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Resale Shop In The News:
Resale Shop features special pricing, hours for White
Linen Night - The Leadernews.com
July 28, 2011 In celebration of the Houston Junior
Forum's 65th anniversary year, the HJF Resale Shop in
the Heights will host a variety of events during the coming
The Resale Shop will begin its
special events by participating in the White Linen Night
festivities Saturday, August 6, and will observe special
hours on that day... Proceeds from the shop continue to
support charitable projects of the Houston Junior Forum,
including its College Scholarship Program
The Houston Junior Forum has
enjoyed being a part of the Heights community since 1977
when it opened its Resale Shop on Heights Boulevard. The
Forum is proud to own one of the Heights' historical buildings
as its present location at 1815 Rutland was the first
drive-through post office building in the area.
The Resale Shop's normal business
hours are 9:30 am to 2:30 pm Monday through Saturday.
Donations and consignments are welcome.
gem' helps pay for projects
Shop part of 65 years of Junior Forum programs
By NICHOLAS COLE CHRONICLE CORRESPONDENT
June 20, 2011, 2:13PM
When Stephen Quezada arrived
on the University of Houston's campus seven years ago,
paying for books and other expenses not covered by financial
aid wasn't a problem for him, thanks to the Houston Junior
The Houston Junior Forum, which
awards college scholarships to high school seniors who
have attended the Community House Preschool, is celebrating
65 years of service to the children, youths and senior
adults of Houston.
"The scholarship has been
a big help," said Quezada, a University of Houston
Junior Forum spotlighted on Great Day Houston,May
Several past presidents of HJF appeared on Great
Day Houston on May 5, 2011 to help celebrate Cinco
skirt is an honored tradition dating back to 1949.
Each president is presented with a skirt that is
elaborately decorated by many members. Details are
covered by sequins and beads, requiring hours of
detailed work. The design is usually conceived as
original art, in a theme favored by the president.
The early skirts were made for the president to
wear for our fundraising "fiestas" and continue
today to be worn to our fundraisers and for special
occasions. The skirt tradition embodies the close
friendship and support members have for each other.
- Houston Junior Forum Recognized
Paula Robinson, first lady of the
2011 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and member of
the Houston Junior Forum (HJF), arranged to have the
65th anniversary of HJF recognized during the grand-entry
parade for the March 15 rodeo with musical guest KISS.
Pictured after the parade on the grounds of Reliant
Stadium are (from left) Jerre Williams, Janet Juban,
Paula Robinson, Peggy Swoboda and Paula Howeth. Paula’s
husband, HLS&R Chairman Butch Robinson, joined the
women in applauding HJF’s support of services
for children, youth and senior adults. http://memorialbuzz.com/2011/05/buzz-about-town-may-2011-memorial/
The Houston Junior Forum is a 501(c)3
nonprofit organization and does not receive any governmental
United Way funding.
HJF gratefully acknowledges the financial support of individuals
and the many local foundations and corporations whose generosity
enables HJF members to serve so many in the Houston community.
Continued support will enable HJF to
help secure the future of HJF projects and those served in the
community through them.