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CANDLES Organization

Board of Directors
Peggy Tierney, Board Chair
Publisher, Tanglewood Press

Tanna Srulovitch, Vice Chair
Owner, T’s Helping Hands

Beth Nairn, Secretary
Teacher, Patricksburg Elementary School

Jason Ernst, Treasurer
Commercial Loan Officer, First Financial Bank

Cathy Baker
Realtor, Coldwell Banker

Bob Bruce
Development Committee Chair
Videographer, WTWO-TV

Maureen Coughlin
Export Sales, Social Work

Peggy Daly

Terry Fear
Retired Teacher

Whitney Gurman-Roberts
Gurman Container and Supply Corporation

Eva Kor, Founding Director
CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center

Julius Loeser
Vice President, UBS Financial Services

Ann Rider
Professor of German, Indiana State University

Danny Spungen
Collector of Holocaust postal material

Phil Tapp
Land surveyor/engineer

Kiel Majewski
Executive Director

Nicole Sconce
Operations Director
Dorothy Chambers
Program Director
Eva Kor
Founding Director


Mickey Kor

Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:00 pm
Mr. Kor, a four-year survivor of Nazi ghettos and camps, describes his recollections of the Holocaust from a personal perspective.


Eva Kor

Wednesdays and Saturdays, 1:00 pm
Mrs. Eva Kor, founding director of CANDLES, gives a presentation based on her experiences as a survivor of Dr. Josef Mengele's twin experiments during the Holocaust.


Walter Sommers

Fridays, 1:00 pm
Mr. Sommers, a witness to the rise of Hitler and Kristallnacht who escaped to the U.S. in 1939, gives a presentation surrounding the history of the Jewish people and explains the events leading up to the Holocaust.