December GM Recap

On December 15, Junior League of Seattle hosted its December General Meeting at Nordstrom in downtown Seattle. Members sipped champagne and posed for photos with Santa to celebrate the holidays together and take care of some year-end League business. The meeting featured the announcement of JLS’s future leadership: the President-Elect Nominee and the Executive ViceContinue reading “December GM Recap”

Celebrate with us at Eve of the Eve!

On December 30, 2019, the Junior League of Seattle is hosting Eve of the Eve, our annual fundraiser, at Fremont Foundry Events. This is a chance for our members and the broader community to celebrate the League and raise funds to support our training programs and volunteer projects. This cocktail party will feature live entertainment,Continue reading “Celebrate with us at Eve of the Eve!”

Training Recap: Ballots and Bubbles

JLS encourages its members in civic engagement of all kinds—including voting. This past November, JLS hosted its second annual Ballots and Bubbles event, a training to learn more about the November 5 election. As a non-partisan organization, rather than encouraging members to vote a certain way, JLS promotes voting as a key element of civicContinue reading “Training Recap: Ballots and Bubbles”

Investing in Our Members to Meet Our Community’s Needs

A core tenet of the Junior League of Seattle’s mission focuses on developing the potential of women and, in turn, improving the community through leadership of trained volunteers. In support of this mission, JLS sends members each year to AJLI’s Organizational Development Institutes (ODIs). ODIs are AJLI leadership development meetings that provide Junior League membersContinue reading “Investing in Our Members to Meet Our Community’s Needs”

Service Shift Recap: Lowell Elementary

The JLS Done-in-a-Day committee started the League year with a service shift with one of our many community partners, Lowell Elementary. Our members helped some Lowell teachers start the school year on the right foot by refreshing the look of four classrooms. In preparation for the service shift, members worked with four teachers to createContinue reading “Service Shift Recap: Lowell Elementary”

Junior League of Seattle Partners with Rebuilding Together Seattle

Every year, the Junior League of Seattle’s first-year members (Provisionals) embark on a project designed to provide an introduction to the organization and provide valuable training for their future as Junior League leaders. This year, we’re excited to partner with Rebuilding Together Seattle (RTS), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that ensures housing stability for low-income homeownersContinue reading “Junior League of Seattle Partners with Rebuilding Together Seattle”

The History of the Junior League of Seattle

Whether you’re a Provisional or have been a long-time member of the Junior League of Seattle (JLS), a little refresher course in the history of JLS is always a good idea. As a wrap-up to Women’s History Month, let us celebrate the progressive, motivated and dedicated collection of trained female volunteers that founded, and todayContinue reading “The History of the Junior League of Seattle”

**Press Release*** Junior League of Seattle Honors Maureen Benoliel with Dorothy Stimson Bullitt Community Service Award SEATTLE – (March 19, 2019) – The Junior League of Seattle (JLS) is pleased to announce that Maureen Benoliel has been selected as the 2019 recipient of its prestigious Dorothy Stimson Bullitt Community Service Award. This award recognizes aContinue reading

Report from the AJLI Winter Leadership Conference

Dear Junior League of Seattle membership, We were honored to represent the Junior League of Seattle (JLS) at the annual AJLI Winter Leadership Conference, held this year in New Orleans, Louisiana. One of many conferences and training opportunities presented by AJLI throughout the year, the Winter Leadership Conference takes place every January. It is heldContinue reading “Report from the AJLI Winter Leadership Conference”