Posted by admin | Oct 19th, 2010
“Papers! Papers! Papers!”
Well, it’s an obscure reference from the opera “The Consul” by Menotti. Bet you didn’t know I used to be an opera singer did you? My undergraduate degree just happens to be a Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from Baylor University. Seriously? Go figure! Although singing is now my avocation rather than my vocation, singing...
Posted by Cari Foss | Sep 28th, 2010
Three Junior League of Cedar Rapids (JLCR) members have received Forty Under 40 awards.
Jennifer Higgins-Bleil, Kristin Roberts, and Laurie Wahlert were selected from a record number of nominations for the annual Corridor Business Journal award. The Corridor Business Journal Forty Under 40 awards recognize local men and women who have made a significant impact in their business or community early in their careers.
Posted by Cari Foss | Sep 19th, 2010
Junior League of Cedar Rapids (JLCR) has completed its first Done In a Day (DIAD) project of the 2010-2011 year. DIADs are JLCR community service projects that members participate in one day every month from September through May. On Saturday Sept. 18, JLCR held our first volunteer event with the Four Oaks PHASE Program.
Four Oaks’ mission is to assure children become successful adults. It is a place where...
Posted by Cari Foss | Sep 1st, 2010
Two Junior League of Cedar Rapids (JLCR) leaders have been selected to help set the direction of Junior League policy for Leagues throughout the country and internationally.
JLCR President Karen Pelletier and JLCR Past President Nancy Evans, both of Cedar Rapids, will serve on an Association of Junior Leagues International (AJLI) Task Force that will discuss possible changes to Junior League policy and explore...
Posted by Cari Foss | Aug 24th, 2010
Junior League of Cedar Rapids (JLCR) member Molly Baynes has been selected as one of the city’s emerging and existing leaders to participate in the Leadership for Five Seasons program.
Leadership for Five Seasons, a program sponsored by the Cedar Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce, is designed to prepare participants to be community trustees. The goal of the program is to supply the Cedar Rapids community with...