Alex Markel

Our Historic Hometown’ theme of Jr. OB Parade

Our Historic Hometown' theme of Jr. OB Parade

The Junior Orange Bowl recently celebrated the unveiling of the organization’s 67th Parade theme at the Courtyard Marriott in Coral Gables with members, friends and guests. Junior Orange Bowl Parade chair Sam Burritt, president Kathleen Slesnick Kauffman, and the Junior Orange Bowl Royal Court revealed the theme for the annual ...

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Junior Orange Bowl installs 2015-16 president, board

Junior Orange Bowl installs 2015-16 president, board

Kathleen Slesnick Kauffman was inducted as the 45th Junior Orange Bowl president during the organization’s recent inaugural Denim & Diamonds gala. The gala hosted local business, community, and philanthropic leaders and included a ceremony to induct the president and board of directors for the 2015-16 festival year. The 2015-16 board ...

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Community celebrates first annual Jr. Orange Bowl Gala

Pictured (l-r) are Junior Orange Bowl presidents, past and present, Robert Berman, Jeannett Slesnick, William Kerdyk Jr.,
Barbara Waters, Rex Russo, Don Slesnick III, Peter Tolmach and Kathleen Kauffman.

A new tradition has been added to the storied history of the Junior Orange Bowl as community, business, and philanthropic leaders recently celebrated the organization’s first annual Gala at the Westin Colonnade in Coral Gables. The evening included a silent auction as well as a program to recognize honorees for ...

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Community celebrates first annual Jr. Orange Bowl Gala

Pictured (l-r) are Junior Orange Bowl presidents, past and present, Robert Berman, Jeannett Slesnick, William Kerdyk Jr.,
Barbara Waters, Rex Russo, Don Slesnick III, Peter Tolmach and Kathleen Kauffman.

A new tradition has been added to the storied history of the Junior Orange Bowl as community, business, and philanthropic leaders recently celebrated the organization’s first annual Gala at the Westin Colonnade in Coral Gables. The evening included a silent auction as well as a program to recognize honorees for ...

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Winners honored in Jr. OB Creative Writing Contest

Winners honored in Jr. OB Creative Writing Contest

The winners of the 27th annual Junior Orange Bowl Creative Writing Contest were honored at an awards ceremony at Books & Books in Coral Gables on Jan. 17. Rebecca Ringler from RASG Hebrew Academy captured the first place prize, while Shani McCarley from RASG Hebrew Academy took second place and ...

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32nd Annual Sports Ability Games

Southridge Spartans Baseball

The Junior Orange Bowl recently hosted 350 youth from South Florida and 100 volunteers in the 32nd annual Sports Ability Games. The Sports Ability Games is a three-day series of events for physically challenged youths that include sailing at Shake-A-Leg Miami, swimming at Ransom Everglades School, and track and field ...

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Junior Orange Bowl kicks off its 66th festival season

Junior orange bowl

It is time once again to celebrate the Junior Orange Bowl Festival. The Junior Orange Bowl recently celebrated the kickoff of the annual festival, a 66-year South Florida tradition of athletic, academic, and cultural events that offer competitive and fun opportunities for the youth of the world. The newly crowned ...

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