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Cindy Honickman Wins 2014 Junior Chamber International Award

Durham, NC - The Junior Chamber International USA (JCI-USA) has named Cindy Honickman, WAKA Kickball & Social Sports Durham and Chapel Hill Franchise Owner, the National Armbruster Award Winner. The Armbruster Award celebrates the distinguished achievements of JCI members who combine leadership with a passion for giving back to the community.

Cindy Honickman joined the Raleigh Jaycees chapter in 2011. During this time, she has contributed significantly to the local community by serving on the local board of directors for two terms, volunteering to serve more than 20 local charity organizations, coordinating numerous leadership development trainings. In addition, Honickman has raised more than $6,000 for the Hugh O’Brien Youth Leadership Seminar and organized the local Chapel Hill-Carrboro Holiday Parade. She has also encouraged players in her WAKA Kickball & Social Sports franchise to get involved in the community through fundraisers, volunteer days, and collection drives.

“I am extremely honored to receive this prestigious award,” said Honickman. “I attribute much of my success as a business owner of a WAKA Kickball & Social Sports franchise to the leadership experience, personal development training, and mentorship I’ve received in the Junior Chamber International organization. I would not be the person I am today without the support and guidance of my fellow Jaycees in North Carolina.”


About WAKA Kickball & Social Sports

WAKA Kickball & Social Sports is a social-athletic club whose mission is to deliver the best fun and life-changing happiness. WAKA’s spirit is a core belief in having fun – that life should be fun and people should be happy.

WAKA created the adult co-ed kickball craze in 1998 and operates hundreds of official World Kickball Association kickball leagues in over 30 states throughout the country as well as the annual World Kickball Championship in Las Vegas.

WAKA has been named one of Inc. Magazine’s fastest growing private companies for the past three years and is proud to be the nation’s premier kickball organization. WAKA Foam Dodgeball and WAKA Events are a part of the 2014 expansion of the WAKA Kickball & Social Sports brand. Players can expect the fun, social atmosphere and camaraderie that WAKA creates during each WAKA league and event.


Upcoming WAKA Kickball & Social Sports Leagues for Durham & Chapel Hill:

Durham Field Day- July 26- http://www.kickball.com/ncheat

Durham Bowling League- Aug 20- http://www.kickball.com/ncbowling

Chapel Hill Fall Kickball- Sept 4- http://www.kickball.com/ncvictory

Durham Falll Kickball- Sept 7- http://www.kickball.com/nclightning