Susie Paxton Block Distinguised Public Service Award
Junior Service League honors one of its former members, Susie Paxton Block, who also served on the Independence City Council by granting the Susie Paxton Block Distinguished Public Service Award to public service employees, volunteers and elected officials who demonstrate excellence in service.
Mary Mildred DeWitt Girl Scout Patch for Service
Mrs. DeWitt, who was a charter member of Junior Service League, made her life’s work preserving our community and helping the people who live there. Even after she died in 1983, Mrs. DeWitt left a legacy to the community she loved, including giving the Vaile Mansion to the city so it would be preserved for future generations. Junior Service League honors this amazing woman for what she gave to JSL and the entire community.
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