Brandee Kelley and team member Georgann Puddy (among others) were honored this week as past presidents of the Junior League of Arlington.
Brandee stated, “Honored to be part of an organization that has given so many volunteer hours and well over $1,000,000 to support women and children in need. This group of women sees a need and works to create solutions to meet these needs.”
Georgann Puddy is 3rd from left, and Brandee Kelley is 3rd from right.
JLA’s Mission statement is:
The Junior League of Arlington 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.
This wonderful organization is comprised of women who generously contribute their time and talents to this Mission. The following is a list of just a few of the projects that the JAL participates in:
COMMUNITY IMPACT PROJECTS:
FUNDING AND VOLUNTEER PROJECTS
ALL STAR EQUESTRIAN FOUNDATION
All Star Equestrian Foundation is a non-profit therapeutic horseback riding organization that offers services to physically, mentally and emotionally challenged individuals of all ages.
BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF ARLINGTON – T.E.A.M. PROGRAM
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Arlington T.E.A.M. (Together Everyone Achieves Meaning) Program focuses on teaching positive, healthy habits in the areas of nutrition and personal hygiene to adolescent girls, and gives girls the knowledge, decision making skills, self discipline, self esteem, and peer support needed to help them make positive life choices while building positive peer relationships with female peers.
COMMUNITY ENRICHMENT CENTER – EDUCATION & EMPLOYMENT MINISTRIES
The Community Enrichment Center’s programs consist of Job Club, GED preparation, and Literacy for Life. Job Club helps participants improve their job opportunities and earning power by assisting them with resume preparation, interview skills, job searches, and college financial aid assessments, workshops, and classes.
Congratulations to Brandee and Georgann and all the Past Presidents. Thank you for your service to positively impact the lives of so many. If you would like to be part of the organization, contact Brandee at 817-635-1141.