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…

JLP President’s Award to PMHS Senior Marlon Colindres

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PMHS Senior Marlon Colindres Receives JLP President’s Award Scholarship Award Based on Outstanding Volunteer Service for PMHS Senior  May 16, 2007Pelham, NY;Pelham Memorial senior Marlon Colindres is this year’s recipient of the Junior League of Pelham’s President’s Award scholarship. Presented each year to a PMHS senior who’s demonstrated outstanding volunteer service in high school, Colindres…

Exciting New Way to Raise Funds – Just Click, Shop and help the JLP – for free!

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OUR LEAGUE BENEFITS FROM NEW AJLI FUNDRAISING OPPORTUNITY:THE JUNIOR LEAGUE SHOPPING MALLThe Association of Junior Leagues International Inc. (AJLI) has launched a new program that allows members and friends to support our League by making online purchases through the Junior League shopping mall, a website created in conjunction with Fundlink, LLC.1,300 retailers have joined to…

Annual Dinner

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The JLP held its annual dinner Tuesday night, May 15 with a fiesta fantastica at the lovely home of Alix and John Dunn. Their beautiful back yard was the setting for a Mexican Fiesta, complete with sangria and delicious South-of-the-Border fare served up by Dave’s Depot Market.As her last official duty, outgoing President Jennifer Dunbar…

JLP March Fundraiser – Bonding Event

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“Come Bond With Us!” was the call to the community from the Junior League of Pelham for this year’s fundraiser.  The request was met with enthusiasm and over 250 people enjoyed a night of bonding at the “Diamonds Are Forever” event at the Pelham Country Club on March 24th.  Guests were greeted by “Sean Connery”…

Get Ready for Glitz, Glamour and Giving!

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Get Ready for Glitz, Glamour and Giving! Members of the Junior League of Pelham shopped for glamorous items at their January meeting to support community causes and embrace this year’s annual gala theme, “2007—Diamonds Are Forever.”  Fauxtastic, a local jewelry merchant, sold sparkling baubles, jewels, necklaces, earrings and tiaras all with a bit of glitz…

Middle School Library to Purchase More Books from Luminary Sale

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Proceeds from the Junior League of Pelham’s Third Annual “Pelham Loves to Read” fundraiser will be used to purchase more books for the Middle School Library. The luminary kit sale, where supporters purchase kits for home display the night of February 14th, aims to raise $10,000. The brand-new library, opened in 2005, currently holds only…