Janice Pahl Kern '71 to Receive 2006 Spirit of Volunteerism Award

Janice Pahl Kern '71 to Receive 2006 Spirit of Volunteerism Award

April 27, 2006

Janice Pahl Kern.jpgApril 27, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - "The Junior League of Los Angeles (JLLA) has selected 31-year Palisades resident Janice Pahl Kern as the recipient of the 2006 Spirit of Volunteerism Award for her dedication to Los Angeles charities and community organizations," reports the Palisadian-Post of Pacific Palisades, California. At Saturday night's Legacy Ball, Kern, a 1971 graduate of DePauw University, "will be honored with former Los Angeles Mayor Richard Riordan and his wife, Nancy Daly Riordan, who are the recipients of the 2006 Lifetime Community Achievement Award."

The article notes that Kern served as president of the Junior League from 1990-91, and "was an exceptional leader during her active years in the League, embracing JLLA's mission to promote volunteerism and improve the community through trained volunteers." She also served seven years as vice president of Incubator Services for Community Partners, founded the Family Foundation Information Exchange, was a founding board member of the Los Angeles Roundtable for Children and has also been a board member and president of Los Angeles Trust for Children's Health, St. Paul the Apostle School and the Performing Tree. The Palisadian-Post adds, "Finally, she has also served as an alumni board member of her alma mater, DePauw University."

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