Posted by Cari Foss | Mar 14th, 2011
Join us as JLCR partners with Hy-Vee to help families learn how to make healthy snacks at Kids in the Kitchen events at three area Hy-Vee
Kids and their families are invited to attend one of three Kids in the Kitchen sessions from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 19, at the following Hy-Vee locations:
5050 Edgewood Rd NE, Cedar Rapids
1843 Johnson Ave NW, Cedar Rapids
3600 Business Hwy 151, Marion
Posted by Cari Foss | Feb 14th, 2011
Junior League of Cedar Rapids (JLCR) members participated in a clothing drive in January called Metro Threads, which benefits students at Metro High School as they prepare to enter the workforce. The drive was one of JLCR’s Done in a Day (DIAD) projects, which are community service projects that are done one day out of every month from September through May.
At the January General Membership Meeting JLCR members...
Posted by Cari Foss | Jan 6th, 2011
The membership committee is extremely proud of the work that the new members have done and will continue to work on in the New Year. These ladies are passionate, determined and enthusiastic, and JLCR is lucky and proud to have them as members.
The new member class of 2010 spent November and December working to raise money for the teens of the Four Oaks PHASE program in Independence, Iowa.
In a two-week timeframe,...
Posted by Cari Foss | Dec 6th, 2010
Another successful Done In a Day (DIAD) project has been completed! DIADs are JLCR’s smaller community service projects that are done one day out of every month from September through May.
During November’s DIAD, JLCR members donated an abundance of items to CrossRoads Mission in Cedar Rapids including toilet paper, diapers, toothpaste, toothbrushes, shampoo, and formula. According to Missy Dennis, DIAD...
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...