Posted by Beth McDougall | Aug 4th, 2014
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. ...
Posted by liserickson | Apr 29th, 2014
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.
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...
Posted by liserickson | Feb 18th, 2014
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 ...
Posted by liserickson | Nov 21st, 2013
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 note that a $3 PayPal...
Posted by liserickson | Sep 11th, 2013
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...
Posted by liserickson | Aug 12th, 2013
JUNIOR LEAGUE TO HOST ‘WELCOME NIGHT’ ON AUG. 20
Women interested in volunteering & developing leadership skills are encouraged to attend
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ...
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 admin | 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