8th Annual Denim & Diamonds Gala and Photos

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The Junior League of Poughkeepsie held its Eighth Annual Denim & Diamonds Gala on Friday, November 2, 2018 at Mill Creek Caterers honoring Women of the Year, Diane M Cicatello, MD, Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrician with CareMount Medical, Julia Pagones Kammerer, Public Relations Supervisor at CareMount Medical, and Organization of the Year, the Silver Starlites.
 
This great event continued to build upon the success of prior years with funds being raised to support the Junior League of Poughkeepsie’s programs and mission. Over 100 guests enjoyed live music and entertainment courtesy of Nellybombs, participated in a grand silent auction with multiple local items from the Hudson Valley, and bought raffle tickets for a chance to win a diamond jewelry set valued at $650! Guests also relished in a dessert bar with delicious cupcakes and pastries donated by local bakeries.
 
Thank you to Digital Weddings Photography for the amazing pictures! 
 
 

Dutchess County Family Court Art Project

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The Junior League of Poughkeepsie and the Mid-Hudson Women’s Bar Association have teamed up in their efforts to once again help the community they live in! We are looking to raise funds to create and frame an exhibit of students’ art work in the waiting areas of the Family Court building. We are planning on having about 70 prints displayed on the second and third floor waiting areas. They have been working with The Art Effect (formerly Mill Street Loft), in compiling the exhibits, and look forward to beautifying the courthouse!

Please donate what you can to help us raise the funds necessary to have the artwork digitally printed and then framed! Our goal is $1300. Please give what you can and make the Family Court a less dreary place for those who have to enter on a daily basis.

Click this link to make a donation today! https://buff.ly/2trAYzl

 

The Junior League of Poughkeepsie’s Diversity and Inclusion Statement

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The Junior League of Poughkeepsie has adopted a new Diversity and Inclusion Statement. It states:

The Junior League of Poughkeepsie welcomes all women who value our Mission.
We are committed to inclusive environments of individuals, organizations and communities.

If you are interested in learning more about the Junior League of Poughkeepsie, please email us at jlpoughkeepsie@gmail.com