June 14, 2007
Milken JCC board rejects Federation offer
(Page 2 - Previous Page)"We believe that Jewish institutions have an obligation to act ethically," she said.
In the meantime, the pool remains closed and a date for demolition, approved by The Federation board on May 17, has not been set. The mold, found primarily in the walls of the sauna and Jacuzzi area and in the men's and women's restrooms and locker rooms, has been removed, but the surfaces have not been repaired.
If the area is restored, three-time Olympic gold medal winner Lenny Krayzelburg, whose swim school served about 400 JCC kids until the April closure, said his company is willing to undertake costs of operating, staffing and providing programming for the pool. Additionally, seniors would have access to the pool.
Meanwhile, the JCC board is busy fundraising, revising budgets, planning additional administrative cuts and forming a governance committee to ensure financial oversight.
"We need to know where we're at all the time," Sandler said.
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