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April 1, 2002


APRIL 10, 2002

Countdown to the Auction!!!

10 DAYS UNTIL THE 11TH ANNUAL SPRING AUCTION!!

5:00pm Silent Auction & Raffle Open

6:30pm  Live Auction Bidding Begins

There will be an intermission during the live auction

Purchase of a ticket buys you all you can drink WINE & TAP BEER, FOOD AND OTHER GOODIES!!

TICKETS WILL BE ON SALE ONE WEEK BEFORE THE AUCTION!!!

Students  $8 advance  $10 door

Non-Students  $10  $12 door

If you are interested in selling tickets prior to the Auction please email KJF President Rebecca Kohn (rkohn@kentlaw.edu)

ALUMNI!!! 

At this time we are having difficulty with putting the donation form online...if you would like to receive a donation form via email please email KJF President Rebecca Kohn.

Thank you and we apologize for the inconvenience... We hope you will join us for this fantastic event!!

 

IMPORTANT MEETING!!!!

Monday 5pm (room TBA)

Tuesday NOON (room TBA)

If you have signed up to be a volunteer or are interested in doing so you do not want to miss this meeting!!! We will be discussing procedures for the Auction and going over volunteer responsibilities as well as handing out tickets to sell.  Hope to see you there.

QUESTIONS!??!?!

contact Auction Chair Sara Groom or KJF President Rebecca Kohn

 

If you are interested in helping out at the Auction please email Rebecca at rkohn@kentlaw.edu to sign up for a committee.  We are also still in need volunteers to visit professors and request donations for the auction.  Let us know if you are interested and we'll let you know what you need to do:)

If you know that you have already signed up to speak with a professor(s) but can't remember which one please email rkohn@kentlaw.edu to find out.

 

  DONATE A PHONE & SAVE LIVES!!!

Join KJF and Public Interest Resource Center (PIRC) in the fight against Domestic Violence! Take part in "Call to Protect" a program to collect used cell phones for Victims of Domestic Violence!! All phones will be erased and reprogrammed with emergency numbers- a help line to the outside world. Even if you have a used cell phone you think is broken you can still donate the phone to the program. If you can, include chargers etc. that came with the phone. All donations are tax deductible. If you have a call phone to donate please email KJF President Rebecca Kohn at rkohn@kentlaw.edu to arrange a time to drop off your donation.

 

Voices for Illinois Children Run/Walk

This organization, a non-partisan childrens advocacy organization, is holding its annual 5k/10k Run/Walk on Saturday April 27, at the lakefront and Randolph St.  

Both Runners and Volunteers are needed to participate on Race Day.  A volunteer kick-off will be held on March 16 at 8:30am at Ann Sathers' (929 W. Belmont).

If you would like to volunteer, contact B. Michael McFarland at 312.516.5562.  To register or get more information on the race, visit www.startearlyrun.com or Call B. Michael.

The Kent Justice Foundation will be forming a Team for this event if enough people are interested. Please email rkohn@kentlaw.edu if you would like to participate as a team in this charity race.

 

*******SPRING FLING*******

On Wednesday April 17. from 6-8pm, the Young Lawyers Section will host an evening of arts and crafts, pizza, and socializing with the women and children of a Wrigleyville home for domestic violence victims.  

Volunteers are needed to assist in all facets of having a good time.  Interested Volunteers should call Charis Runnels at 312.609.7111 or crunnels@vedderprice.com.

If enough people show interest, KJF will attend this event as a volunteer group.  if you are interested in participating in this event please email KJF President Rebecca Kohn (rkohn@kentlaw.edu)

 

GETTING READY FOR SUMMER!!

Applications for the KJF Summer Fellowship Program will be available after the Spring Auction.  Announcements will be posted and an email will be sent out with details for the application process.

If you have any questions about the Summer Fellowship Program please email KJF President Rebecca Kohn.

There will also be elections held for KJF Executive Board Positions at the end of April.  Any positions unopposed will be held by the same people as this year.

MORE FUN STUFF

Public Interest Resource Center (PIRC): Are you looking for an opportunity to get involved in community service? Are you interested in pursuing an internship in various kinds of Public Interest Law but you don't know where to start!! Let PIRC do the work for you. PIRC is in Room 654. You tell us what you are looking for, your interests and your goals and we'll find the opportunity that best fits your needs. Stop by Room 654, check out the PIRC Record Page, call 312.906.5089, or email student Advisor Rebecca Kohn (rkohn@kentlaw.edu)to set up an appointment. Being busy in law school doesn't have to mean that you miss out on the opportunities that interest you most!

KJF is Chicago-Kent's Public Interest Organization...our goal is to raise money for our Summer Fellowship Program so that Law students may pursue an internship in the area of public interest and non-profit organizations. But our mission does not stop there!! KJF has much to participate in from volunteering to charity events and much more. Questions? Have some ideas you'd like to share? Please feel free to email KJF Prez. Rebecca Kohn (rkohn@kentlaw.edu)

Kent Justice Foundation Board 2001-2002

President - Rebecca Kohn

Treasurer - Angie Lee

Secretary - Janine Rosana

Auction Chair - Sara Groom

Volunteer Project Coordinator - Sara Frank

2L Rep - Alison Dieterichs

1L Rep Section A - Jason Menard

1L Rep Section C - Ada Dolph

 

 

 

 

 

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