Jack and Jill Pasadena Holiday Gathering, “A Soulful Christmas”

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”

Our Teens are Doing Great Things

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

Congrats to 11 New Scholars! JJ Pasadena Jazz Event Scholarship Fundraiser 2012

Introducing the 2012 Julia Scotton Jack and Jill Pasadena Scholars! Congratulations and we wish them all the very best! Huge thanks to Traci Glover and her committee for putting together a lovely breakfast event at the La Canada Country Club this summer. Continue reading Congrats to 11 New Scholars! JJ Pasadena Jazz Event Scholarship Fundraiser 2012

AIM for Healthy Living Community Fair! April 1, 2012 @ Boys & Girls Club

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

Teens Takin’ it to the Streets on MLK Day of Service

“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