RSVP & TICKETS RSVP & TICKETS The favor of a reply is requested by Sunday, April 14, 2019. Tickets -$100.00 per person; ($102.50 per person if using paypal) RSVP OPTIONS OPTION 1 – Kindly RSVP via Evite. In the comment section, please indicate which Mother Member you are a guest of. OPTION 2 – If you were provided with a paper invitation, please return the enclosed RVSP card. TICKET OPTIONS OPTION 1 – Payments/Donations can be paid via Paypal at www.paypal.me/jjpasadena. In the comments section, please indicate which Mother Member you are a guest of or under which Mother Member you are making a … Continue reading Jazz Brunch
Click the link below to read the latest news from mother members. Jack and Jill Newsletter Volume 1 Continue reading Sister Jill Newsletter: April 2018
WHAT’S ALL THE TALK ABOUT GLUTEN? Moms, We’ve heard quite a bit about gluten and how it affects those with celiac disease. Check out this article– perhaps a closer look will reveal that there are more of us who can do without gluten. Gluten: The Whole Story Continue reading Let’s talk about Gluten!
The third biennial Jack and Jill of America On the Hill Legislative Summit was a resounding success! Didi and Norma, Chaperones Continue reading Group V Teens attend On the Hill Summit – Legislative Conference in Washington D.C. – See some hightlights!
JACK & JILL DAY Welcome Jack and Jill of America, Inc., Pasadena Chapter Members to our 2013-2014 year! We can expect a year filled with fun, exciting, and memorable events! We will kick off the year with our annual Jack and Jill Day “The Pasadena Games” Sunday, September 29, 2013, 1pm-5pm at the home of member Dawn Wilson. See you soon! Continue reading Jack and Jill Day: 2013
The retreat was a huge success. We feel our objectives for the retreat was met. We must thank the parents that helped to make the trip a success: Beverly, Joyce, Didi, Deadra, Alycia, Norma, Bruce, and Michael. We were able … Continue reading Group V Retreat Zips Aims S’Mores
Gabrielle Pina’s play, Letters from Zora featuring Vanessa Bell Calloway at the Pasadena Playhouse, August 15th-18th. The Reviews are In! “I had the pleasure of seeing our Jack and Jill mom Gabrielle Piña ‘s play last night Letters From Zora and it was AMAZING! Vanessa Bell Calloway killed it! I went straight home in search of my Zora Neale Hurston reader I Love Myself When I am Laughing…. but I digress… Don’t miss this opportunity to see a great play and to be inspired. “ “Congratulations Gabe. It was an amazing play. The writing and acting soared. Hope all our … Continue reading Reviews are in for JJ Mom Gabrielle Pina’s Play “Letters from Zora” featuring Vanessa Bell Calloway at the Pasadena Playhouse!
Congrats to Group 5 9th grader, Shelby Mumford as she places # 5 in Nation for her category in National French Contest! – (Le Grand Concours Exam conducted by American Association of French Teachers.) Shelby was also featured in Los Angeles Times for her participation in Art Gallery Management and Design Class. (Click the above photo to read the full article!) Continue reading G5 Shelby Mumford 5th in Nation in National French Contest
The Simmons track & field legacy continues……. He had a really good 1st season at Loyola. His angels are indeed smiling. http://www.bhcsports.org/news.html Pamela Simmons Continue reading G5 Myles Continues Track & Field Legacy at Loyola High School
Dear Mother Members, Wow – does not even come close to the warmth we all felt yesterday at Jack and Jill Day | Sr. Recognition. If you missed this event, you missed a treat! As I said, I am terrible at saying good-bye. However, this is the absolute way to do it! Lia and her committee (including the Jack on tech & photo’s) are to be commended for sending off our Senior and Grad Mothers in STYLE. The event was far more FAB than imaginable. The extra special touches were SUPERB!!!! From the Group Promotions to Crafts for the little … Continue reading Black Family Day | Sr Rec – Wow!
ear Mother Members, Bravo! You did it again. “All That Jazz” was all that and a bag! I cannot tell you how many emails, texts, and calls I’ve gotten from friends, family, our Associates, Nat’l officers, and other guests. They simply loved it. From the breathtaking views of the La Canada hillside to the amazing brunch to the elegant decor, people are still raving, Thanks Mothers for all your hard work — selling tickets and finding Ridiculous auction items. Very special thanks to Callie and the All That Jazz Committee for their tireless work…late phone calls…. sleepless nights. These ladies … Continue reading ALL THAT JAZZ — ALL THAT FAB!!!
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Jack & Jill’s National Publication, Scope, features highlights from the Pasadena Chapter’s Service and Leadership Modules! Highlights from 2013: Highlights from 2012: Alycia, Sister Jill Editor Continue reading Good Works! Scope Magazine Highlights Kid Volunteers for MLK Day of Service
SAVE THE DATE! SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 2013 EARLY EVENING COCKTAIL PARTY 5:30- 7:30pm IN HONOR OF OUR 2013 PROSPECTIVE MEMBERS LOCATION TBD HOSTED BY THE MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE Continue reading Members Only: Prospective Cocktail Party – Save the Date – Sat, Mar 9 2013
GZBF_Movie_Night_Ticket_Info.pdf Alycia G. Moore Marketing & eCommerce Manager Reply to: Alycia Please consider the environment before printing this e-mail Continue reading Join Us for Private Screening of Movie 42 – The Jackie Robinson Movie – 4/13 5pm ArcLight Pasadena via GammaZetaBoule.org
Varsity Times Insider Times reporters blog about high school sports across the Southland « Previous Post | Varsity Times Insider Home | Next Post » Boys’ basketball: The rise of sophomore guard Kyle Leufroy February 6, 2013 | 10:30 pm There are lots of outstanding sophomore guards in Southern California, and one player who has distinguished himself is Kyle Leufroy of La Canada St. Francis. He has averaged 20 points a game in the second half of the Mission League. Among his efforts include 24 points against Loyola, 22 against Chaminade and 21 against Crespi. He’s going to be an … Continue reading G5 Kyle Leufroy Rising Basketball Star – L.A.Times.com
We are excited to announce that registration for the 2013 Summer Camp Season is officially OPEN! We’ve got another great line-up of new and continuing camp programs, and we look forward to seeing you back at UCLA this summer! Please visit http://www.uclabruins.com to view camp details and register. Take a few minutes to look at this year’s camp schedule, and look at the existing programs and a few new exciting ones as well. On our website, you can browse our 2013 camp selection, review our refund policy and get answers to other frequently asked questions. As always, feel free to … Continue reading UCLA Bruins Sports Camps 2013 – REGISTER NOW! Plus – Free 2/6 Signing Day Celebration!
We will discuss Bliss by Gabrielle Pina. Feel free to invite and include others in your RSVP. The book is available in paperback, iPad and Kindle editions. Gabrielle is a current member of the Pasadena Chapter of Jack & Jill of America and she is an award winning fiction writer and novelist. She just completed the screenplay for Bliss. Please join us for the discussion: Monday, February 25 from 7:00pm, to 8:30pm Hastings Branch of Pasadena Public Library 3325 East Orange Grove Pasadena, CA 91107 Jack & Jill of America/ Pasadena Chapter 626/797-0365 Bliss is available at Vromans at will … Continue reading Join National African American Read-In with JJ’s own Gabrielle Pina’s “BLISS” Mon 2/25 at 7pm Hastings Library!
JackandJillCPKPasadenaFundraiserFlyer.pdf Continue reading PIZZA DAY! Help G5 Fundraise with your visit to CPK Pasadena on Tues 2/19 – 20% to Chapter with Flyer!
> > > > > > > > Sent from Pamela’s iPhone Continue reading G5 Teens Feeding & Serving at Union Station Homeless Services!
Newsflash from a proud mother of two! Archer School – Middle School Swim Championship: Kelsey WON! Medaled in 3 events! Her favorite stroke is the Butterfly. Archer School Father/Daughter Bowling Event: Shelby WON! 1st place trophy in the Upper School Division Bowling tournament! Didi Continue reading Strokes & Strikes for G3 & G5 Sisters!
Dear Mother Members, Thank you all for joining us for the Jack and Jill Pasadena Holiday Gathering, “A Soulful Christmas”. It was simply a wonderful start to the holiday season. From our little ones in Group I & II reciting Langston Hughes to our older children sharing their favorite holiday memories, it was a just wonderful afternoon. Let’s not forget the fabulous musical performances– piano selection, seasonal solo’s and the infamous Group V jazz Band. This is really what the holidays are all about; celebrating together and enjoying our children….all topped off with a beautiful lunch and a visit from … Continue reading Jack and Jill Pasadena Holiday Gathering, “A Soulful Christmas”
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November: Chadd and Stefan’s Football team are in the CIF Second Round. Congrats Guys! Taylor and Julian are competing in the AWD oratorical competition. Good Luck! Anneliese is performing in her school’s dance recital where she is also the Dance Club Treasurer. Aaron is a host and guide at LaSalle’s open house. Simone and Matt are helping to facilitate the Color Conference at Poly. This is a initiative regarding diversity and inclusion. Well done. Continue reading Our Teens are Doing Great Things
As many of you may know, 15 of our Grp V teens have spent the last few days at the Far West Region Teen Conference with more than 400 teens from other chapters. While at teen cnf, they compete in several categories, including TShirt, Scrapbook and Skit. Well just hours ago the winners were announced …..and for the first time in almost 25 years PASADENA won 1st place in the skit competition!! Yippee!!!! This year they added a talent contest. Who other than our own Cameron Clayton PASADENA won the vocal contest!!!! Congrats to our teens who all worked so … Continue reading Pasadena Teens Earn Skit Trophy First Time in 25yrs!
Welcome to our new Members! Sunday’s Installation Induction Event was lovely and we are very excited to work with them! Continue reading Welcome New Mothers and Officers!
The March Activity for Group 4 included several adrenaline-inducing spins around the track at SpeedZone! Thanks to hosts Deidre, Kelly, and Alycia. Continue reading G4 Teens Get Fast Action Behind the Wheel!
Dear Mother Members, Thank you all for coming out to our AIM Event with Boys and Girls Club Pasadena. With Cardio Salsa, Zumba, Soccer Clinic, and all things Healthy — (food, smoothies, etc.) we “Moved our Bodies”, “AIMed” BIG and HIT! We also made our mark in the community with the wonderful presentation of over $12,000 to BGC by National President, Tara Labrie. Special thanks to Tanya Williams and the committee – Caryn Clayton, Roslyn Spence, Barbra Johnson, Tamera Street, Dru Ford, Eva Graham, and Greta Banks for putting together a wonderful event. You are so fab. Check out the press in Pasadena Now … Continue reading AIM for Healthy Living Community Fair! April 1, 2012 @ Boys & Girls Club
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Check out the March 15-21 issue of Pasadena Journal Newspaper for an in depth article celebrating the success of one of our newest Jack & Jill Mothers. In this one-woman play starring the talented Vanessa Bell-Calloway that debuted to a sold-out full house at USC Bovard Auditorium – Gabrielle has crafted a well written story about the exciting and controversial life of Harlem Renaissance author Zora Neal Thurston. Continue reading Pasadena Chapter new mom Gabrielle Piña’s play “Letters From Zora” starring Vanessa Bell Calloway gets great reviews!
Read more about Modern Music School and its other performances. Roland Music Magazine Features – Modern Music School. Continue reading 3rd Place Winner in Highpoint Garage Band Concert! G4’s Bronson Drummer in Modern Music School Band
More than 190,000 people across the country participated in the 2011 African-American Read-In during Black History month. The Pasadena Jack & Jill Chapter participated as well. We are doing it again in 2012. This year, we are reading All The Trouble You Need by Jervey Tervalon. The author is a Jack & Jill dad and will join us for a discussion of the book. Our discussion will be held on Monday, February 27 at Corner Bakery at 3807 E Foothill Blvd. The book is available at a 10% discount at Vromans Bookstore in Pasadena (365 E Colorado Blvd). Just visit … Continue reading African American Read-In: “All the Trouble You Need”, a novel by Jack & Jill Dad Jervey Tervalon
G3’s Kelsey participated in the Museum of Tolerance’s Freedom’s Sisters Essay Contest for 4th – 8th graders in November. Kelsey selected Sonia Sanchez as her favorite Freedom’s Sister and explained how she would continue her legacy. Kelsey was one of 20 finalist (mostly 7th & 8th graders) selected from a pool of 200 essay submissions to be honored at the January program which acknowledged local Southern California Freedom’s Sisters, essay contest winners and finalists. On another note, Kelsey and her class are on their 2 week trip to Paris where they’ll go to school with Parisian children and visit local sites as part of their 5th grade … Continue reading Double Kudos to Sisters Shelby & Kelsey ! !
“All labor that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.” MLK J&J Teens and Pre-Teens team up at the Boys & Girls Club, and literally began cleaning up the neighborhood streets of Pasadena armed with brooms, garbage cans, and gloves. Martin Luther King would have been proud! About the MLK Day of Service: After a long struggle, legislation was signed in 1983 creating a federal holiday marking the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The federal holiday was first observed in 1986, making 2011 the 25th anniversary of the King federal holiday. … Continue reading Teens Takin’ it to the Streets on MLK Day of Service
Group 4 October Activity was fun and well attended! The Middle Schoolers visited Diamond Bar Ranch in Glendale for a fun horsebackriding adventure. Thanks to hosts Lia and Roslyn! Continue reading G4 Hops in the Saddle!