J Blog

Big News from the J

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Posted by: Joel Dinkin, CEO, and Lauren Kaufman Blachman, Board President

Our New J Street ViewWe Are Renovating the J!

We are so excited to finally share that after four years in the making, the J will be undergoing a major renovation this September! Let’s take you back to how this all got started…

In 2016, we developed a master plan that would engage our members and the community in exciting and dynamic ways. Unfortunately, our plan was cut short in 2017 due to Hurricane Harvey. At that point, we knew that before moving forward, we had an obligation to revitalize our community first.

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Category: Our New J

A Long and Healthy Life

Tuesday, February 11, 2020
Posted by: By Robin Fortenberry, Director of Fitness Services, ACE CPT

Dr. Hurwitz Working OutIn Memory of Dr. Charles Hurwitz

A long and healthy life. When I hear that phrase, the person that comes to my mind is Dr. Charles Hurwitz. In my first year as Director of Fitness Services, I had the pleasure of meeting Charles. At that time he was a bit of a celebrity at the J, mostly because of his age. Charles was just over 102 years old at that time and had been a member of the J for 20 years, regularly working out three times a week.

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