The Junior League of Greenwich (JLG) hosted its 12th year of Casino Day at The Nathaniel Witherell center, where residents tried their luck on Saturday, January 26th.
For the past 12 years the JLG has brought Casino Day to the residents at The Nathaniel Witherell. At this annual event, laughter indeed is the best medicine! It’s designed as a day of entertainment for the entire senior community. The event featured Bingo, Roulette, Slot Machines and other casino themed games provided by Ace and Jack Enterprises, located in Valley Stream, New York.
Illusions Broadway-Style Magic Show with Joshy K was a success this past weekend with approximately 450 in attendance! Next up in the 2018-2019 series is The Cat in the Hat on March 30 – see you there!
The Junior League of Greenwich (JLG) was chartered in February 1959 and has continued to serve and grow the community for 60 years. The JLG has played a major role in designing and establishing a wealth of services for the community. While the JLG’s role may no longer be directly visible, many of the services that have touched the lives of Greenwich residents were conceived, initiated and implemented by the League.
The Junior League of Greenwich presented this year’s Community Service Award to Christine Kao, a Senior at Greenwich Academy. Christine plans to use this award to create a fund for the repair of instruments at Waterside Elementary. Congratulations Christine Kao and thank you for making an impact in our community!
The Junior League of Greenwich worked closely with Family Centers to plan and implement an interactive learning garden at the Grauer Preschool. The garden will provide an outdoor setting for children to gain hands-on experience in growing their own food, while teaching social and leadership skills, as well as health and nutrition.
The Junior League of Greenwich took great pleasure in renovating and repurposing the Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich’s Learning Resource room. This room is one of the mot impactful rooms in the beautiful building of the Club, as it is well utilized. The main purpose of this room is for the Club Kids to complete homework. The renovated room now has color, desk carrels, tables that house 2-4 students, and placement of the items in the room to allow for a conducive learning environment.
The Junior League of Greenwich is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.
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