The JuniorLeague of Pasadena held its Annual Meeting on May 25, at the historic GreenHotel in Pasadena.Members honored incoming leadership and outstanding volunteers. as well ascelebrating the league’s tradition of service in the community. Communitypartners present included representatives from Mother’s Club, Institute for GirlsDevelopment, Huntington Library and Gardens, California Institute for Technology,Madison Elementary and The Delta Academy.
OutgoingPresident Katrina Onderdonk welcomed Incoming President Nicole Weaver-Gollerwho holds a Master’s Degree in Public Administration and a professional backgroundin nonprofit development. Active member Sandy Roberts received the VolunteerAward for Excellence. Roberts most recently chaired the BodyWise Committee, whoseefforts are dedicated to organizing an annual health and wellbeing event forgirls. She will be stepping up as Director of Marketing in the coming Leagueyear, and “leads by example and with such heart,” said outgoing LeagueMarketing Director Alison DeVriendt, who presented the award to Roberts
MonaTromble Mapel was honored with the Nancy Reed Payne Award, given to asustaining member who has distinguished herself with outstanding service in thecommunity. Mapel joined the Junior League of Pasadena, Inc. in 1976 and hasbeen “a true inspiration and role model of community service,” said SustainerDirector Carrie Rabkin, Mapel has served as President to multipleorganizations: Encore, Stanford Club of Pasadena, Las Angelitas del Pueblo andPasadena Showcase House for the Arts. She also served on many boards and was adocent for the Huntington Library for 18 years. In 2008 Mapel was electedOverseer at the Huntington Library.
The Leagueintroduced 44 new actives and recognized new sustaining members: Jodi Breneman,Maya Douglas, Peggy Geragos, Sherry Gray, Melissa Lowry, Martha Padgett, andAnn Rice.
For moreinformation on the Junior League of Pasadena please visit www.jrleaguepasadena.org.
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