The newest members of the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills (JLOSH) celebrated the completion of their first volunteer project, a Healthy Living Program at Forest Street Elementary School in Orange
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
The Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills (JLOSH) announced this week that it has awarded $100 to two Short Hills fourth-graders.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Members of the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills (JLOSH) held a day of mass volunteering. In Maplewood and South Orange children’s literacy and clothing were the priority.
Members of the Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills (JLOSH) held a day of mass volunteering to celebrate the group's 100 years of community service. In Maplewood and South Orange children’s literacy and clothing were the priority. Members sorted through donated books for book pantries and a summer reading camp, working with Karen Weiland, Director of the Parenting Center in the South Orange - Maplewood school district. She has taken on the challenge of providing each school with a “take home and keep” book pantry for those children who do not have books to call their own. JLOSH also stocked a new wardrobe with gently used clothing at Reunity House run by FAMILYConnections in South Orange. There, families separated due to abuse …
Wednesday, January 23, 2013
The organization kicks off its Centennial year.
The Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills (JLOSH) kicked off its Centennial year with a luncheon honoring 100 years of service to the community, and looking forward to many more to come. JLOSH began as the Junior League of the Oranges in 1913 and merged in 1958 with the Junior Service League of Short Hills, which had been in existence since 1931. It was the eleventh Junior League created in the US, and is the oldest in New Jersey. Today it is a small but effective part of a charitable and educational organization comprised of more than 155,000 women in 293 Junior Leagues throughout Canada, Mexico, the UK and the US. Speaking at the luncheon, at the Club at Orange Lawn in South Orange, JLOSH President Kate Lee said: "Over the …
Friday, June 15, 2012
Local organizations host event at Rutgers Newark.
The Junior League of the Oranges and Short Hills Inc., JLOSH, along with other local organizations, hosted an education and career fair for teens in foster care, who are about to come out of the child welfare system. The event took place at Rutgers University Law School in Newark where 145 students and 100 caseworkers, foster parents and Essex County Court Appointed Special Advocates, CASA, attended on May 17 . Forty-two exhibitors were involved, including representatives from area colleges and universities, as well as health and social service agencies, to provide practical information related to education, career planning, health topics and self-advocacy. JLOSH hosted the event with CASA, the Junior League of Montclair-Newark Inc. , JLMN…