Over 500 people attended the Jewish Community Center Greater Boston’s annual winter fund-raising event, JCC@333, on Wednesday, including Governor Charlie Baker, Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, the president and CEO of JCC Greater Boston, Mark Sokoll, and WinnCompanies founder and principal Arthur Winn. The evening raised more than $750,000 for JCC programs.

Winn received the Norman B. Leventhal Award from Paula Sidman, a former board chair of JCC Greater Boston and Leventhal’s daughter, for his family’s longtime involvement with the JCC Greater Boston.

“Thirty years ago, I received a phone call from the developer and philanthropist Mr. Norman B. Leventhal,” Winn reportedly said during his speech. “He asked me if I would donate $25,000 to help create a new organization called the JCC. It seemed like a million dollars at the time, but you just couldn’t say no to Mr. Leventhal. I am happy to have been there at the beginning of the JCC’s first 30 years, and the Winn family is proud to kick off the JCC’s next 30 years.”


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