Saturday, June 29, 2013

Yankee Doodle Parade

Please join the ladies of Junior Auxiliary of McMinnville for their annual Yankee Doodle Children’s Parade on July 4th at 10:30 am at City Hall of McMinnville. The Children's Parade is a part of the City of McMinnville's Independence Day Celebration.

For children 0 - 5th grade.


Preregistration from 9-10
 Entries should be patriotic or community pride theme
Floats can include any riding toy (non motorized)

This year features parade judges & participants
The Mayor (Jimmy Haley)
Vice Mayor (Ben Newman)
Municipal judge of Morrison (John Partin)
Also this year JA will be sponsoring children from Hamilton Street Activity Center to assist decorating floats for the parade.
JA will be handing out pop ice and ice water to stay cool
Awards will be presented to each age group following the parade

Entries can be handed in: at the parade location until 10am on July 4th.

Contact Chair-Margaret Sutton or Co-chair-Becky Partin with questions about the event.


Sunday, November 25, 2012

Remember Junior Auxiliary's 27th Annual Christmas in the Park is less than 2 weeks away!  Kids, get your Christmas list ready for Santa, check it twice, then head to downtown McMinnville for a fun night with your whole family!

Saturday, November 17, 2012

Coats for the Community

Another great year for our annual coat giveaway.  We combine our Book Drive with the coat giveaway so not only do the children get free winter wear, they receive free books to take home and read.  Due to popular demand, we will continue the Coats for the Community with the Book Drive at Christmas in the Park December 4th, 2012

Christmas Luminaries

Christmas Luminaries still on sale for $10 each.  The name of your loved one in honor or in memory of is printed on the bag.  The bag is displayed downtown, luminary lit and names read during opening ceremony of Christmas in the Park, December 4th, 2012.  Contact Amy Myers, Chair or any other JA member to purchase luminaries.

27th Annual Christmas in the Park

Junior Auxiliary of McMinnville, TN invites everyone to our 27th Annual Christmas in the Park in Downtown McMinnville Tuesday, December 4th, 2012 from 6pm -8pm.  Free to the public, so bundle up and enjoy a fun-filled night with your family.  Many downtown businesses participating, free hot chocolate, coffee, popcorn and other treats.  Don't forget to visit the JA cider house for free hot apple cider and cookies.  There will be children's activities at various businesses as well as bounce house and slide, a visit from Santa and Mrs. Claus.  Children can call the North Pole and talk to Santa's elves and we will be giving away coats, hats, scarves and gloves.  We will also display Christmas luminaries that have been sold and the names will be read in honor or in memory of a loved one at the opening ceremony!  We look forward to seeing you there!!

Sunday, September 23, 2012

JA members are currently selling NAJA cookbooks titled "Silver Spoons, Blueberry Afternoons".  A Crowning Collection of Recipes and Memories from the National Association of Junior Auxiliaries, Inc.  It is 8x11 hardback and has 192 pages with 205 recipes.  These cookbooks would make wonderful gifts for anyone.  "Silver Spoons, Blueberry Afternoons" is only available through Junior Auxiliary Chapters or NAJA.  The price for these cookbooks are $15 each.  The Members will also be selling these at Autumn Street Fair Booth and Christmas in the Park or you may contact any JA member to purchase your copy today. 

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Upcoming Events...........
  •  Pencil Pals (School Supplies for children in need)
  • JA is volunteering to serve at the Child Advocacy Gala on Sept 27th
  • Autumn Street Fair (Fall Photo's) - October 6th
  • Coats for the Community - October 27 - 10am -1pm at the 3 Star Mall
  • Christmas in the Park - December 4, 2012
Just a few of the community events that JA is proud to be a part of.