L’Chaim Event to Honor Cathy Friedman

    The Birmingham Holocaust Education Center’s (BHEC)  annual L’Chaim event on August 20 in the Jemison Concert Hall at the Alys Stephens Center will honor Cathy O. Friedman, local humanitarian and patron of the arts, for her ongoing commitment to Holocaust education in Birmingham. Local musical artists will be the highlight of the program.

    The L’Chaim program, a combination of entertainment, education, and recognition, will feature a performance by the Steel City Men’s Chorus and special musical entertainment arranged by Keith Cromwell of Red Mountain Theatre Company, including a performance of “L’Chaim” by the cast of RMTC’s Fiddler on the Roof; Abijah Cunningham and Amy Johnson performing songs made famous by Barbra Streisand; and a special solo by Kristen Sharp.
    L’Chaim is the culmination of the BHEC’s annual fundraising campaign and will be Sunday, August 20, 2:30-4:00 p.m. A dessert reception will follow the program. Tickets are $50 and are available at www.bhecinfo.org. All fundraising proceeds are used to advance the mission of the BHEC to keep the history and lessons of the Holocaust alive. For more information, call the BHEC at 795- 4176.

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