What’s Happening With Charleston, SC Junior Girls in October!
September was a fantastic month for Junior Girls! Girls, Parents and Volunteers had the “coolest fun” participating in our International Food Tour & Tasting, USDA Food Plate Activities, Healthy Food Scavenger Hunts, Blind-fold Food Tasting and more as a part of our Junior Girls Olympics Food Nutrition & Sports Program. Please click the program link below to sign-up for the sports clinics we are offering in October and November. Girls learned tons of financial literacy in September as they were enriched through our Bank & Credit Union Tours, Wise Choice Shopping Sprees, Price is Right Game and more as a part of our Mathematics Economics & Money Program. We are calling all Junior Girl travelers who have won Enrichment Trips to Florida, New York, DC, Hershey, Hollywood, CA, Savannah, and Atlanta to attend the much anticipated trips meeting! Our Annual Parents & Girls Enrichment Trips Meeting takes place Sunday, October 4th, 3:30 P.M. – 4:30 P.M. at the Charleston County Library, 68 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401. We are excited about our NEW Trips Music Video Designing feature for 2016 trips! For additional information, please contact our organization at (843) 608-8719 or JGDO2007@yahoo.com.
FALL SPORTS CLINICS SIGN-UP: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/60B0544A5A628A13-junior17
Junior Girls Career Shadowing” Is Going Strong in Charlotte, NC!
This is the year of growth and expansion and we are more than excited about launching our organization in Charlotte, NC! We are sponsoring one of our signature programs, “Junior Girls Career Shadowing Program”, for girls in the Charlotte and surrounding areas. Our Kick-off Event was a tremendous success! Special Thanks to Career Women Audancie Constant, Tara Davis, Liliana Goldstein, Jeannine Crump-Singleton, and Erica Zavaleta for providing such enriching information about their careers! Special Thanks to Maggiano’s and Cheesecake Factory for tasty and delectable lunch for the girls! A great Special Thanks goes out to AT&T and others for awesome volunteer support! The girls were enriched through Career Women Presentations, Career Booth Displays, Business Etiquette Sessions,“Dress for Success” Fashion Showcases, a Career Women & Girls Mentoring Luncheon and more! What a wonderful opportunity that girls are being afforded as they shadow professional women in their career settings June-November. During shadowing experiences, girls are learning how to serve their community as “Junior Judge for the Day”, “Junior Chef for the Day”, “Junior Engineer for the Day”, “Junior Fashion Designer for the Day” and more. Girls are gaining invaluable knowledge and skills by shadowing women in the following professions in this program: Actress, Airline Pilot, Architect, Attorney, Author, Banker, Business Owner, Chef, Computer Technician, Cosmetologist, Dancer, Dentist, Engineer, Executive Assistant, Fashion Designer, Judge, Librarian, Make-up & Skincare Artist, Manager, Musician, Public Speaker, Radio DJ, Sports Pro, Teacher, TV Talk Show Host, and Veterinarian. The girls were so excited when they learned they would be treated to free hairstyles, free nail services, free clothing, and free career-themed gift bags! At the Kick-off Event, girls won Enrichment Trips to Hollywood CA, Disney Cruise, New York NY, Hershey PA, Washington DC, and Orlando FL. “Junior Girls Career Shadowing Program” is a FREE program for girls, ages 10-16 years old.
2015 AWESOME COMMUNITY PARTNERS & SUPPORTERS: AT&T, Audancie Constant & Mary Kay Cosmetics, Aveda Institute, Bank of America, Best Buy, Charlotte Department of Transportation, Charlotte International Fashion Week, Charlotte Professional Computer Solutions, Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, Cheesecake Factory, Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen, Children’s Theatre of Charlotte, Clark Nexsen Architectural Firm, D’Elliott’s Hair Studio, Essence Lewis Make-up Artist, Fashion Designer Vessela Zarankova, Flow By Tara Davis, Free Radio Charlotte, KLJ Enterprises, Laxer Long & Savage Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontist, Law Offices of Michael A. DeMayo, Little Diversified Architectural Consulting, Long Animal Hospital, Maggiano’s Little Italy Restaurant, Mann Travels, Nordstrom, North Carolina Court System Judges, Paul Mitchell the School Charlotte, Regency Beauty Institute, Regina’s College of Beauty, Staples, Starbucks, The Dance Company Charlotte, University of North Carolina Charlotte, and WBTV CBS TV Station.
REGISTRATION FOR THIS PROGRAM IS FULL. PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE AT THE END OF SEPTEMBER TO SIGN-UP GIRLS FOR OUR NEW MUSIC VIDEO DESIGNING PROGRAM WHICH LAUNCHES IN CHARLOTTE, NC IN OCTOBER 2015.
Bank & Credit Union Tours & Shopping Sprees in Charleston, SC!
Money and Math are a great combination for teaching girls the fundamental principles of money management! We have teamed up with lowcountry Banks, Credit Unions, and Financial Advisors to offer girls a series of fun, educational, and enriching activities that will provide them vital skills to last a life time! Our popular “Junior Girls Mathematics Economics & Money” program is a sure winner this year! Everything kicked off in July on James Island. Twenty-five (25) Bank and Credit Union Professionals provided hands-on activities in Savings, Credit, Budgeting, Check-writing, Identity Theft, and Math. We were excited to feature Guest Speaker Richard Hendry, Interim President/CEO, of the Coastal Community Foundation who shared with girls the importance of “giving back” to their communities. We were delighted to also feature Guest Speaker Jeffrey Smith, Branch Manager, of SunTrust Bank, who has worked extensively in public schools teaching students about financial literacy. The fun continued with the “Price is Right” Game Show! Girls competed in naming the price tag for common products they may use at home or at school. We gave away $300 cash from our Money Tree! Girls were quizzed about math during the contest. Top achievers won up to $25 cash money to go into a new savings account. The week following the kick-off event, girls were afforded the opportunity to start participating in Bank & Credit Union Tours in four (4) counties. They also started participating in “Wise Choice Shopping Sprees”, cool and fun activities which teach girls how to become bargain shoppers. The shopping sprees are taking place at department and grocery stores in four counties during July, August, and September. We are giving away the following Cool Prizes: Signature Trips to “Financial Literacy Day on Capitol Hill” (DC), Junior Girls Hollywood Celebrity for the Week (CA), New York Adventure (NY), Disney Cruise (Bahamas), Kennedy Space Center Lunch with Astronauts (FL), Hershey Chocolate World (PA), Money-Theme Goodie Bags, and more! PLEASE CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO SIGN-UP YOUR GIRL FOR A BANK/CREDIT UNION TOUR AND WISE CHOICE SHOPPING SPREE. This is a FREE program for girls, ages 6-12 years old.
2015 AWESOME COMMUNITY PARTNERS & SUPPORTERS: Bank of America, BNC Bank, Bank of Walterboro, BB&T Bank, Belk, Bi-Lo, Charleston Flat Rate Real Estate, Chick-fil-A, Coastal Community Foundation, CresCom Bank, CPM Federal Credit Union, Dillard’s, Enterprise Bank, First Citizens Bank, First Palmetto Bank, First Reliance Bank, Food Lion, Hardee’s, Harris Teeter, James Island Community Education, King’s Market, McDonald’s, Mrs. Lullabelle Sandwich Shop, Ms. South Carolina Senior America Rebecca Rose-Holly, Piggly Wiggly, Publix, South Carolina Federal Credit Union, Santee Cooper Credit Union, Southcoast Community Bank, South State Bank, SunTrust Bank, Subway, Taco Bell, Target, TD Bank, The Honorable Mayor Opal Baldwin, The Honorable Mayor Jackie Heyward, The Honorable Mayor Bill Woolsey, The Honorable Mayor William Young, The Waterfront Restaurant, Town of Hollywood, Town of Mt. Pleasant, Walgreens, Walmart, Wells Fargo Bank, and Whole Foods.
SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS AND VOLUNTEERS FOR MAKING THIS A SUCCESSFUL PROGRAM FOR THE GIRLS THIS YEAR! WE WILL FEATURE THE “PRICE IS RIGHT GAME” DURING OUR 2016 LAUNCH PARTY IN DECEMBER. PLEASE CHECK BACK IN 2016 FOR FUTURE FINANCIAL LITERACY PROGRAMS.
“Junior Girls Olympics” Back by Popular Demand in Charleston, SC!
Junior Girls Day Out Community Project was honored to be the first ever in South Carolina to design and launch a Junior Girls Olympics Food Nutrition & Sports Program featuring sports and food nutrition events that promote healthy living lifestyles for girls, ages 6-12 years old. As girls were introduced to a variety of sports and healthy foods, they were inspired and empowered to take their fitness and healthy eating skills to another level. In it’s first summer in 2013, over 350 aspiring young girls from 77 elementary schools, middle schools, and home schools participated in 40 sports and healthy food events. They were encouraged and enriched by United States Olympics Athletes, Sports Superstars, Celebrity Chefs, Local Sports Professionals, and others. There is excitement in the air about our NEW “Junior Girls Culinary Academy” which we are launching this year! What a time the girls are going to have! They will be afforded the wonderful opportunity to serve up tasty and delectable dishes as they travel across the southeast, participate in cooking exhibitions and showcase their nutritional good eats They will work in teams and be trained by professionals as they prepare to design and build a 100-foot Submarine Sandwich in February 2016! Yummy! Get ready Charleston because the girls are going to prepare again this year for the Guinness Book of World Record!! Additional food and nutrition activities girls will be enriched through include USDA Food Plate Activities, Blind-fold Food Tasting, Food Scavenger Hunts, Label Reading, Salad Building Competitions, Healthy Food Shopping Sprees, Fruit & Veggie Fun Events, Farm Tours, Farm to Plate Cooking Sessions, International Food Store Tours & Tastings, Mac & Cheese Cook-offs, and more! This year, girls will continue training to perform during a half-time game in the Georgia Dome in 2016. This summer, we partnered with First Tee of Greater Charleston and launched golf clinics and training to prepare girls for their golf tournaments over in France! Girls will enjoy the following additional fitness and sports activities: Basketball, Chess, Double-dutch, Cheerleading, Dance, Gym Workouts, Hula-Hoop, Jump Rope, Swimming, Soccer, Taekwondo, Tennis, Track, and more. As you can see, Junior Girls Olympics Food Nutrition & Sports Program 2015 promises to be tons of fun! Here is a cool media story about the program: program: http://www.postandcourier.com/article/20130827/PC1211/130829496. This is a FREE program for girls, ages 6-12 years old.
2015 AWESOME COMMUNITY PARTNERS & SUPPORTERS: African Market & Grocery, Ambrose Farms, Bombay Bazar & Indian Restaurant, Charleston Battery Professional Soccer Team, Chess Boot Camp. City of North Charleston Department of Recreation, College of Charleston, DAE Foundation, Euro Foods, First Tee of Greater Charleston, Georgia State University, Harris Teeter, H & L Asian Supermarket, Medical University of South Carolina, Sam’s Club, Waterproof Swimming Program, and Whole Foods.
WE ARE EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THAT ON-LINE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN AT THE FOLLOWING LINK FOR THIS PROGRAM: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/60B0544A5A628A13-junior17
“Junior Girls Beauty Queen Charm School” Fun in Charleston, SC!
New York! New York! Here we come! Girls will be afforded the awesome opportunity to model and showcase the most exquisite fashion designs in our very first “Junior Girls New York Fashion Show” as a feature of this program! The goal of this program is to offer a series of inspiring and enriching activities that will help build the confidence and self-esteem of girls, ages 4-12 years old. More than 670 girls have participated in this program since we designed and showcased it in 2011. The program is back by popular demand in Charleston this year! We are so excited to feature Beauty Queens and Models from around the Lowcountry who will partner and model with girls in their stroll down success lane. Girls participating in this program are being enriched through the following activities: Positive Self-Esteem Building, Character Development, Social Skills & Dining Skills Etiquette, Anti-Bullying Girl Power School Events, Charm Classes, Personal Hygiene Classes, Healthy Living Lifestyle Sessions (Food, Nutrition & Fitness), Beauty Queens & Girls Fashion Shows, Beauty Queens & Girls Mentoring Luncheons, Celebrity & Girls Tea Parties, Skincare & Hair Care Sessions and more! As a new component to our program, Community Women and Mothers are partnering with girls in designing and participating in Community Service Projects. Giving back to their communities is a wonderful way to help build the self-esteem and confidence of young girls. Our organization will host our first star-studded red carpet affair…..“Junior Girls Choice Awards 2017”. Girls will nominate, vote, and honor women and girls who have made outstanding contributions to their communities, workplaces, homes, and schools. This is a FREE program for girls, ages 4-12 years old.
2015 AWESOME COMMUNITY PARTNERS & SUPPORTERS TO COME!
WE ARE EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THAT THE REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR THIS PROGRAM IN CHARLESTON! PLEASE CLICK THE SIGN-UP GENIUS LINK TO SIGN-UP YOUR GIRL: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/60B0544A5A628A13-junior14
“Geek Squad Academy” was a Memorable Experience for Girls! Get Ready for the Junior Girls Music Video Program!
Junior Girls Day Out Community Project is the first ever in South Carolina selected by Best Buy to host a “Geek Squad Academy”, a national program endorsed by First Lady Michelle Obama and the White House! This year was a very memorable camp as Best Buy honored Cynthia Hurd, Charleston County Librarian, who was slain during the Mother Emanuel Church massacre. Mrs. Hurd has been a long-time partner and supporter of our organization. In honor of her, Best Buy made a $5,000 Contribution to the Library Fund. Her memory and her dedicated services will forever be in our hearts! Girls were thrilled this June when some of the top Best Buy Geek Squad technicians from around the country partnered with local Charleston technicians to teach girls, ages 10-17, at a 2-day cool technology camp. Girls were intrigued and inspired to pursue technology as they learned and received hands-on experience in the following activities: Robotics Programming, Computer Building From the Ground Up, Digital Music Design, Digital Film Production, 3D Printing and CAD Design, Digital Citizenship, Social Media Etiquette, Video-Photography, Creative Thinking, Team Building and more. At the end of the camp, Parents were invited to the Awards Ceremony where girls were recognized, honored, and received Achievement Awards for their participation. Girls also received t-shirts, backpacks, flash drives, lunch, snacks and cool prizes. The “Geek Squad Academy” is a very popular and enriching Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) program for girls! As a means of reinforcing what girls learned at this year’s Academy, we have designed and will feature our first ever Junior Girls Music Video Program at our Junior Girls Launch Party 2016! You may sign-up your girls for the music video activity at the link below. Other features of our organization’s STEM Program entail the following: Junior Girls GEMS Mini Camps, Cool Computer Camps, Mathematics Economics & Money Events, Women Engineers & Girls Mentoring Luncheons, Women Scientists & Girls Experiment Projects, Lego Building Competitions and more. “Geek Squad Academy” is a FREE program for girls, ages 10-17 years old.
2011-2015 AWESOME COMMUNITY PARTNERS & SUPPORTERS: Berkeley County School District, Best Buy, Charleston County School District, Chick-fil-A, College of Charleston, Colleton County School District, Crescom Bank, DI Tech Savvy Kids, Dorchester County School District, First Citizens Bank, GOOGLE, Hardee’s, IT-oLogy, ITT Technology Institute, James Island Community Education, Jason’s Deli, McDonald’s, SCANA/SCE&G, Seacoast Church, Starbucks, University of Alabama Birmingham, YWCA of Greater Charleston.
THE MUSIC VIDEO PROGRAM SIGN-UP IS AT THE FOLLOWING LINK: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/60B0544A5A628A13-geek
Prizes & Enrichment Trips for Charleston, SC Junior Girls!
If your girl won a Cool Prize at any of our program events in 2014 and 2015, she may redeem her prize this month. The first Prize Party of this year will be held on Saturday, September 26th (NEW DATE!). The time and location will be announced soon. Please click the Sign-up Genius link below to find out more details about the prizes and sign-up your girl for a Prize Party. If your girl won an Enrichment Trip at any of our events this year, we are inviting you and your girl to please attend our Annual Parents & Girls Trips Meeting which will be held Sunday, October 4th, 3:30 P.M.-4:30 P.M. at the Charleston County Library, 68 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401. We will share all trips details at the meeting. For additional information, please contact our organization at (843) 608-8719 or JGDO2007@yahoo.com.
Prize Party & Prize Details Sign-up Link:
Our Signature “Junior Girls Launch Party” is Coming in December!
This year was another outstanding year for the girls! We have received so many awesome reports from Parents, Schools, and Community Business Partners about the impact that our programs are having in the lives of the girls. We definitely could not have done it alone. We would like to thank all Program Coordinators, Facilitators, Volunteers, and Parents who have invested your time, expertise, and poured your love into the lives of the girls. We are forever grateful for your sacrifices and dedication! As we approach our 8th year of the organization, we see “New Beginnings” on the horizon. The 2016 program events we have designed for girls are absolutely phenomenal! Get ready for Junior Girls Launch Party 2016 which will take places Saturday, December 12th! We thought we would take a “bite” out of 2016 registration by setting aside a day that you can fill out the paperwork and sign-up your girls for programs that they would like to participate in the upcoming year. While we were at it, we thought we would add a little fun by showcasing a “sampling” of several programs we are offering in 2016. At this year’s Junior Girls Launch Party 2016, girls will enjoy the following program activities: Music Video Designing, New York-Style Cool Shoes & Hats Fashion Show, Junior Girls Mac & Cheese Cook-off, Salad Building Competition, Career Shadowing Freeze Game, The Price is Right Game, Double-Dutch, Hula-Hoop, Jump Rope and more. Parents/Guardians & Girls Annual Meetings will be conducted, and Girls Registration will be going on the entire time. For more information about Junior Girls Launch Party 2016 and to sign-up your girl to attend, please click the sign-up link below.
Launch Party 2016 Girls Sign-up Link
Charleston, SC Enrichment Trips 2015!
Enrichment Trips 2015 have been explosive for girls! In June, we hit the road traveling to New York, NY, Orlando, FL, Washington, DC, Hershey, PA, Atlanta, GA, Savannah, GA and Disney Cruise. Girls participated in educational enrichment sessions as preparation for these trips. The experiences the girls are being afforded are priceless! Hershey, PA is a new travel destination for girls as they rolled into Chocolate City. Girls were in awe when they visited Hershey Garden’s Butterfly House and experienced hundreds of butterflies fluttering around them! So Cool! They also visited Hershey Story museum where they learned the history of Hershey and sampled chocolates from around the world. Hershey Chocolate World was a blast as girls created their own Hershey’s chocolate bar. Girls had fun, fun, and more fun at Hershey Theme Park! Our signature trip to Florida is a favorite adventure as girls toured the Kennedy Space Center, attended a special lunch, and took pictures with Astronaut Tom Jones! The fun continued in Orlando when girls enjoyed crazy fun at WonderWorks, Cici’s Pizza. water fun and more! Our next trip adventure is to New York City! Girls are going to have an awesome time when they visit the Rockefeller Center, Wall Street, Broadway, Museum of Modern Art, Radio City Music Hall, Times Square, M&M World, FAO Schwarz Toy Store and enjoy a New York City Tea Party. When we visit Washington, DC, we aspire to tour the White House which would be a once-in-a-lifetime experience for many of the girls! Girls will visit Congressional Offices, United States Capitol, Bureau of Engraving & Printing, Smithsonian Institute, Washington Monument and be treated to a Royal Luncheon! The Disney Cruise is going to be an absolute thrill for the girls! Who doesn’t want to meet Mickey Mouse and other animated Disney characters? Girls will enjoy a day of festivities at Nassau, Bahamas and Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay. They will also enjoy tons of cool water fun activities, games, movies and more! All trips are FREE for girls, ages 6-12 years old. If your girl won an Enrichment Trip at any of our events this year, we are inviting you and your girl to please attend our Annual Parents & Girls Trips Meeting which will be held Sunday, October 4th, 3:30 P.M.-4:30 P.M. at the Charleston County Library, 68 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401. We will share all trips details at the meeting. For additional information, please contact our organization at (843) 608-8719 or JGDO2007@yahoo.com. “GIRLS WHO WON TRIPS IN 2014 WILL TRAVEL IN 2015. GIRLS WHO WIN TRIPS IN 2015 WILL TRAVEL IN 2016”.
2015 AWESOME COMMUNITY PARTNERS & SUPPORTERS: Cheesecake Factory (NC), Hershey Gardens (PA), Hershey Story (PA), Hershey Theme Park (PA), Kennedy Space Center (FL), Ripley’s Believe It or Not (FL), Wonderworks (FL).
Charleston Volunteer Quarterly Meeting This October 2015!
Thus far it has been an amazing year for the girls and we graciously thank all of our Charleston Volunteers and Supporters who helped make it successful! We have more fun and enriching events we are preparing for the girls this year. We are also now planning for our 2016 program events. Our fall Charleston Volunteer Quarterly Meeting will be held Sunday, October 4th, 2:30 P. M-3:30 P.M., Charleston County Public Library, 68 Calhoun Street, Charleston, SC 29401. If you are interested in volunteering, please sign-up at our Sign-up Genius link below. We will email you more details about the upcoming meeting. You are certainly welcome to contact us at (843) 608-8719 or JGDO2007@yahoo.com if you have any questions or need additional information about Volunteer Opportunities or about our organization. WE WELCOME NEW VOLUNTEERS, BUSINESSES AND COMMUNITY GROUPS TO SIGN-UP AS WELL!
Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser & Contest Coming in December 2015!
As we prepare for the upcoming New Year, we are inviting the Community, Parents and Junior Girls to please participate in our Joyous Holiday Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, December 12th. The purpose of this fundraiser is to help fund our 75+ FREE program events we are offering girls in 2016. We are inviting the community to please help us provide an awesome experience for the girls by purchasing Pancake Breakfast tickets. If you are unable to attend the Pancake Breakfast, we would be delighted to give your ticket to a Junior Girl. All donations would tremendously benefit us in helping to educate, enrich, and empower the lives of young girls. Junior Girls are getting their creative juices flowing as they prepare for the “Junior Girls Pancake Topping Design Contest” which will take place at the Pancake Breakfast. For pre-event contestant photos, please follow us on Twitter @JrGirlsDayOut and friend us on Facebook “Junior Girls Day Out Community Project”. Please visit our website periodically for more details and to purchase online tickets.
2014-2015 AWESOME COMMUNITY PARTNERS & SUPPORTERS: Applebee’s, Mori Luggage & Gifts, California Dreaming, Charleston Battery Professional Soccer Team, Citadel Mall Stadium 16 Theatre, Hertz Rental, Hilton Hotels, Old Savannah Tours, Spiritline Tours.
“Junior Girls Literacy Explosion” was a Cool Adventure in Birmingham, AL!
Who ever thought literacy could be so much fun! Our Junior Girls Literacy Explosion! is a fun and exciting program that focuses on vocabulary, reading, writing, and speaking skills enrichment for girls, ages 6-12 years old. The program’s goal is to ignite a fire and passion in girls to want to read and learn more about literacy. Through out the program, girls learn there is more to literacy than reading. We have designed and feature nineteen (19) fun-infused literacy activities. Since it’s inception in 2012, over 600 girls have been enriched through this program. Our organization is honored to feature Special Guest Author Kate Boehm Jerome and her “Cool Stuff Every Kid Should Know” book series. Birmingham girls were thrilled in March as they participated in one of our signature programs, “Birmingham Treasure Hunt”, which entailed them reading about Birmingham’s historic places, visiting these places in search of treasures, and winning cool prizes such as Enrichment Trips, Digital Cameras, Reading Tea Parties, Moms & Girls Spa Parties, Book Bags, Books, Cupcake & Ice Cream Parties, and more. For the first time in Birmingham, girls participated in our signature program activity, “Will the Real Mayor Please Stand Up Contest”! Prior to the contest, girls read and researched biography information about Birmingham’s Honorable Mayor William A. Bell. At the event, impostors tried to convince girls that they were the Mayor, and girls had to figure out who was the real imposter Mayor Bell. It was a fun literacy adventure for Birmingham and surrounding area girls! Additional features of this fun and enriching literacy program entail the following: State-wide Read-a-thons, After-School Literacy Classes, TV & Radio Commercial Projects, Savannah Day Trips, Book Designing & Community Book Signings, Public Speaking, Spelling Bees, Recipe Creations & Cook-offs, Charleston Treasure Hunts, Internet TV Show Production Project, Power-Point Literacy Projects, Literacy Nature Harbor Cruise, Junior Girls Literacy Fun Festival and more. This is a FREE program for girls, ages 6-12 years old.
2015 AWESOME COMMUNITY PARTNERS & SUPPORTERS: 2nd & Charles Bookstore, Alabama Insurance Exchange, Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame, Alabama Sports Hall of Fame & Museum, America’s First Federal Credit Union, AT&T Pioneers Birmingham Metro Council, Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, Barnes & Noble, Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham Public Library, Byrd’s Automotive, Camelot Limousine & Charter Company, Cheesecake Factory, Chick-fil-A Hoover, Edgar’s Bakery & Cafe, Fairfield City Schools, Greater Birmingham Convention and Visitors Bureau, Hands on Birmingham, Hardee’s Homewood, Hoover City Schools, Jefferson County School District, Junior League of Birmingham, McWane Science Center, Riverchase Collision Repair, Sam’s Club, Starbucks, Subway, Target, The Literacy Council of Central Alabama, University of Alabama Birmingham, Walmart, and Western Market.
SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS AND VOLUNTEERS FOR MAKING THIS A SUCCESSFUL EVENT FOR THE GIRLS! PLEASE CHECK BACK PERIODICALLY FOR POSTINGS ABOUT FUTURE LITERACY PROGRAM EVENTS.
“Junior Girls Fashion & Self-Esteem Event” Great Success in Atlanta, GA!
We are absolutely thrilled about the enriching opportunities girls were afforded in Alpharetta, Georgia on May 2nd! We sponsored our first ever in Georgia “Junior Girls Spring Fashion Showcase & Self-Esteem Enrichment Event” which took place at North Point Mall! Special Thanks to Latesha Lynch and North Point Mall for providing such an awesome experience for the girls! We give Special Thanks to Melissa Bennett, Chante Dent, Dr. Mandisa Jones, and Carolyn Luesing who were extremely instrumental in providing enriching and encouraging nuggets to the girls for building their self-esteem. Special Thanks to Beauty Queens Madison Hilton, Annie Thompson, and Hannah Keen who helped make it a thrilling experience for the girls by mentoring them during lunch and modeling with them in the fashion show. We want to also give a Special Thanks to the North Point Mall stores that provided the colorful spring fashions for the girls to model: American Eagle Outfitters, Buckle, Dillard’s, J C Penney, Journeys, Journeys Kidz, and Macy’s. The stores were wonderful to the girls!! The fashion show was one of the most unique shows we have ever featured. Our organization has been conducting mall fashion shows for the past couple of years and this year we are tickled pink that girls modeled with “LIVE” small doggies! It was so adorable! Special Thanks to Angels Among Us Pet Rescue and their community effort in helping to find caring and nurturing families for these precious doggies. Girls also participated in Girl Power Parades, Red Carpet Photo Shoots and more. They were very excited to win Enrichment Trips to Disney Cruise, New York NY, Hershey PA, Washington DC and Orlando FL. We would like to thank all of our Georgia Community Partners and Volunteers for helping to enrich and empower the lives of young girls at this program event! If you desire to sign-up your girls for our next featured program in the Georgia area, please check back periodically for more information. You can also contact us at JGDO2007@yahoo.com or (843) 608-8719. Please also follow us on Twitter @JrGirlsDayOut and friend us on Facebook “Junior Girls Day Out Community Project.”
2015 AWESOME COMMUNITY PARTNERS & SUPPORTERS: Alpharetta Country Club, Alpharetta High School Beauty Queen Madison Hilton, American Eagle Outfitters, Angels Among Us Pet Rescue, Atlanta International Fashion Week, Body Works Therapy and Training, Buckle, Chante Dent & Beauty From Within Enrichment, Carolyn Luesing & Associates, Chandler School of Etiquette, Claire’s, Dillard’s, Dunwoody High School Beauty Queen Hannah Keen, Embassy Suites Alpharetta, Extended Stay Alpharetta, Hilton Garden Alpharetta, Homewood Suites Alpharetta, Hyatt Place Alpharetta, Jared Galleria of Jewelry, JC Penney, Jones PT Physical Therapy, Journeys, Journeys Kidz, Macy’s, Minis by Maria, North Point Mall, Protocol School of Atlanta, Residence Inn Alpharetta, Roswell High School Queen Annie Thompson, Sam’s Club, Springhill Suites Alpharetta, Target, The Olive Leaf, TownPlace Suites Alpharetta, and Walmart.
SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS AND VOLUNTEERS FOR MAKING THIS A SUCCESSFUL EVENT FOR THE GIRLS! PLEASE CHECK BACK PERIODICALLY FOR POSTINGS ABOUT FUTURE PROGRAM EVENTS.
New Junior Girls Day Out Website Coming in 2016!
Junior Girls Day Out Community Project is excited to announce our website is in redesign, and we look to launch it in 2016. The new site will be fun, interactive and informative, with photos and videos of our different activities and events. We’re sure you’ll love it…stay tuned! Until then, be sure to follow Junior Girls Day Out on Twitter, and Like us on Facebook to get up to date information and announcements.
Please Donate to Junior Girls Day Out Community Project Now!
All Junior Girls Day Out Community Project program activities, program materials, trips, meals, transportation, and prizes are FREE to all participating girls. We apply the majority of donations directly to our program activities and minimal donations to organization operations. We are presently an all-volunteer organization, therefore no funds are used for employee salaries and benefits. Our organization sponsored over 75 FREE enrichment program events for over 700 Girls in 2014! Please consider making a contribution to our organization to help us continue our mission of providing these worthwhile programs to aspiring young girls. There are several ways you can contribute: General Contributions, Monthly Partners, Girl Sponsors, Program Sponsors, In-kind Contributions, Professional Services, Gas Cards, and Gift Cards. Every little bit helps us in achieving our mission of educating, enriching, encouraging, and empowering young girls. If you would like to make a financial contribution, please click the Donate Button below to make your secure donation through PayPal. If you would prefer to donate by check, please make your check payable to Junior Girls Day Out Community Project, and mail to: P.O. Box 30503, Charleston, SC 29417. If you are interested in making an in-kind or any other type of contribution, please contact our organization at (843) 608-8719 or you may email our organization at JGDO2007@yahoo.com. We would be delighted to provide you with a thank you letter which you may use for your tax purposes. Thank you for your support and contributions to our organization!