Blessing Someone At Christmas - December 19
Granny's Angels teamed up to support a family of four and a kindergarten class of 18 in our local community by preparing gift baskets and essentials. Merry Christmas to everyone and we pray you are blessed this holiday season. Remember, it is better to give than to receive so help someone who might be in need of help!!! I would like to take this moment to thank each and every donor who donated to us or contributed towards our mission. We could not have done a lot of this without you so THANK YOU SO VERY MUCH FROM THE BOTTOM OF OUR HEARTS!
Duke Children's Volunteer Mix 101.5 Radiothon - December 17
Members of the Granny's Angels team volunteered at the 25th Annual Mix 101.5 Radiothon for Duke Children's Hospital on Tuesday, December 17th. Happy to hear to the phones ring and get a donor on the other end to contribute on behalf of the children. Perhaps you'd like to donate and/or volunteer at future events.
It was a rainy day and cold, but boy it felt good to be a part of something wonderful! This experience reminds us of how blessed we are and how important it is to give of our time and donate to help such a worthy cause on behalf of others.
JCC Donor Appreciation Event - November 4
This event takes place on the first Sunday of November, annually. The Foundation uses this event as an opportunity for their donors and scholarship recipients to meet and give thanks together. During this event, new endowment funds are recognized, as well as the Staff and Faculty of the Year Awards. For additional information on this event, please contact the Foundation Office at 919-209-2222. JCC Foundation Board of Directors play a part in hosting the event.
Granny's Angels Team Representatives
A special thanks to the Granny's Angels team representatives who took time from their busy schedule to attend the event.
L-R Jasmyne McNeil, Angela Jackson, Ruth Smith, Jean Barnes, Monique Hampton. Thanks ladies!!!!
Did you know that anyone who has taken a class at JCC is part of the alumni family?
RSVP to attend the Alumni & Student Back to School Mixer on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 from 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm at the Smithfield Recreation & Aquatic Center. Register here.
Hope to see you there!
2019 Senior Citizens' Prom "HOLLYWOOD GLAM" - June 15
A royal event was hosted by Granny's Angels on Saturday, June 15 at Gabriel Manor to remember and honor our senior citizens. It was a great success and a whole lot of fun! We crowned a King and Queen if only for a day. Remember to always take the time to appreciate our senior citizens to make them smile and feel appreciated! Never forget them because they're the reason we are here. One day, we too, will be in their shoes and will want the same thing!!!! A very special THANK YOU to the Gabriel Manor staff, Maria & the Gonzales Family, Cista Lueeeze, and the Garner Community Thrift Store for your support and participation!
2019 Granny's Angels Scholarship Winners - May 17
Congratulations to the 2019 recipients of our Granny's Angels Scholarship. Each year we strive to offer at least a $1000 scholarship (1x annually) and so far we have been blessed to award two each year. We are glad to provide this educational opportunity to help these young ladies become one step closer to making their dream come true. Congratulations Mauriah Alford and Sarah Duncan!
Duke Rainbow for Heroes Walk - April 27
Granny's Angels happy to assist with the Duke Rainbow for Heroes event. The Rainbow of Heroes Walk commemorates and celebrates all Duke Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplant patients and their families. Refreshments, music, and activities for everyone are provided. The walk is a fundraiser for the Duke PBMT Family Support Program.
SJHS Hosts Student Professional Development Day - April 18
Granny's Angels volunteered and participated in student professional development activities. South Johnston offered a Student Professional Day on April 18th packed with various breakout sessions to learn about goal setting. Students also had an eye opening experience by participating in a "Reality Money" exchange session. These activitiies allowed students to inteact, engage, and gain a better understanding why planning ahead and goal setting is important.
Volunteer Classroom Reading - April 12
Granny's Angels also participated in Book Reading activity at Benson Elementary School using Granny's Angels personalized books charactering each Angel. It was good to see and hear kids interact and engage with things they could relate to....they loved it! Contact us if you're interested in us reading to your students. We're happy to visit your classroom.
Fundraiser Raffle Ticket Winners - March 30
Thanks to everyone who donated during our ticket raffle fundraiser. Your generosity helped to raise $1735 which will support Granny's Angels outreach efforts. Your contribution not only creates the ripple effect of giving, but also shows that you're the pride and heart of the community in giving back and providing opportunities for others. And for this, we are so very greatful. Congratulations to our raffle ticket winners!!!
Congratulations, Shirley! We hope that you and your family enjoy your new TV for entertainment. We thank you again for your generosity and donor support.
Congratulations, Maria! and we hope that you enjoy your new iPad. Good to know it will be put to good use for your job and personal needs. We appreciate your support!
Congratulations Herman! We hope that you and the Mrs. will enjoy dining at Cheesecake Factory - a great place to dine! We truly appreciate your contribution and support.
2019 Donor Supporters "THANK YOU"
A very special thanks to each and every one who contributed towards our 2019 fundraiser for community support. This is our FINAL list of donors who purchased a ticket or provided a donation. A live drawing was held on Saturday, March 30th via facebook to announce the winners. Some names were printed on our t-shirts for special olympics volunteer event and final names will be added on next printing. Thanks again...YOU Rock!
Four Oaks Chamber School Employee Selection - March
The Four Oaks Chamber of Commerce is honored to recognize the lasting contributions made to the Four Oaks community by Johnston County School Counselors. This year, Four Oaks Chamber of Commerce has selected Latissa Hampton, Joy McGee, Brandy Peters and Tabitha Ward as their March 2019 school system employees of the Month. South Johnston High School nominated them for the honor. The counseling team was presented with a certificate of recognition as well as a bag of gifts from many of the Chamber member businesses.
From left to right – Tim Barbour, Chamber Board President, Missy Medlin with HTR, Joan Pritchett, Director, Brandy Peters, Recipient, Latissa Hampton, Recipient and Grannys Angels Board Member, Joy McGee, Recipient, Cecelia Banks, Assistant Principal and David Pearce, Principal SJHS.
2019 First Year Teacher of Year Award
Congratulations, Renee on winning the new first year teacher award at Benson Elementary School, Johnston County. We are so proud of you and look forward to celebrating with you!
Miss America - March 2
It was such an honor to meet Miss America! TWCC hosted a tea on March 2nd so young ladies (Carolina Princesses) from across the state, ages 6-12, could meet and hear a presentation from Miss America 2019, Nia Franklin. Nia’s pageant roots began in Clayton in 2016 when she was crowned Miss Capital Cities. When she won Miss America, she was representing the state of New York. She is such an inspiration to our future young women. Way to go, Nia!!!!
Coupon Campaign for Care Bags and
Gift Basket Items - March 2
Thank you to all of our coupon suppliers who donate items to fill care bags and to make gift baskets for our hospital and home visits to care clients (i.e., sick and shut in, elderly, cancer patients, hospital patients). They love to receive a gift! Keep this in mind if you have an over abundance of items at home or when you're out shopping. We are more than happy to put them to good use. Our visits come with conversation fun, and gifts...all of which are sure to bring smiles, cheer, and goodwill.
Four Oaks Elementary Book Fair
Granny's Angels volunteered to serve and assist children with book selections and purchases during book fair at Four Oaks Elementary School at 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM.
Clayton Woman's Club Participates in Martin Luther King Day Community Event
January 21, 2019
Members of The Woman's Club of Clayton's Club House Monika Story, Jean Barnes, Judy Hoff-man, Judy Ryan, Rachel Masimore and Mary Sinzdak (pictured l-r) worked about two hours at the Pizazz store in Smithfield. Members helped sort donations at the Smithfield store that is owned by Harbor, Inc. Members found the store to be larger than the Clayton store and it was very nice with terrific bargains. They have men, women and children’s clothes, household items and toys. The day was made brighter as members worked and listened to music provided by Jean Barnes. Thanks members for honoring this special day!
The Woman’s Club of Clayton Clubhouse is a great location for small weddings, showers, parties, and meetings. The rental includes both the Clubhouse and the Gazebo. Contact Judy Ryan at 919-619-8155 for more information and to make reservations. To rent the Clubhouse for a private event, please fill out a Rental Application and email Judy at email@example.com.