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August 31, 2013

The Adirondack Daily Enterprise has a wonderful article on Keela's recent trip to Jambo Jipya with Lake Placid volunteers.  Go to the Useful Links page to read about it.


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Jambo Jipya is a sister school to the Saranac Lake Central School District.  Currently there are about 300 students attending the school in Mtwapa, Kenya.  SLCSD has committed to connect its students with those of Jambo Jipya, through  fine arts, writing, and fundraising, among other ways.

Please enjoy the pictures on this page and the scrapbook pages, and go to for more about Jambo Jipya. If you have a creative connection idea or any questions, please e-mail Gail Meyer at


From Keela Dates, Executive Director of Reason 2 Smile, Inc.

Just minutes ago we found out that we are a WINNER in the Glamour and Sally Hansen "Best of You" contest!!!!! We are SO PSYCHED to have the opportunity to spread the word about Reason2Smile and the children we serve on the national stage and we are SO GRATEFUL to all of you for voting and believing that we deserved this award!! THANK YOU SO MUCH