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2019 Gala Announced: "Color Your World- Every Child is a Story Yet to be Told"

posted Feb 3, 2019, 7:40 AM by Kelley Minucci
The Mt. Lebanon Junior Women’s Club Announces Their 2019 Gala Event
“Color Your World – Every Child is a Story Yet to be Told”

Mt. Lebanon, January 31, 2019—Mt. Lebanon Junior Women’s Club (MLJWC) announced today that it will hold its 22 nd
annual gala on March 30, 2019. The gala will highlight the club’s major grant beneficiary, Jeremiah’s Place, which will
also celebrate their fifth anniversary at the event.
The gala will be held at The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh at 6pm. The brightly colored evening will be filled with
entertainment, silent auctions, wine and gift card pulls, and – of course – fun! Guests will be treated to hors d’oeuvres and
a sit-down dinner by Rania’s Catering along with three hours of complimentary wine and beer. A portion of the proceeds
raised that night will benefit Jeremiah’s Place.
“This year we are honored to partner with Jeremiah's Place to celebrate five years of service to families in crisis. As many
of us are mothers, aunts, and caregivers to small children, we can't imagine what we would do during a crisis if there were
not a safe place to send our children. The passion displayed by those involved with Jeremiah's place has inspired our
group to come together to raise funds and awareness for this wonderful group. It is my hope that the monies raised will
help to continue their mission on for many years to come.”, Lori Keener, President, MLJWC.
The Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh is located at 10 Children’s Way, Pittsburgh (North S), PA 15212 . Black Tie-
optional dress. Tickets can be purchased online via the MLJWC website at: http://www.mljwc.com/home/annual-benefit.
About MLJWC:
The Mount Lebanon Junior Women's Club was founded in 1968 by ten civic-minded women. The club’s goal is to
continue their legacy of giving back to our community through civic, philanthropic, and social activities. MLJWC focuses
its efforts on supporting organizations that improve the lives of women and children. MLJWC is a dynamic group of
women accomplished in career, family, and community involvement and includes nearly 100 members. Membership in
MLJWC is open to women living in Mount Lebanon and surrounding communities whose interests are consistent with the
purpose of our organization.
About Jeremiah’s Place
Jeremiah’s Place, Pittsburgh’s only crisis nursery, provides emergency care for children ages 0-6 for a few hours or a few
days based on the needs of the family, and is a secure and supportive solution for the families who use their services.
Jeremiah’s Place protects children and strengthens families by providing a haven of respite, health, renewal, and support
for children and families during times of crisis, large or small. The organization strives to be a leading voice for child
abuse prevention, thereby transforming the community into a place that is safe, stable, and loving for all children.
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