Leadership Retreat – Mandatory

ALL INCOMING 2012-2013 JLS LEADERS MANDATORY ATTENDANCE Saturday, June 2nd, 2012 8:30am-2:30pm Amazon Van Vorst Building South Lake Union RSVP online While we are winding down a successful year for the Junior League of Seattle, we are also preparing for the new one! We are holding a mandatory training for all Leaders this coming Saturday,Continue reading “Leadership Retreat – Mandatory”

Letter from Renee

Dear Junior League of Seattle Members, The 2011-12 Board of Directors has watched over an extraordinary year in the Junior League of Seattle.  From voting in a new organizational structure to seeing our newest community projects, Kids in the Kitchen and Lifeskills for Women flourish, to overhauling and improving our communication and social media efforts,Continue reading “Letter from Renee”

Make Your Favorite Recipes healthier – A Substitutions Guide

For many Junior League members, cooking has been a passion for years and hosting dinner parties has been an easy way to stay in touch with friends and to catch up over good food, wine and conversation.  It’s also a great way to relax at the end of a long day and to try fresh local ingredients. So manyContinue reading “Make Your Favorite Recipes healthier – A Substitutions Guide”

Touch-A-Truck 2012

Touch-A-Truck DATE: June 3rd, 2012 TIME: 10:00 am-1:00 pm Magnuson Park -7400 Sandpoint Way NE, located off the 65th street entrance OVERVIEW: 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 onContinue reading “Touch-A-Truck 2012”

Leadership Training – June 2nd – Mandatory

JLS Leadership Training Saturday, June 2nd, 2012 from 8am – 2:30pm Amazon Van Vorst Building, South Lake Union Click here to RSVP – Please RSVP via the website so we can plan your lunch preference, breakout sessions, seating and costs appropriately. Leadership Training is mandatory for all incoming members of leadership for 2012 – 2013.Continue reading “Leadership Training – June 2nd – Mandatory”

May Celebration

Please join us on May 15th to celebrate the Junior League year as we highlight our accomplishments, recognize our Provisional, Active and Sustainer of the year as well as those members celebrating five and ten years of Active status in the League. We are also thrilled to honor and recognize our Dorothy Stimson Bullitt awardContinue reading “May Celebration”

Blast from the Past – Lemon Fluff Pie

The Junior League of Seattle has recently re-released (due to popular demand) our Seattle Classic Cookbook. Originally printed in 1983, this cookbook is fun to peruse and sure to bring back fond memories of classic ‘80s dishes. Of course, no ‘80s cookbook would be complete with Jell-O, or in this case, gelatin. Whether you’re interestedContinue reading “Blast from the Past – Lemon Fluff Pie”

The JLS partners with Seattle Tilth

Done in a Day is a hard working committee that develops inspiring and motivating projects that enable the Junior League of Seattle membership to get directly involved with volunteer opportunities across the Puget Sound area. Seattle Tilth is an organization whose mission is to inspire and educate people to grow food organically, to conserve naturalContinue reading “The JLS partners with Seattle Tilth”

YWCA Easter Baskets

On the evening of April 2nd, a group of Junior League ladies showed up at Allie Okner’s house in Wallingford to create 50 spring baskets for kids living in shelters around the Seattle area. The YWCA, whose homeless shelters are a safe haven to families coming off the street or fleeing domestic violence, sponsored this eventContinue reading “YWCA Easter Baskets”

TEACH AND BE TAUGHT

Written by Alice G. Foreman, NW Art Committee Member: Some might wonder at the title of this blog entry. For those currently serving on the Junior League of Seattle’s NW Art Committee, or JLS members who have served on the Committee and been privileged to go into one of the Seattle Public Schools (SPS), theContinue reading “TEACH AND BE TAUGHT”