Elana Ruth Finkel, daughter of Olivia and Joel Finkel of Chandler, will become a bat mitzvah on Feb. 17 at Temple Beth Sholom of the East Valley.

Grandparents are Beverly and Norman Lane of Scottsdale, and Debby and Lee Finkel of Phoenix.

For her mitzvah project, Elana volunteered at Kivel Assisted Living. She gave them love and attention through craft projects, bingo and board games.

A student at Accelerated Middle School at Basha High, Elana enjoys ballet, art activities and spending time with her family and friends.

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