Van Wyck Junior High School

Originally Posted on Throughout the 2014-2015 school year, Van Wyck Junior High School’s Student Government, with the help of the Drama Club, has worked to raise money for a local non-profit organization, Julie’s Jungle.  Student Government raised money by holding movie nights, free-throw contests and school dances.  Proceeds went [...]

Natalie Keating, Julie’s Jungle

Originally posted on Hudson Valley Magazine Natalie Keating, Julie’s Jungle One Hopewell teen inspires a community-wide project to help kids with disabilities By Rosemary O. Fernandez   Children playing on a playground is a sight we usually take for granted. Rarely do we pause to think about the kids who—because [...]

Julie’s Jungle In Voting Contest For Tompkins Mahopac Bank Prize

Originally Posted on Julie's Jungle In Voting Contest For Tompkins Mahopac Bank Prize Donna Christopher 11/03/2016 Jerry Klein, President/ CEO of Tompkins Mahopac Bank. Photo Credit: Contributed A social media contest to benefit a local nonprofit needs the public's input. A final/third round of voting will begin Wednesday in [...]

3 Cheers to Julie’s Jungle, helping veterans

Poughkeepsie Journal Editorial Board 8:43 p.m. EST February 1, 2015 CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE To the organizers and supporters of the exceptional effort to open Julie's Jungle at Lime Kiln. A nonprofit group intends to break ground on the handicapped-accessible East Fishkill playground this spring. The organization has been holding fund-raisers, including a [...]