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Karen Circle

Karen Circle LuncheonIn 2005, a group of women came together for lunch and formed the Karen Circle. The Karen Circle was named after Dr. Karen Gilhooly who was a mother, physician, and involved parent at The Children’s House. Each member of the Karen Circle makes a $1,000 gift to The Children’s House. When these gifts are combined, the result has a truly transformational impact on our school.

In November 2022, Karen Circle members gathered via Zoom and awarded $28,000  to the following project proposals: 

  • Gaga Ball Pit
  • Community Room Table and Chairs
  • Professional Development
  • Stage Lighting
  • Zen Garden and Labyrinth Landscaping
  • Shelving for Outdoor Primary Classrooms
  • Junior Great Books Sets
  • Stainless Steel Cookware and Professional Cooktop

The 2023 Karen Circle will meet for the annual luncheon at the Traverse City Golf and Country Club on Thursday, November 9 at Noon. Please let Renee Hintz know if you plan to be a part of the 2023 Karen Circle: renee@traversechildrenshouse.org.