League'ly Speaking

October 2016

League'ly Speaking is a publication of Jackson Junior Welfare League, whose mission is to improve the quality of life in the community through volunteer service and fund development.

History

On April 29th,1930, twenty-four enterprising young Jackson women established the Jackson Junior Welfare League, a charitable organization. $3,244 raised by means of social functions provided a basement room for the Day Nursery and established a Milk Fund for underprivileged children, which remained in existence until 1957.

Done In A Day

August

Bus passes collected (over 120!) for the Jackson Interfaith Shelter...Thank you to all who were able to donate!

September

Personal care items for the Jackson Personal Care Ministry

October

Parkside Community Closet

2016-2017 Board of Directors

Executive Board

President


President-elect


  • Kelly Burr


Secretary



Secretary-elect


  • Kelly Velker


Treasurer



Treasurer-elect


  • Cinamon Branigan

Committee Chairs

Social and Volunteer


Communications



Craft-A-Rama


  • Heather Corcoran


Membership and Sustainer


  • Sarah Ludwig


Warm the Children



Gala



Community Projects



Nominating and Placement


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Gala 2017!!!

Saturday, March 4th 2017 at 6pm

Venue 634 Jackson, MI

A Vintage Circus is arriving...all proceeds will go towards two great organizations, working to uplift those in need:

Jackson Friendly Home-Assisted Living for Senior Women, offering elderly women a low-income option for housing, food, and medical care.

Region 2 Area Agency on Aging-Unmet Needs Fund, working with older adults to function independently in their homes.