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Posted by liserickson | Mar 20th, 2013
Were you on Spring Break? Sick at home? Annoyed by the snow and decided to just hunker down at home in your PJs? Here’s what you missed at the March GMM!
We have a new office manager! Welcome to Junior League of Cedar Rapids, Ann Clark! We are so glad to have you as a part of our team promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving our communities. And many, many thanks to our former...
Posted by Sheri Melby | Mar 12th, 2013
On May 30, Junior League of Cedar Rapids will host Vanessa Diffenbaugh, New York Times-bestselling author of “The Language of Flowers” and founder of the Camellia Network for Iowa’s largest foster care awareness event. There are more than 900 youth in the foster care system in Linn County alone. Come learn more about how we can work together to make life better for those who otherwise might fall between...
Posted by Ann Tiernan | Jan 18th, 2013
Attention all fathers! Are you looking for a memorable way to spend time with your daughter? Have you always wished there was an event that she could look back on and remember what a special time she had with you? Look no further! Junior League of Cedar Rapids is hosting our annual Butterfly Kisses Dance. It’s an afternoon full of fun for both you and her. Activities include a light lunch, Professional Photo,...
Posted by liserickson | Nov 25th, 2012
MEDIA ADVISORY: JLCR TO HOST ‘ADDRESSING EDUCATIONAL CHALLENGES’
Event is a part of JLCR’s ongoing efforts to work to improve lives of foster care youth
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 15, 2012
Posted by Ann Tiernan | Jul 17th, 2012
It’s that time of year again! The 2012-2013 League year is set to start very soon!
Are you interested in learning what JLCR is all about? Are you ready to meet new friends in the community who are just as passionate about volunteering as you?
Please join us for our Junior League of Cedar Rapids Welcome Night that will be held on:
Thursday, August 30, 2012
302 3rd Avenue...
Posted by Sheri Melby | May 17th, 2012
Ladies Titan Tire Challenge Golf Gala and Meet the Pros Party!
Join us for an evening of food and fun!
Junior League of Cedar Rapids is proud to host the Ladies Titan Tire Challenge each year. For the first time we are also happy to be hosting the Ladies Titan Tire Challenge Golf Gala and Meet the Pros Party! The event is being held to raise additional funds for the event and for our Community project Bridging...
Posted by Sheri Melby | May 17th, 2012
Ladies Titan Tire Challenge Returns to Hunters Ridge Golf Course
June 4 to June 10, 2012 at Hunters Ridge Golf Course
Junior League of Cedar Rapids (JLCR) and the Cedar Rapids Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (CRACVB) are proud to host the 4th annual Ladies Titan Tire Challenge at Hunters Ridge Golf Course in Marion, IA. The tournament will run from June 4 to June 10, 2012. Titan Tire International has...
Posted by Ann Tiernan | Nov 11th, 2011
Members from AMP (Achieving Maximim Potential) spoke to the JLCR chapter on Tuesday, November 8th 2011. AMP is a youth-driven, statewide group that seeks to unleash the full potential for personal growth among foster/adoptive and kinship children in Iowa. AMP offers leadership opportunities, service learning projects, speaking opportunities, and educational/vocational assistance. AMP also provides the...
Posted by Ann Tiernan | Nov 3rd, 2011
On Tuesday, October 25th, 2011 JLCR was granted the priviledge of listening to Senator Charles Grassley discuss his advocacy regarding foster care reform. In addtion to Senator Grassley, we had three foster parents, three foster children, and a former foster child share their stories with us. Their heartfelt stories inspire us to make a difference.
Each year about 29,000 young people “age out” of...
Posted by Ann Tiernan | Oct 28th, 2011
On Tuesday, October 18th, 2011 JLCR was granted the opportunity to listen to CASA representatives regarding Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA. CASA is a program in Iowa that operates under the Child Advocacy Board, which also administers the Citizens Fost Care Review Board (CFCRB), their sister volunteer program.
A CASA is a trained citizen who is appointed by a judge to represent the best interests...