Cirque Gala – 2015 Children's Benefit Ball

by | Apr 1, 2015 | Features

The 2015 Children’s Benefit Ball hosted by the Russellville Junior Auxiliary had over 300 people in attendance. While final financials are not yet in, estimates are around $75,000.
Leslie Blanchard and Kate Saul served as chairs for this years event.
Jennifer Samuels, 2015 RJA president, expressed her gratitude for community support. “We are thrilled with the outcome of the ball,” said Jennifer. “So many attended despite the weather. The support from the community to our organization has continued to be outstanding. This ball financially supports Junior Auxiliary projects throughout the year.”
Junior Auxiliary is a national non-profit organization that encourages members to render charitable services which are beneficial to the general public with particular emphasis on children.
Projects sponsored by the Russellville Jr Auxiliary include:

  • Boys and Girls Club
  • School Backpack Food Supply
  • JA Adopt a Rider
  • Food for Kids Student Sponsorship
  • Royal Family Kids Camp
  • Food Pantry Food Drive
  • Summer Food 4K
  • Crawford Elementary Eagle Bucks Store
  • Project Athena
  • Something to Call our Own
  • Buttons and Bows Head Start Emergency
  • Dance With Oakland
  • Stock the Closet
  • Downtown FallFest
  • Summer Arts Camp
  • Pope County Library Reading Programs
  • Back Packs for Commodities
  • Mistletoe Market
  • Toys for Kids
  • Milk and Cookies
  • River Valley Super Hero 5K
  • Senior Center Activity
  • Stand Beside Her
  • RussVegas Spirit Station and Event Volunteers

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