Mark Beede celebrated the publication of his second book, “Sensei Tennis: Martial Arts (and More!) in the Mastery of Tennis,” in 2018. Mark is the area director of National Scouting Report, a college recruiting service, and executive director of the Hawaii Pacific Tennis Foundation. Andrea Halpern is spending a sabbatical year from Bucknell University at the University of Maryland, conducting research on music and auditory cognition. An avid choral musician, she fulfilled a dream by performing in Durham Cathedral. She invites alumni in the Washington, D.C., area to attend concerts by the Capitol Hill Chorale. In October, Brian Lash was appointed to the board of directors of Red Sea International Company, which oversees the design, manufacture, finance and management of large-scale accommodation and infrastructure facilities. Last year, Fruma Markowitz self-published the book “Synagogues Along the Danube,” which chronicles her travels to Eastern Europe and showcases her photographs of synagogues being restored to their former glory. This year, Fruma will travel to Morocco to document past and current Jewish life. In October, she was an artist-in-residence at the Weir Farm National Historic Site and Art Center, in Wilton, Connecticut. In addition, one of her photographs was featured at the Griffin Museum of Photography, in Winchester, Massachusetts. Gary Wasserman is creating an Oregon-based nonprofit, Eyes on Wheels, which provides motorcycle patrols for foot and bicycle races in the Portland metro area to help guard the safety of race participants. Reva Wolf, a professor of art history at the State University of New York at New Paltz, co-edited the book “Freemasonry and the Visual Arts From the 18th Century Forward: Historical and Global Perspectives” (Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019).
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