New York Fashion Week and Spring Highlights with the Rochester Junior Women’s Club

The Rochester Junior Woman’s Club to host their 10th Annual Boutique Shopping Event and Luncheon “Spring Highlights” will be at a new location this year. This fundraiser, which is open to the public, takes place on Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Palazzo Grande located at 54660 Van Dyke in Shelby Township. The event theme this year will be New York Fashion Week. Individual Tickets are $50 per person and can be purchased online at www.rjwc.org. Tables of eight are … [Read more...]

The 18th Annual Lobster Boil Was A Great Success

The Rochester Junior Woman’s Club is grateful to all of the community members who came out to support their 18th annual Lobster Boil on Saturday, September 24. The event was a great success, selling more than 1200 lobsters. The live New England lobsters were flown in fresh early Saturday morning and members of RJWC cooked, wrapped and had the lobsters hot and ready for customers at the Older Persons’ Commission drive-thru site. “Customers pre-ordered their lobsters and then they just drive … [Read more...]

The Women’s Fund is Looking for Grant Recipients

The Women’s Fund is looking for non-profit organizations that are in need of assistance and can benefit from their grants. The Women’s Fund provides focused grants to local non-profit organizations throughout Oakland County that support women. Grants are awarded once a year and applications must be submitted by October 14 to be considered. Requests for funding must be submitted on a Women’s Fund Grant Application. For grant requests of $1000 or less, use the Short Form Application and for … [Read more...]

Rochester Junior Woman’s Club to host BINGOmania

Looking for a fun night out with your friends? Like to help a good cause? Join the Rochester Junior Woman’s Club for their exciting new fundraiser BINGOmania on October 26 at River Crest located at 900 West Avon Road. Doors will open at 6:00 p.m. and the bingo games will begin at 7:00 p.m. The cost to attend is $30.00 per person or tables of 10 can be purchased for $250.00. Entrance includes a reusable bingo card, (additional bingo cards can be purchased for $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00 at the … [Read more...]

Lobster Boil Tradition Continues

The 18th Annual Lobster Boil – You Plan the Party, The Rochester Junior Woman’s Club Will Cook The Rochester Junior Woman’s Club is preparing for its 18th annual Lobster Boil on Saturday, September 24th. Live New England lobsters are flown in fresh early Saturday morning. Each Lobster is between 1 and 1 ¼ pounds each. Members of RJWC will cook the lobsters on-site at the Older Persons’ Commission located at 650 Letica in Rochester. Proceeds from this years’ Lobster Boil will benefit … [Read more...]

Rochester Junior Woman’s Club Announces New Officers

The Rochester Junior Woman’s Club recently celebrated the end of their year with their annual Installation Dinner held at Meadow Brook Hall. During the evening their slate of officers for the 2016-2017 year were announced and are as follows: President Alicia Chenhalls, President Elect/New Members Carol Anne Ketelsen, Vice President Tanya Armitage-Edgeworth, Recording Secretary – Donna Affeldt, Corresponding Secretary Anne Dieters-Williams, Treasurer Cyndi Toupin and Parliamentarian Lisa … [Read more...]

Rochester Junior Woman’s Club Celebrates 60 Years in the Community

In 1956, 16 Rochester women; Robin Blanton, Joan Brann, Marilyn Brooks, Mary Burke, Mary Eberline, Peg Fetterly, Eveline Goble, Pat Henry, Ruth Herkless, Helen Mair, Kathy Crowe McAfee, Tommy Nirider, Gwen Ott, Ibbie Price, Leonore Talley and Katy Upton, came together to help the Rochester community be a better place to live. And, today, 60 years later, RJWC is still making a difference, fundraising and contributing to community betterment programs and organizations. The nonprofit, … [Read more...]

The Women’s Fund Presents Grant to Paint A Miracle

The Women’s Fund recently presented Shelly Tyshka, Executive Director of Paint a Miracle, with a check for $1,000 for their Scholarship Fund Paint a Miracle is a non-profit art studio and gallery uniquely designed for children and adults living with disabilities. In addition, The Women’s Fund grant will provide opportunities for low-income women living with disabilities to participate in an art class and exhibit and sell their work. Paint a Miracle Art Studio opened its doors in 2002 … [Read more...]

RECIPROCITY: The Individual and the Collective comes to Belian Art Center

This February, Belian Art Center in Troy will be hosting Paint a Miracle’s first gallery exhibition featuring select artists in a contextual setting. RECIPROCITY: The Individual and the Collective, is the result of Paint a Miracle’s new Visiting Artist Program and features four unified pieces completed from individual pieces created by Paint a Miracle artists. Join us for the opening reception on Saturday, February 8 from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. The featured exhibition runs from February 8 through 28, … [Read more...]

Miracles Are Priceless-Paint A Miracle Launches Annual Appeal

It started year’s ago with one woman’s vision, a vision that lead to Dale Propson overcoming sight, mobility and other cognitive obstacles. Helen Cunniff believed and witnessed how her art lessons with Dale lead to improved abilities after an accident caused him traumatic brain injury. After Cunniff’s death in 2000, the Propson family dedicated themselves to carrying out Cunniff’s vision; using art therapy to enrich the lives of those who need it. As the art therapy hit very close to home, it … [Read more...]