Annual Community Leaders’ Roundtable

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JUNIOR LEAGUE OF PELHAM MAKES CONNECTIONS WITH A CAUSE AT ANNUAL COMMUNITY LEADERS’ ROUND TABLE Over 20 Community Leaders Attend October 23, 2007 Pelham Mayor Ed Hotchkiss and Superintendent of Schools Charles Wilson were just two community leaders who attended the Junior League of Pelham’s annual Community Leaders’ Round Table, held at the Pelham Art…

Weihman Park Beautification Project

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FOR RELEASE NOVEMBER 23, 2007    WEIHMAN PARK BEAUTIFICATION PROJECT TO BEGIN WITH MASONRY WORK      The Village of Pelham Manor is set to begin construction of the Martha Emmons Weihman Memorial Park Beautification project at the corner of Esplanade and Boston Post Road.  The first stage will be masonry and stonework to rebuild…

Story Time at the Pelham Public Library

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October 23, 2007; PELHAM, NY Story time has begun again at the Pelham Public Library! The Junior League of Pelham kicked off its Pelham Library Partner project earlier this month. Every Tuesday and Wednesday morning from 10:30-11:00 through June, come hear stories read by volunteers, including local JLP members Kim DiFrisco, Adriana Rubin, Lupe Granda-O’Keefe,…

Breast Cancer Walk

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Junior League of Pelham Raises Over $7,000 for Breast Cancer Research  October 23, 2007; PELHAM, NY Walking under bright, sunny skies and beautiful fall foliage, eleven walkers representing the Junior League of Pelham raised over $7,000 to raise awareness and funds for the fight against breast cancer. Coordinated by JLP Done in a Day project…

Junior League of Pelham Serves Up Dinner at CSA

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Junior League of Pelham Serves Up Dinner at CSA November 14, 2007; PELHAM, NY The Junior League of Pelham’s first dinner of the season at Mount Vernon’s Community Service Associates was a big success thanks to “a lot of little hands”, eighteen to be exact! Members brought their children to help serve a delicious dinner…

Fourth Annual Pelham Loves to Read Project

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Anneliese Turck,914-813-3496 Junior League of Pelham Kicks Off Fourth Annual  Pelham Loves to Read Project Luminary Lighting Event and Book Totes on Sale Now Through February 14thto Benefit Pelham Public Library and Pelham Education Foundation JANUARY 12, 2008; PELHAM, NYProceeds from the Junior League of Pelham’s fourth annual Pelham Loves to…

Holiday Party

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It was a Winter Wonderland at our annual Junior League Holiday Party!!  Over 150 guests filled the beautiful home of Carolyn and Tim Cassidy on December 1 to kick off the holiday season.  Guests were greeted at the door with the famous ”Blue Icicle” signature drinks to set the tone for the evening. People are…

Toy and Book Drive a Big Success

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The Junior League of Pelham’s toy and book drive over the summer for a Mt. Vernon playgroup was a tremendous success. Working with the Westchester Jewish Community Services, which has been developing community support programs forMt. Vernonparents and their young children, JLP members took only a few days to collect three large carloads of gently…

Bartow Pell thanks the JLP for Community Grant

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Clarissa Cylich, Executive Director of the Bartow Pell Mansion Museum, recently wrote to thank us for the Community Grant they received from the JLP. To read the full letter, log on as a member, and look for the link in the “About Us” section of our member area.

Sustainer Picnic

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The Junior League of Pelham Sustainers celebrated Flag Day on June 14th with a lovely get together at the homeCherie Sigward. Allison Douglass, VP Membership, and our newly appointed Sustainer Chairs,Barbara RussilloandPatty O’Connor, are to be congratulated for a relaxing luncheon in the middle of an otherwise hectic month.  But most of all, Cherie, thank…