Harriet Heldenfels Yake
302 members


  • Carousel netted $21,156;  corporate solicitation received $1,900.
  • Community Donations totaling $5,000 were made to:  OIC of Anne Arundel County, Arundel Hospice, Family & Children’s Service, Annapolis Chorale, Habitat for Humanity, MADD, Bello Machre, Martin Pollack Project, KIVA, Maryland Hall, St. John’s College Mitchell Gallery, Another Helping, and Anne Arundel Medical Center.
  • $1,500 scholarship for outstanding achievement awarded to Mollie Sieradski through the Scholarship for Scholars program.  $500 “Excellence in Voluntarism” award established and presented to Linda S. Greenberg, advocate for the homeless.
  • Projects:
    • Kids On The Block completed eighth year;
    • Recycling:  Youth Education & Involvement held two middle school recycling fairs and distributes brochures county-wide to private and parochial schools; second edition of A Resource Guide for Teens published and companion crisis card distributed.
    • Long-term focus area:  Family Support adopted.
  • Public Policy lobbied for successful passage of Domestic Violence Order of Protection Act, received award from House of Ruth.
  • Coordinated third successful Junior Leagues of Maryland Day at State House.
  • New logo incorporated into redesigned letterhead package.
  • Provisionals initiated four short-term projects.  Resource Guide, Volunteer Award, Carousel Preview Party, and Cookbook feasibility study.
  • Ad Hoc Training and Cookbook Research Committees established.
  • Sustaining Council created.
  • New governing documents for AJLI adopted.
  • “Multicultural Literacy” program presented to community.
  • Membership meetings held in various sites and included informational speakers.  Social events included December Luncheon meeting and dinner dance in May for Annual Meeting.
  • JLA held organizational memberships in Historic Annapolis Foundation, Banneker-Douglas Museum, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Severn River Association, Anne Arundel Council of Community Services and Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts.