Mei Ritchart will become a Bat Mitzvah on Saturday, August 3, at 10:30 a.m. at Congregation Micah. Mei is the child of Amy and Michael Ritchart, the sibling of Emily and Jacob Ritchart, and the grandchild of Victoria Applebaum and the late William Applebaum (z’l) of Nashville, and Helen and Michael Manbeck of Fremont, Oh.
A seventh grader at Northridge Middle School in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Mei enjoys math, cheerleading, softball, and point classes. For a Mitzvah project, Mei is supporting Planet Bee Foundation, an organization that fosters green-minded youth by teaching environmental literacy, conservation, stewardship, and pathways to studying science, technology, engineering, and math through the importance of bees.
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