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CBJ Awards JLCR for Nonprofit Innovation

The Junior League of Cedar Rapids (JLCR) is honored to have been awarded one of the Corridor Business Journal’s Nonprofit Innovation Awards. JLCR was selected as the winner in the Brand Identity/Unique Marketing Campaign category that assesses an organization’s ability to attract volunteers, sponsors and clients. JLCR received the award for promotional efforts for the Ladies Titan Tire Challenge (LTTC),...

Mercy Medical Center Honored at Annual Dinner

At this year’s JLCR Annual Dinner, thirty-one past Presidents of Junior League of Cedar Rapids members were on hand to celebrate the 2009-2010 year and to honor award recipients from the organization and the community.  Mercy Medical Center was awarded the Robert O. Daniel Community Service Award for their support of the Ladies Titan Tire Challenge golf tournament.  This award recognizes an individual,...

Arc Awards JLCR with Volunteer of the Year

JLCR was presented with the Volunteer of the Year Award by The Arc of East Central Iowa last night! We’re grateful for the award and are even more excited about having been able to work with all the wonderful people at the Arc this last year to rebuild the expressive arts studio after the flood. See photos from JLCR volunteering with the Arc:

Welcome New Active Members

A huge congrats to all of the new members who are officially active as of last night! We’re so proud to see these ladies sporting the red JLCR volunteer shirts. This group took on projects with both HACAP and KidsFirst. New Members include: Tonya Arnold, Holly Berecz, Sarah Colony, Natalie Ditmars, Callie Graf, Crystal Hardinger, Ruth Hart, Layne Huey, McKenzie Koch, Anna Kucera-Pint, Nicole Lee, Stephanie...

New Members & HACAP

This past weekend, Junior League’s HACAP Provisional Team delivered bags of toiletries for the 175 residents of Geneva Towers. Many of the residents who live at Geneva Towers live on a limited income and only receive on bag of food a month from HACAP. As we know, toiletries are expensive, through the suggestion of HACAP our group agreed to help the residents by providing them with the following items: shampoo,...

4th Annual Iron Chef Competition

The coveted title of “Iron Chef” is on the line once again as Junior League of Cedar Rapids (JLCR) holds its fourth annual competition Wednesday, March 10 at 6:30 p.m. The Mansfield Center on the Kirkwood Community College campus is the place to be as Cibo Fusion defends its title against chefs from LJ’s Catering, DeVotay, and Kirkwood Culinary Arts Department. While the chefs work their magic in the kitchen,...

Valentine's Skating Party – Families Helping Families

Families Helping Families First Annual Valentine’s Skating Party will be held at the Super Skate 5100 Northland Ave NE, CR from 4:00-6:00 p.m.  The skate includes:  free admission and skate rental, free pizza and pop, free valentine’s cards for children to make and a ton of fun! Admission is free to all children in Family Foster Care, suitable relative care and the families caring for them.  Please register...

Do 3 Good Deeds

What better way to kick off the new year than with a twist on the usual DIAD?  Add doing three good deeds during the month of January to your list of resolutions and you’ll have achieved success before you know it!  Each week throughout January we will be offering a way to give back to the community in very different capacities. Week 1- Head Start New Year’s Party Help a child celebrate the...

3 Girls Sponsored for Father-Daughter Dance

Three lucky girls will get the opportunity to spend a memorable afternoon with their fathers at Junior League of Cedar Rapids’ (JLCR) 8th Annual Butterfly Kisses event on Sunday, Jan. 31 at the Cedar Rapids Country Club, 550 27th Street Drive S.E., Cedar Rapids, from 1 – 4 p.m.  The girls selected from the Arc of East Central Iowa and Taylor Elementary will receive free tickets to the event, gift...
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