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ORTThree Atlanta educators, Steve Chervin, Marshal Duke and Moira Frank, will be honored by the Atlanta Region of ORT America with the 2013 Commitment to Education Award.

Chervin is the director of the Jewish Encounter, Duke is an Emory University Psychology professor, and Frank is the former director of Congregation B’nai Torah’s preschool.

The award ceremony, set for Oct. 24 at Congregation Or VeShalom, will be emceed by CNN Reporter Nadia Bilchik and focus on the theme, “Inspiration is Contagious.”

ORT, one of the largest education organizations in the U.S., has been training students since 1880.

At a glance

Event is set to begin at 7:30 p.m. at Congregation OVS, 1681 N. Druid Hills Road, Atlanta and will include an hour of networking, cocktails, heavy hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction. For additional information or to purchase tickets, visit www.ortatlanta.org/EducatorsEvening.php