Service Shift Opportunities

Energy: Seattle SCORES Spring Jamboree Approximately 160 elementary school students from under-served communities will be participating in a soccer tournament at the Seattle SCORES Spring Jamboree event at Starfire Sports in Tukwila. Seattle SCORES is part of a national organization with a mission to “inspire youth to lead healthy lifestyles, be engaged students and becomeContinue reading “Service Shift Opportunities”

Upcoming Events – Kentucky Derby Party and Touch-A-Truck!

The Junior League of Seattle invites you to don your best derby attire and come out for a day at the races on May 5, 2012, for our 7th Annual Kentucky Derby Party! May 5, 2012 10:30am – 4pm Emerald Downs Ticket: $65 Start the day at re:public including complementary brunch, drink specials, live entertainmentContinue reading “Upcoming Events – Kentucky Derby Party and Touch-A-Truck!”

Lasagna Cacciatore – Great Potluck Recipe

The easiest way to host a large group of people for dinner is by having a potluck. Making one recipe, while getting to eat several dishes, is a win-win situation. If you’re lucky, you will probably even have leftovers, and if you keep some containers on hand so you can send your friends home withContinue reading “Lasagna Cacciatore – Great Potluck Recipe”

Training – All Training info – JLS, AJLI, and online.

LAST TWO TRAININGS OF THE 2011 – 2012 JLS YEAR Don’t forget your two training requirements! Light food and drinks are provided and you are sure to learn something new with the fantastic speakers we have lined up! Please RSVP if you can attend one of these great sessions. April 30th – Women in FinanceContinue reading “Training – All Training info – JLS, AJLI, and online.”

The Styles to Shine Closet – TWCA Girls First Program

One of the initiatives by the Junior League (DIAD) Committee is working on this month is the launch of The Styles To Shine Closet, part of the YWCA Girls First Program, which is geared towards girls aged 14-16. This program gives them job skills and helps them prepare for the job force by helping themContinue reading “The Styles to Shine Closet – TWCA Girls First Program”

April General Meeting & Placement Fair

April 17, 2012 Starts promptly at 6:30pm, so please arrive early. Placement Fair starts at 7:30 pm. Social time will be held concurrently with the Placement Fair. MOHAI Mandatory Voting Meeting As always, voting is mandatory, so if you are unable to attend the meeting, please reach out to the JLS office at toContinue reading “April General Meeting & Placement Fair”

The Governor’s Mansion Foundation

In the early 1970’s The Washington State Governor’s Mansion was in such poor condition that some suggested it should be torn down and replaced with an office building.  Instead, in 1971, First Lady Nancy Evans decided the mansion needed a plan and restoration.  In 1972 Mrs. Evans asked Seattle League member, Mrs. Joseph E. Gandy,Continue reading “The Governor’s Mansion Foundation”

Modified Greek Quinoa Salad

The Junior League of Seattle is not the only League that produces excellent cookbooks. In fact, cookbooks are a major source of revenue for Junior Leagues throughout the country. Peace Meals, by the Junior League of Houston, is another popular cookbook. Peace Meals was released in September 2008 and is the Junior League of Houston’s fourth cookbook;Continue reading “Modified Greek Quinoa Salad”

Touch-A-Truck 2012 – Coming June 3rd!

DATE: June 3rd, 2012 TIME: 10:00 am-1:00 pm The Junior League of Seattle presents Touch-A-Truck an event offering children a hands-on opportunity to explore heavy machinery and meet the people who build, protect and serve the Greater Seattle community. Vehicles on display may include construction trucks, utility vehicles, emergency responders, tractor-trailers, buses, and semi trucks.Continue reading “Touch-A-Truck 2012 – Coming June 3rd!”