The Jewish Care Cape combined AGM of all seven welfare organisations was held on 18 October. Highlands House held an election at the AGM where members were voted onto their management board for 2017/2018.
The President, Vice-President and Treasurer were then elected at a management board meeting held at Highlands House on 25 October.
Mrs Moonyeen Castle President
Mr Michael Novos Vice-President
Mr Lew Heilbron Treasurer
Dr Howard Chait Honorary Medical Superintendent
Dr Terry Berkow
Mrs Jenni Burnett Residents’ Committee
Mr Saul Helman
Mr Stuart Hendler
Mr Glen Heneck
Mr Herbert Maltz
Highlands House welcomed two newly appointed management board members: Lew Heilbron and Saul Helman. Mr Heilbron has been involved in Jewish community service over many years in Kwa-Zulu Natal and has held numerous positions including President of the Council of the C.K.N., Chairman of the I.U.A. and U.C.F. Appeal, Chairman of the C.S.O. and Trustee of the Holocaust Centre (Local and National) to name a few.
Mr Helman has many years’ experience in pharmaceuticals and has owned and run Chinn’s Pharmacy since 2005. He is married to Claire and they have three children. Rebecca 18, Ben 16 and Max 9. He says “I am passionate about ensuring that my clients and the residents of Highlands House get the correct medication according to their personal health situation, with regards to medicine interactions, dosages, side-effects and efficacy rates.”