Baseman, Whitney Evans, Adrian Cohn, Clay Smith, Paul Rosenblum; and back, Katy Mallios, Andrew Yaspan, Zach Kupperman, Sarah Bates, Renita Montegut, Keith Stenhouse and Jon Brouk. Other participants include Rebecca Atkinson, Samuel Berman, Dr.Eric Greenberg, Jamelle Lacey, Stew Krane and Harlan Schwartz.

NO/AIDS TASK FORCE: Doreen Tollerson, director of volunteer services for the NO/AIDS Task Force, will be the host of the Directors of Volunteers in Alliance networking open house from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 17, at 2601 Tulane Ave., Suite 500, New Orleans.

The event is free and open to the public. The quarterly DOVIA open houses provide opportunities to network, share information and find out more about the community’s volunteer programs and their leaders. To register, visit dovianeworleans.org. Participants are asked to bring a suitcase to be recycled for foster youth.

HADASSAH’S WOMEN’S HEART HEALTH BRUNCH: Women’s heart health will be highlighted at the Every Beat Counts heart-healthy brunch to be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, June 22, at Jefferson Orleans South, 2536 Edenborn Ave., Metairie.

Panelists at the brunch will be Cardiologist Pramila Subramaniam, master yoga teacher Laura Fiedler-Ates and clinical dietitian Heidi Gereighty.

The event is sponsored by the New Orleans Chapter of Hadassah, but nonmembers are welcome to attend. Admission is $35, and should be paid by a check payable to Hadassah and mailed to Charitsse Sands, 4721 Carthage St., Metairie, LA 70002. For information, call Sands at (504) 888-2824 or send email to annsandsc@aol.com.

TOURO INFIRMARY CELEBRATES LEADERSHIP SERIES CLASS: The Paul S. Rosenblum Series, hosted by Touro Tomorrow, is an interactive six-week series that provides participants the opportunity to learn about Touro Infirmary and the Louisiana Children’s Medical Center. Participants interacted with Touro Infirmary Administrators and LCMC leaders as well as staff, doctors and supporters about current health care issues and future hospital and system growth.

The series was founded by Touro Tomorrow co-chairmen Adrian Cohn and Clay Smith to engage future leaders in conversations and analysis of the state of community health care.

The inaugural class included Dria Abramson, Rebecca Atkinson, Arianna Baseman, Sarah Bates, Samuel Berman, Jon Brouk, Whitney Evans, Eric Greenberg, M.D., Zach Kupperman, Stew Krane, Jamelle Lacey, Katy Mallios, Renita Montegut, Harlan Schwartz, Keith Stenhouse, Erica Washington, Samantha Wolf, Andrew Yaspan, Clay Smith and Adrian Cohn.

The series is named for Paul S. Rosenblum, a past chairman of both Touro Infirmary’s Governing and Foundation Board. Rosenblum served in leadership roles at Touro for more than 31 years.