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Save the Date for “Frozen” Butterfly Kisses

“Let it go” on the dance floor January 25th, 2015, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Hotel Kirkwood Ballroom. JLCR will be hosting its 13th Annual Butterfly Kisses, a father-daughter dance, with a new FROZEN theme based upon the popular Disney movie.   The afternoon activities include a light lunch, professional photos and lots of dancing to music by Modern DJ. There will be games that include building...

Welcome Night

    Join us for Welcome Night on August 19 at 4:45pm-6:15pm at the Human Services Campus.  This event is a perfect time for active members to meet prospective new members before the August GMM.  We encourage ALL active members to come.  The evening will be informal with snacks provided and will include an overview of League for prospective members, and then time for Q&A with actives. ...

Junior League Hosts Real-Life Mom from “The Blind Side” at Gala on May 17

JUNIOR LEAGUE TO HOST GALA EVENT ‘FOSTERING STRENGTH’ ON MAY 17 Leigh Anne Tuohy, real-life mom from The Blind Side, headlines the dinner & silent auction. Fostering_Strength_Release CEDAR RAPIDS – Laticia Aossey, a former foster teen, credits the work of the women of Junior League of Cedar Rapids (JLCR) with helping her find her passion in life: Helping kids and teens who have experienced a life like...

Press Release: JLCR to Host Butterfly Kisses Dance on March 9

JLCR TO HOST ANNUAL BUTTERFLY KISSES EVENT ON MARCH 9 In its 12th year, the father-daughter dance supports area foster teens.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                     Feb. 18, 2014 Contact: Lis Erickson, VP of Communications                                                                          ...

RSVP for the December E&T at Zins!

Looking to attend the December wine pairing Education & Training at Zins? Look no further! Dec 19  –  6-7 p.m.  –  Zins Restaurant  –  227 2nd Ave SE, Cedar Rapids  –  $25 An RSVP is required for this event. Please fill out the PayPal form below, and you’ll be set for a night of learning how to pair wine and food. Bring your best JLCR girlfriends and meet new ones!  Please...

JLCR Donates $2000 to Families Helping Families for Back-to-School Rally

Eleven students received $90 scientific calculators at no cost, thanks to JLCR.   by Joanna Hein, Provide co-chair  In August, Junior League of Cedar Rapids (JLCR) and Families Helping Families teamed up for back-to-school efforts to support local foster and adoptive families. And though JLCR prefers to offer its members a chance to become involved in a very hands-on way with its community partners, in...

Junior League to Host ‘Welcome Night’ on Aug. 20

                                                                                                                                          JUNIOR LEAGUE TO HOST ‘WELCOME NIGHT’ ON AUG. 20 Women interested in volunteering & developing leadership skills are encouraged to attend FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                      ...

March GMM: What’d You Miss?

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...

Junior League of Cedar Rapids: Fostering Strength

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...

Sign up for JLCR’s Butterfly Kisses Dance!

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,...
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