Junior Auxiliary of Humboldt

January Newsletter 2016

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President's Note

Happy New Year! Hope that you all had a wonderful Christmas with your friends and family. Several things are on the agenda for Junior Auxiliary for the months to come. Hope you will make plans to participate in the upcoming projects.

Online Self-Evaluation of Junior Auxiliary of Humboldt

It is that time of year for your assistance and input of how to make the projects more effective and relative to the children of Humboldt and the members of Junior Auxiliary of Humboldt. Every member is asked to complete the survey. The deadline for completion of the survey is Friday, January 22nd. We will discuss the results at the February Executive Meeting at 5:45 p.m. Any member that would like to be a part of the discussion is welcome to attend.

Click the link to take the survey.



Mark your calendar to attend AEC in Memphis at the Hilton. The dates are April 29-30. Hope you will make plans to attend.

Provisional Training

The next provisional training will be Thursday, January 7th at 6:00 p.m. at Tammy's house.

Treasurer/Project Balances

Cathy will have the remaining balances for all projects soon. These will be emailed to all project chairs. Please meet with your committee and report back in February of how remaining funds will be spent if the project has already been completed. All funds must be spent by April.


Thank you for your hard work in selling all of the pans. An estimated profit is currently around $600. A special thanks to Renee Heglar for her hard work with the fundraiser especially during Christmas.


Please keep up with your hours. Turn in project sheets to Sherry Grimes.


The deadline to apply for NAJA Scholarship is February 1st. More information on www.najanet.org If you are interested in attending graduate school check it out!

Hours Requirements

Don't forget that April is the deadline to have all hours completed. Each member is required to have

  • 24 Service Hours
  • 12 Education Hours

If you are lacking hours, plan ahead so that you can get them in by April.

Coat Closet

A special thanks to the provisional class for working hard to collect coats for the coat closets at each of the schools in Humboldt. If you would like to donate coats for the closet or assist with the closet please contact Tammy or Emily. *Great way to get hours*

JA Kid/Family

We were able to assist our JA Family for Christmas by providing school uniforms and several toys for each of the three children. They were very appreciative!

JA Reading Adventures

We will try to have a Valentine activity in February at the Boys and Girls Club. More information will be released soon.

Rising Star/UnSung Hero

January 14th Ashley Hook

February 11th Crystal McCaslin

Humboldt Jr. and Sr. High

Shoebox Surprise

We need boy and girl shoeboxes for the February meeting. Please signup for the project http://vols.pt/9Vjg3J

Possible Items for Boxes

Include a minimum of 5 items

  • soap
  • toothbrush/toothpaste
  • lotion
  • socks
  • gloves
  • feminine products
  • avoid candy and peanut butter

Viking Pen Pals

Letters were given out at the January meeting to members. Please get with Katie Kulow if you write to a student. Get the letters back to her asap. You can also email them to her klkvball@hotmail.com

Education Hour

There was an education hour after the meeting at Monday night's meeting. The topic was Cyber safety. It was presented by Emily Burleson. The information discussed was how to keep your family and children safe online and on mobile devices.

Brag Bag News

Congrats to Brett and Hillary Adams. They are pregnant and due May 28th.