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Monthly Archives: April, 2013

Community Advisor Spotlight | Betty Keim | JLKCMO

Meet the Honorable Betty T. Keim: mother, wife, three-time cancer survivor, mayor and civic leader.The list of accomplishments goes on and on for the former Mayor of the City of … Continue reading

April 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Community Outreach | Members help out with Young Survivor Coaltion fundraiser

The Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri’s Young Survivor Coalition Committee helped stuff bags for the organization’s “In Living Pink” fundraiser as well as staff the YSC table during the … Continue reading

April 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Community Advisor Spotlight | Ann Davis | JLKCMO

When the first group of families signed up for Healthy Hawks seven years ago, Dr. Ann Davis wasn’t sure how long the nutritional program would last. “Program’s like this are … Continue reading

April 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Healthy U | Successes with Family Dinners

By Alicia Heins, Family Dinners Committee Chair 2012-13 Healthy U’s Family Dinners is a 12-week program working with University Academy and Harvesters. During the fall semester, 11 families prepared meals, … Continue reading

April 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Holiday Mart 2013 | Let the jurying begin!

By: Liz Webb & Adrienne Hamer, 2013 Holiday Mart Retail Co-Chairs “I’m so full I could burst,” stated one of the retail committee members after spending an evening sampling food … Continue reading

April 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Admissions | Prepping for the 2013-14 New Member Class

By: Abbey Engles, 2013 Admissions Chair The Admissions Committee has been hard at work recruiting potential new members to the Junior League.  The Committee hosted three events in the fall … Continue reading

April 16, 2013 · Leave a comment

Member Spotlight | HealthyU promotes positive change

Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri member Elizabeth Arnold, Sponsorship Committee Co-Chair, has a new perspective on living a healthy lifestyle prompted by the League’s signature program, Healthy U.  The … Continue reading

April 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Community Impact | University Academy student talks up Nutrition Club

What I like about Nutrition Club By Torrei Ealy, University Academy sixth-grade student Nutrition Club really helps me a lot. It provides me with healthy food so I can stick to … Continue reading

April 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

Training | Solving Problems through Innovation

By: Ashley Bieck, Leadership Education Chair, 2012-13 Innovation calls for us to “see with new eyes.”  The increasing pace of our work demands that members scan information quickly and make rapid judgments. To … Continue reading

April 11, 2013 · Leave a comment

100th Anniversary | How will you celebrate the Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri’s 100 years?

By: Susan Wilper The 100th Anniversary committee has been hard at work preparing for the Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri’s centennial celebration! Fun fact – there are almost as … Continue reading

April 10, 2013 · Leave a comment