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JLKD welcomes transferring members

AURORA, Ill. (June 19, 2018)— The Junior League of Kane & DuPage Counties, Inc. (JLKD) is pleased to announce the following members have transferred their membership to JLKD. These women have all been members and leaders in another League, some even multiple Leagues, and we are excited to integrate their good ideas and experience into […]

JLKD congratulates our newly sustaining members

AURORA, Ill. (June 1, 2018)— The Junior League of Kane & DuPage Counties, Inc. (JLKD) is pleased to honor our 2018 members transferring to a sustaining status. These sustaining members have given a minimum of five years of service to Junior League and all have contributed extensively to the betterment of our organization. We are […]

JLKD welcomes our 2018 active members

AURORA, Ill. (June 1, 2018)— The Junior League of Kane & DuPage Counties, Inc. (JLKD) is pleased to announce its our new active members for 2018. New members will join JLKD in their ongoing efforts to improve the lives of local at-risk youth in the community by promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women and […]

JLKD awards Grant for Impactful Teaching

April 11, 2018 On Tuesday, April 10, 2018 the Junior League of Kane & DuPage Counties, Inc. (JLKD) proudly awarded a Grant for Impactful Teaching to Matthew Radowski of Reed-Custer Elementary School of Braidwood, IL for its Computer Science Education Initiative program. JLKD is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential […]

JLKD awards volunteer focused scholarship

April 11, 2018 On Tuesday, April 10, 2018 the Junior League of Kane & DuPage Counties, Inc. (JLKD) proudly awarded its volunteer-focused scholarship to Whitney Ford. Ms. Ford was selected for the scholarship because of her many hours of volunteer service focusing on JLKD’s mission. JLKD is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, […]

Thanksgiving Baskets for SmartSteps

In November, JLKD volunteers assembled Thanksgiving meal baskets for SmartSteps. Baskets were distributed to families during their Thanksgiving celebration on Friday November 20th. SmartSteps’ mission is in early childhood education and parental training for needy children (birth-3 years) and their parents living on the East side of Aurora. A Message from Marcela Jones, Director of […]

JLKD Participates in Giving Tuesday

The Junior League of Kane DuPage Counties, Inc. (JLKD) participated in #GivingTuesday 2015, a global day dedicated to giving. The donations will enable additional programs to promote education, encourage health and improve housing stability for families living in poverty in Kane and DuPage counties. Since its founding in 2012, #GivingTuesday has inspired giving around the world, resulting in greater donations, volunteer […]

Scholarship and Grant Recipients

JUNIOR LEAGUE OF KANE & DUPAGE COUNTIES, INC. ANNOUNCES 2014-2015 VOLUNTARISM SCHOLARSHIP AND GRANT FOR INNOVATIVE TEACHING RECIPIENTS AURORA, Ill. (March 30, 2015) — As part of its commitment to promoting voluntarism and improving its communities, the Junior League of Kane & DuPage Counties, Inc. (JLKD) is pleased to announce the 2014-2015 recipients of the […]

New Members Fall 2014

JUNIOR LEAGUE ANNOUNCES FALL 2014 NEW MEMBERS AURORA, Ill. (Oct. 9, 2014) — The Junior League of Kane & DuPage Counties, Inc. (JLKD) is pleased to announce its Fall 2014 New Member class. New members join JLKD in their ongoing efforts to improve the lives of at-risk youth in the community by promoting literacy, developing […]

2013-14 Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2013-14 JLKD Award winners! New Member Award: Erin Tobias Erin Tobias was praised for her excellent efforts in fundraising, Kids in the Kitchen and general membership. She is described as energetic, dedicated and a leader in the new member class. She went over and beyond with the Kids in the Kitchen event. Although she […]