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Florida s First Chapter TALLAHASSEE CHAPTER December 17 2016 Greetings On behalf of the Mothers and Families of the Tallahassee Chapter of Jack and Jill of America Inc I would like to thank you for your support of our 65th Anniversary Celebration and Christmas Holiday Brunch We are so very excited to have you join us as we celebrate over six decades of service in the Tallahassee community As the first Jack and Jill chapter in the State of Florida the Oh So Classy Tallahassee Chapter has a long history of leadership and service on the local regional and national level of our beloved organization As we reflect on our history we know that our successes are connected to the support given to us by this wonderful community Today as we celebrate on the historic campus of Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University we remember our chapter was chartered our first community service project took place and many of our first meetings and celebrations were established here on the highest of seven hills The current members of our chapter felt it was appropriate that we celebrate this chapter milestone here where the history of our chapter began Again on behalf of the Mothers and Families of Florida s First Jack and Jill Chapter to our chapter charter members our charter families our past chapter presidents and officers our national and regional officers and all of the mothers upon whose shoulders we stand THANK YOU You are truly wind beneath our wings As we continue to work play and live together Yours In Jack and Jill Kelley Kelley Bolden Bailey Ph D President Tallahassee FL Chapter Jack and Jill of America Inc 3
   Florida   s First Chapter     TALLAHASSEE CHAPTER  December 17, 2016 Greetings, On behalf of the Mothers and Families o...
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Mayor Andrew D Gillum City of Tallahassee l 300 S Adams Street l Tallahassee FL 32301 850 891 2000 Andrew Gillum talgov com December 17 2016 Greetings On behalf of the City of Tallahassee it is my pleasure to recognize and applaud the Tallahassee Chapter of Jack and Jill of America Inc on 65 years of service here in the city of Tallahassee This organization has an extensive track record for providing services and important resources to mothers and children in our Tallahassee community and beyond The initiatives and various support systems through their many different programs are invaluable and highly impactful on the lives of many in our community Best wishes for a successful event and I wish you well as you move onward and upward Respectfully Andrew D Gillum Mayor City of Tallahassee 5
Mayor Andrew D. Gillum  City of Tallahassee l 300 S. Adams Street l Tallahassee, FL 32301 850.891.2000    Andrew.Gillum ta...
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Tallahassee Chapter Overview Post Office Box 14744 Tallahassee FL 32317 Chapter History The Tallahassee Chapter of Jack and Jill of America Inc was formally established September 15 1951 by Mrs Edna Seay of Buffalo New York National President Highlighting the day s activities included a cowboy party in the afternoon for the thirty six 36 children representing seventeen 17 mothers who comprised the adult part of the club and installation ceremonies followed by a banquet in the evening for the Chapter members and their guest Mrs Seay On the following day the fathers who are an integral part of Jack and Jill participated with the mothers and the honored guest at a buffet luncheon at the home of Dr and Mrs Gilbert L Porter The primary purpose of this organization is to create a medium of contact among mothers and children that provides constructive recreational social and cultural programs for children through concentrated efforts of organized parents Charter members of the Tallahassee Chapter of Jack and Jill are Ruby Anderson Nevada Beasley Sarah Blackshear Evelyn Brown Marjorie Campbell L Beatrice Clarke Jessie Cooper Mildred Cooper Archie Engram Hilda Foote Marion Hadley Aquilina Howell Mai Norwood Willie Pearl Porter Pilar Rhaney Frances Stafford Jacqueline Thomas Deceased 8
Tallahassee Chapter Overview Post Office Box 14744, Tallahassee, FL 32317  Chapter History The Tallahassee Chapter of Jack...
Our chapter is now 65 years old We have maintained active participation in promoting the ideals of the National office Since inception the focus of our activities has been to work with and include the parents and children of families other than our own and to engage in projects for the betterment of the community Among the first community outreach projects sponsored by the local Chapter was sending a deserving underprivileged student to summer camp The parents and children of the Chapter also adopted as a project planting roses in the circular flower bed in the area facing the Adams Street entrance at the defunct Florida A M Hospital which is currently the FAMU Administration Building We are proud to have been one of the forerunners of the first Mother s March for Polio in Tallahassee Before Mental Health received national attention our Chapter focused on Mental Health for children Further we hold life membership in the NAACP received the first grant from Jack and Jill of America s Foundation Project Get Smart an on going tutorial for talented and gifted children participated in the Special Olympics for the Handicapped assisted a young male multiple amputee who is now a lawyer with school expenses participated annually in the American Heart Association Run adopted a family annually and provided financial social and academic assistance to its members We are appreciative of the Leadership Development Jack and Jill has afforded our membership We have had two Regional Directors Mrs Annette Thorpe and Dr Eva C Wanton Dr Eva C Wanton served as the thirteenth National President and was elected for two terms from 1986 1990 Under her leadership Jack and Jill extended its service arm to the African continent Dr Wanton established Black Family Day to be celebrated the first Saturday in May She also commissioned Jack Samuel Brown III to write the National Hymn which is still being used Programming is the Heart of Jack and Jill The Tallahassee Chapter s heartbeat is strong Each year the mothers of the Tallahassee Chapter plan and execute programs that enrich the lives of all children Jack Jill programming is built on five 5 thrust Cultural Education Health Civic Social Recreation The Tallahassee Chapter moms Teens and children provide community service within Leon County and the Southeastern Region Signature Tallahassee Chapter service projects include annual school supplies drive for Title I schools in the Leon County School District annual toy and book drives for local pre schools and children in underserved communities and the Experience of a Lifetime Foundation Events i e Carnival at the Moon and Cupcakes Cocktails proceeds provide an all expense paid end of the year trip for 5th graders at local Title I schools The Tallahassee Chapter of Jack Jill has been a longstanding supporter of local health awareness and cultural campaigns such as the Leon County Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Meek Eaton Black Archive Museum John G Riley House Museum and Martin Luther King Jr Dare to Dream Festival a National Day of Service for Jack Jill of America Inc The 2016 2017 Program Year has been exceptional for Florida s First Chapter The Tallahassee Chapter of Jack and Jill of America participated in its first Bone Marrow Registry Drive In addition to executing the programmatic thrust mothers of Jack and Jill enhance their community for all children The Jack and Jill Foundation awarded the Tallahassee Chapter 2800 in grant funding for our Reading Corner initiative The Reading Corner grant will enhance a Reading Room located within an underserved population at the Delta Kappa Omega Providence Community Service Center 9
Our chapter is now 65 years old. We have maintained active participation in promoting the ideals of the National office. S...
Tallahassee Chapter Presidents 1951 1983 Lucille Alexander Kathleen Baker Rosebud Bruton Marge Campbell Beatrice Clark Donna Davis Elsie Eaton Archie Engram Charlotte Griffin Blondale Hadley Beulah Hemmingway Aquilina Howell Edwina Martin Ada Puryear Willie Pearl Porter Joann Robinson Marilyn Smith Annette Thorpe Ruth Williams 10
Tallahassee Chapter Presidents 1951-1983 Lucille Alexander  Kathleen Baker  Rosebud Bruton  Marge Campbell  Beatrice Clark...
Tallahassee Chapter Presidents 1984 Present 1984 1986 Dr Eva C Wanton 1986 1988 Dr Vivian Hobbs 1988 1990 Carolyn Bullard 1990 1994 Sharon Jefferson 1994 1998 Linda Dilworth 1998 1999 Catherine Hill 1999 2004 Juanita Moore 2004 2008 Cheryl Bouyer 2008 2010 Priscilla Howard 2010 2 12 Zaneta Batchelor 2012 2014 Dr Yolanda K H Bogan 2014 Present Dr Kelley Bolden Bailey Deceased 11
Tallahassee Chapter Presidents 1984     Present  1984     1986 ...................................................... Dr. ...
Tallahassee Chapter 2016 2017 Officers President Kelley Bailey Vice President Tammy Hamlet Recording Secretary Jasmine Smith Program Director Selika Sampson Corresponding Secretary Natalie Payne Treasurer Sonya Stephens Financial Secretary Libby Farmer Editor Yolanda Bogan Foundation Chairman Chaplin Towanda Davila Davis Parliamentarian Theresa Sawyer Carmen Conner 12
Tallahassee Chapter 2016   2017 Officers  President Kelley Bailey  Vice President Tammy Hamlet  Recording Secretary Jasmin...
Tallahassee Chapter Families Nina Ashenafi Richardson Curtis Aida Carina Angela Coleman Michael Christian Santo Aisha D Bailey Dilyn Carmen Conner Spencer Malone Kelley Bailey Herbert John Shanna Daniels Christopher Autumn Allison Yakima Barnes Joi Towanda Davila Davis Christopher Kameryn Zaneta Batchelor Wayne Nadia Samia Deidre Evans Rudolph William Yolanda Bogan Linzie Winston Millicent Libby Farmer Kelvin Kayley Langston Genyne Boston Marcus Marcus Madisen Makensie Rose May Frazier Charles Addison Amber Letitia Brown Jon David Gabriel Gavin Andrea Friall Eric Camille Monesia Brown Junious III Junious Evan Lisa Franklin Lamont Cameron Kennedy Braedon Janele Bullard Parrish Daniel Donovan Charisse Fuller Corey Jewel Chase Chandler Atira Charles Patrick Nyla Xavier Langston Cecka Green Marvin Sr Marhee Chaela Marvin III Janelle Hall Unrikay Kayden Kellen Fran Close Nia Nataki Nyla 13
Tallahassee Chapter Families  Nina Ashenafi-Richardson,  Curtis  Aida, Carina  Angela Coleman  Michael  Christian, Santo  ...
Tallahassee Chapter Families Tammy Hamlet Jerome Ameion Yahani Rose Opal McKinney Williams Alan Adrianna Alan Louis Kimberly Hankerson Bailey Kimberly Menchion Byron Kellen Christian Jackie Hightower Jane Andrea Nelson Randy Miles Andrew Kenessa Hugger Junnis Sr Junnis Brandon Zelena O Banner Robert A Kyrah LaTasha Jackson Edward Kennedy Grant Tiffiani Miller Onifade Eyitayo Eniola Folosade Sheila Jackson David Jr Daja Wyntress Patterson Reggie Christian Veta Johnson Roland Jayland Livetra Paul Karwyn Kaleb Konner April Jones Daryl McKinley Jordan Daryl II Natalie Payne Oral Thomas Brandy Jones Anthony Jackson Asiah Audra Pittman Sean Paloma Pilar Phoebe Erica Mays Stanley Jordan Justin Sonja Reddick Jalen Deana McAllister Julius Jr Colin Julius III Dylan Darice Richard Morgan Christopher Stephanie McGriff Quintin Quintin Khamar Kingston Katrina Rolle Gary Gavin Garrett Gabrielle 14
Tallahassee Chapter Families  Tammy Hamlet  Jerome  Ameion, Yahani-Rose  Opal McKinney-Williams  Alan  Adrianna, Alan Loui...
Tallahassee Chapter Families Selika Sampson Wayne Imani Daniel Nia Jonathan Lillie Thomas John John David Jonathan Theresa Sawyer Roosevelt Bryce Camryn Renee Thompson Emerson Kiara Symone Taita Scott Darion Kyle Shairi Turner Davis Jimmie Aaliyah Khari Karusha Sharpe Keith Kristen Erica Uzzell Harold Deja Natasha Simon Corey Corey Dennine White Julian Sr Julian Jr Lametra Smallwood Erik Brantley Gracie Jasmine Smith Bryan Justin Jillian Graduating Seniors Tomica Smith Fredrick Fredrick Kaden Mia Nia Close Junnis Hugger Angela Adams Suggs Davin Dillyn Julius McAllister Christian Patterson Lyn Stanfield Kevin Christopher Deja Uzzell Sonya Stephens Desmond Taylor Christian Adrianna Williams Edra Taylor Hudson 15
Tallahassee Chapter Families  Selika Sampson  Wayne  Imani, Daniel, Nia, Jonathan  Lillie Thomas  John  John David, Jonath...
2016 2017 Teen Officers President Adrianna Williams Treasurer Winston Bogan Vice President Nia Close Recording Secretary Nataki Closes Assistant Recording Secretary Miles Nelson Corresponding Secretary Corina Richardson Foundation Chairman Junnis Hugger Foundation Chairman Junnis Hugger Chaplain Julius McAllister Parliamentarian Sergeant At Arms Kayley Farmer 16
2016-2017 Teen Officers  President Adrianna Williams  Treasurer Winston Bogan  Vice President Nia Close Recording Secretar...
65th Anniversary Christmas Brunch Tammy Hamlet Chairman Lametra Smallwood Co Chairman Selika Sampson Co Chairman Kelley Bailey Kimberly Hankerson Letitia Brown Janele Bullard Parish April Jones Deana McAllister Tiffiani Miller Onifade Jasmine Smith 17
65th Anniversary   Christmas Brunch  Tammy Hamlet Chairman Lametra Smallwood Co-Chairman  Selika Sampson Co-Chairman  Kell...
Programme Prelude Dunbar Walker Production Mistress of Ceremony Cecka Rose Green Legacy Welcome Occasion Adrianna Williams Senior Teen President Spiritual Inspiration and Invocation Towanda Davis Chaplin Brunch Entertainment Grade Group Anniversary Presentations Julian White III Jr Teen Christmas Trumpet Selection Gracie Smallwood Lollipop Christmas Poem Lollipops Gems and Jewels Jack Jill Jingle Bell Chorale Xavier Charles Gems Jewels Christmas Poem Nia Sampson Tween Christmas Keyboard Selection Salute to the Tallahassee Chapter of Jack and Jill of America Inc Oral R Payne Special Presentation Closing Remarks and Acknowledgements Kelley Bailey President Tallahassee Chapter Jack and Jill of America Inc 18
Programme Prelude  Dunbar Walker Production Mistress of Ceremony Cecka Rose Green Legacy Welcome Occasion Adrianna William...
Congratulations to the Tallahassee Chapter Of Jack and Jill of America Inc On 65 Years of Service YESTERDAY TODAY And More To Come Jack and Jill Forever The Bailey Family 19
Congratulations to the  Tallahassee Chapter Of  Jack and Jill of America, Inc. On  65 Years of Service  YESTERDAY     TODA...
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Congratulations Tallahassee Chapter of Jack and Jill of America Inc for 65 years of nurturing our future leaders The Honorable Linzie F Bogan Dr Yolanda K H Bogan Immediate Past President Winston Bogan Linzie F Bogan II Class of 2012 Clark Bogan Class of 2013 Congratulations For Serving Children In Our Community For 65 Years Juanita Payne Moore President Tallahassee Chapter Jack Jill of America Inc 1999 2004 25
Congratulations Tallahassee Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc. for 65 years of nurturing our future leaders.  The H...
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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE TALLAHASSEE CHAPTER OF JACK AND JILL OF AMERICA INC ON 65 YEARS OF WORKING PLAYING AND LIVING TOGETHER THE WILLIAMS FAMILY OPAL 2016 Co Teen Sponsor ADRIANNA 2016 Teen President ALAN and ALAN LOUIS 28
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE TALLAHASSEE CHAPTER OF JACK AND JILL OF AMERICA, INC. ON 65 YEARS OF WORKING, PLAYING AND LIVING TO...
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE TALLAHASSEE CHAPTER OF JACK AND JILL OF AMERICA 65 GREAT YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE TALLAHASSEE COMMUNITY DR AND MRS JULIAN E WHITE AND JULIAN II 29
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE TALLAHASSEE CHAPTER OF JACK AND JILL OF AMERICA 65 GREAT YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE TALLAHASSEE COMMUN...
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Congratulations and Best Wishes to the Tallahassee Chapter of Jack Jill of America Inc Celebrating our 65th Anniversary From the Barnes Family Yakima and Joi 42
Congratulations and Best Wishes to the  Tallahassee Chapter of Jack   Jill of America, Inc.  Celebrating our 65th Annivers...
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