News & Events

Great Success! Many Thanks!

The Wine and Cline Your Valentine fundraiser (aka From Patsy with Love) was a great success! Over 230 people attended the event and over $9,500 was raised for the construction of a science classroom building at Jane Adeny Memorial School for Girls...

April 4th, 2016|News|

Judy Wehrmeister Library Fund for JAMS

Judy Wehrmeister Library Fund for JAMS in honor of Judy Wehrmeister’s 41 years of librarianship, including 29 years as a school librarian. Donations to the Wehrmeister Library Fund will benefit the school library at Jane Adeny Memorial School for Girls (JAMS), helping to buy books, bookshelves, and other supplies...

March 21st, 2016|News|

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|

They’ve Done Us Proud! The JAMS Class of 2015

The Jane Adeny Memorial School for Girls (JAMS) Class of 2015 has made us proud and confident in what we do. Their performance in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) National Exams was outstanding...

March 11th, 2016|News|

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|

Give JAMS Gifts for the Holidays

Delight three people for the price of one this holiday season. Make a donation to Jane Adeny Memorial School in honor of a loved one, and you have solved your gift-giving dilemma, helped educate a student at JAMS, and...

November 28th, 2015|News|

Graduation 2015

In August, 20 students in the Jane Adeny Memorial School Class of 2015 were honored in a graduation ceremony. Kim Ochieng, a member of the Board of Directors of Friends of JAMS, was able to attend and she gave us this report...

October 13th, 2015|News|