Events

Mark Your Calendars for February 16, 2018!

The date for our annual February fundraiser is now set. Mark your calendars for February 16, 2018! If you attended Spanish Serenade last February, you know what a good time our live concert and wine, cheese, and chocolate tasting event is. If not, you don’t want to miss the fun this time...

September 17th, 2017|Events, Upcoming Events|

February 3, 2017 – “Spanish Serenade” to Support Scholarships and Entrepreneurship Education at JAMS

You are invited to join us for a fun and delicious evening in support of JAMS! Friends of Jane Adeny Memorial School for Girls will hold its second annual wine, cheese, and chocolate fundraiser on Friday, February 3, 7:00–10:00 p.m. at Blumen Gardens, 403 Edward Street in Sycamore, IL...

January 18th, 2017|Events|

December 10, 2016 – Winter Market

ANOTHER CHANCE TO GET OUR GREAT BASKETS! Did you miss the basket sale at Pumpkin Fest in Sycamore? Do you want to get loved ones great gifts AND support a great cause? Please come to the Winter Market on December 10, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 158 N. Fourth St., DeKalb, IL...

November 27th, 2016|Events|

May 3, 2016 – Give Local America!

On May 3, 2016, Friends of JAMS is participating in Give Local America 2016 as one of thousands of nonprofit organizations across the nation for one of the largest single-day crowdfunding events in America! If you donate through Give Local DeKalb County on May 3rd, your generous donation will be amplified with a percentage of the proportional matching pool of funds...

April 26th, 2016|Events|

April 12, 2016 – “He Named Me Malala”

"He Named Me Malala" - Free Movie Screening Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 7:00 PM (doors 6:30 PM) Free and open to the public. Panel discussion following the film. Egyptian Theatre 135 N. 2nd Street, DeKalb, IL 60115

March 15th, 2016|Events|

Bloomsburg University Students Support JAMS

Bloomsburg University’s Society for the Advancement of Management (SAM) and Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) held a bake sale in October to benefit Jane Adeny Memorial School for Girls (JAMS) in Kenya. The groups used the proceeds from the sale and private donations to purchase...

February 16th, 2016|Events, News|

Aurora University Senior Organizes Fundraiser for JAMS

On November 12, 2015, Justin Phipps, senior at Aurora University, hosted Talent Helps Teach, a talent show to raise awareness of Jane Adeny Memorial School for Girls (JAMS). Mr. Phipps organized this talent show as his senior project and chose JAMS as the beneficiary of his project...

February 12th, 2016|Events, News|

Many Thanks to Our New Friends in Ten Coins

The band Ten Coins hosted a benefit concert for Jane Adeny Memorial School on December 6, 2015 at Capital City Music in Springfield, IL. The group chose to donate all of their profit from the event to the JAMS Science Building Fund...

January 13th, 2016|Events, News|

Wine and Cline Your Valentine – Feb. 5th 2016

Valentine’s Day comes early with a tribute to the classic music of Patsy Cline’s greatest hits, performed by Jill Sanderson and the Crazy for Patsy Tribute Band. Enjoy a night of fun and romance with a wine, chocolate and cheese tasting and live entertainment on Friday, February 5th...

January 11th, 2016|Events|

Dec. 6th 2015 – Ten Coins Benefit Concert in Springfield IL

The evening of December 6th, the band Ten Coins will entertain the public with a concert held at Capital City Music, 3700 Wabash, Springfield, IL. World-renowned guitarist, Fareed Haque, will be joining the band for this event! Admission is $15. All proceeds will benefit Friends of JAMS...

October 9th, 2015|Events|