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Inside (Jewish) Baseball with Ryan Lavarnway

Presented by The Associated’s Solomon and Gefen Societies

November 17 @ 6:00 pm

Address provided upon registration

Former catcher for the Orioles, Ryan will share his journey into Major League Baseball and how playing for Team Israel shaped his Jewish identity.

Dietary laws observed.

Solomon Society recognizes men, ages 45-64, of households giving $10,000 or more to The Associated’s Annual Campaign.

Gefen Society recognizes young adults who give $2,500 or more to The Associated’s Annual Campaign.

Solomon Society
Isaac Pretter, Chair
Joe Schaller, Vice Chair

Gefen Society
Rich Topaz, Chair

Keeping in mind the health and safety of our guests and staff members, The Associated will continue to monitor the safety practices and protocols, recommended by the venue, local, state and CDC guidelines at the time of the event. All guests attending events, meetings and programs are highly encouraged to be fully vaccinated, wear masks when not actively eating or drinking, and to practice social distance. If you or anyone in your family is not feeling well, please refrain from attending.

*Precautions are subject to change to be in line with health guidelines and local Covid-19 data.

In keeping with our Jewish values, The Associated supports a thriving Baltimore that celebrates diversity and appreciates the unique combination of gender, race, age, religion and ethnicity, sexual orientation, cognitive and physical disabilities and special qualities that each resident adds to the fabric of life in Baltimore. We welcome everyone interested in our mission to join us. If you require accommodations, please contact us, and we will make every effort to meet your needs.

Speaker Bio

Ryan Lavarnway
Originally drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the sixth round of the 2008 Major League Baseball June Amateur Draft, Ryan has since played in parts of 10 Major League Baseball seasons for eight different teams. Ryan has also been a member of the Israeli national baseball team at multiple points in his career. He first played for Team Israel in the 2017 World Baseball Classic. He more recently rejoined Team Israel for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Ryan and his family are proud members of Denver, Colorado’s Jewish community and regularly attend synagogue.

Corporate Sponsors

BGE • Capital Funding Group • Len Stoler Automotive • MileOne Autogroup • Trius Lending Partners

Brown Advisory • MedStar Health • Miles & Stockbridge • M&T Bank • PNC Bank • PSA Insurance & Financial Services • Truist

Advance Business Systems • Eastern Savings Bank • First National Bank • Hoffman & Co. • Merritt Properties • MOI • RBC Wealth Management • Residential Title & Escrow Company • Schoenfeld Insurance Associates • ShopRite • SOS Technology • T. Rowe Price • Venable LLP • WesBanco

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