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Plane Crash-Landing Closes Kalmia Ave, Forces BJCC Detour

The scene of a plane crash next to a sports field off of Iris Avenue in north Boulder. (Paul Aiken/Daily Camera)

As you may be aware, a small plane made a soft crash landing just next to Kalmia by the soccer field, up the road from the Boulder JCC on Thursday afternoon.  According to 9News, “The pilot appears to be OK.” Read more at 9news.com or at the Daily Camera.  No other people were injured and no buildings were harmed. Everyone in the JCC is safe.

We’ve been in contact with the local authorities.  As a result of the accident, Kalmia Avenue is closed to traffic until further notice.  Boulder Police have authorized anyone needing to get to the JCC to drive through the cemetery to access the building, until further notice. Please note that you must drive through to the easternmost end of the cemetery (the Jewish section, closest to the JCC) in order to access Kalmia and get to the JCC.

 

If you have any specific concerns or questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at jonathan@boulderjcc.org or by phone at 303-998-1900 ext.101

 

About Jonathan Lev

Jonathan Lev, MPA, joined the Boulder JCC as Executive Director in 2010. He is a passionate educator and entrepreneur who combines his experience at Jewish summer camp and involvement with the startup of Boulder based Renewable Choice Energy to influence his leadership as a nonprofit executive and Jewish professional. He was certified as high school teacher and Summa Cum Laude graduate from the University of Colorado in Boulder. For more than six years, Jonathan was a leader in the field of Jewish summer camp where he worked to enhance the level of supervision and mentorship for both campers and staff through innovative summer and year-round trainings. In 2007, Jonathan continued his studies and was selected as a Taub Fellow at New York University in the dual-master’s degree program for a Master in Public Administration in Nonprofit Management and Master in Hebrew and Judaic Studies. Since starting his role in 2010 at the Boulder JCC, Jonathan has led the community's $30M capital campaign to build a new JCC campus, which opened in summer 2016. He speaks regularly about making philanthropy fun and the role that inter-generational giving has on creating a legacy. Outside of work, he and his wife, Lyndsay, and their daughters, Mira and Susanna, can be found hiking, skiing, practicing yoga, listening to music, and planning their next great adventure. Follow him @jonathanlev on twitter.

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