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Junior League of Youngstown presents 'Kids in the Kitchen'

Tuesday, March 29, 2011


Junior League provisional members are, in the front row, from left to right, Kim Urig, Jessie Kinsley, Jenn Venrose and Karen Guierrieri. In the second row are Beth Drennen, Crystal Siembida Boggs, Mercia L. Stevens and Adrian Anderson. In the third row are Mary Monroe, Mercia M. Stevens, Heather Elder and Marit Aspenleiter. Laura Rumble and Elizabeth Stevens are not pictured.


The Junior League of Youngstown presented “Kids in the Kitchen” to approximately 48 second-graders at Harding Elementary School on Friday morning. The project has been spearheaded by the Junior League’s Provisional Class. Fifteen class members worked on healthy eating, nutrition and exercise. The children participated in six different activities.

Exercising with the Wii game system “Just Dance.”

Creating trail mix from a recipe.

Healthy eating guidelines — presented and sponsored by Humility of Mary Health Partners.

A cooking demonstration — presented and sponsored by Danny Catullo/ Catullo’s Meats.

Making A Cookbook.

Learning Yoga — presented and sponsored by Loretta A. Pflug.

Each student was presented with a keepsake fabric bag and a 20 oz. sports water bottle at the event.

The Junior League of Youngstown also will participate in the following events:

April 9: Done in a Day Opportunity, Second Harvest Food Bank.

April 28: New Candidates Tea, The Youngstown Club.

May 7: The Kentucky Derby Fundraiser. Youngstown Country Club. Tickets and sponsorship opportunities are available.

May 20: Done in a Day Opportunity, Vision for Veterans 5K Race, Columbiana.