What the Junior League of Seattle Means to Me

By Shanna Lisberg  When I lived in Washington DC, sometimes I would walk into Georgetown and I would always see this beautiful 3-story brick building. There was a plaque on the building that read “Junior League of Washington” and it always intrigued me. I didn’t know what the Junior League was but, after some research, […]

Creating Impact through Affordable Housing

By: Jobie Colton-Gores On September 20, 2014, the Junior League of Seattle partnered with Habitat for Humanity to work on the Habitat for Humanity La Fortuna site in the Renton Benson Heights neighborhood. The property of the build site was once vacant land within an area of residential homes built from approximately 1960 to 1970. […]

Tips to Keep Kids Safe and Healthy This Summer

By Shanna Lisberg Children’s health and wellness has always been a key issue for the Junior League. Programs such as Kids in the Kitchen seek to help reverse childhood obesity and its associated health issues. While living a healthy life involves healthy eating and staying physically fit, a healthy lifestyle should also involve being safe […]

January Happenings in the Junior League

by Shanna Lisberg There are 293 chapters of the Junior League throughout Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, and the United States whose mission is to promote volunteerism and develop the potential of women. We all know how the Junior League of Seattle promotes the mission statement, but what about the rest of the League? Here’s […]

Rebuilding Together Day 2013

On Saturday, April 27th the Junior League of Seattle participated in Rebuilding Together! Over 85 Junior League of Seattle Members, family and friends volunteered to help repair the home of a man in the Rainier View neighborhood. In just one day we were able to: remove an old, unusable deck and build a new safe, […]

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 award […]

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), the […]

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 askus@jrleagueseattle.org to […]

Impact Day 2012 – Wellspring Baby Boutique Service Shift Recap

Bright and early on Impact Day, March 24, 2012, fourteen Junior League of Seattle ladies arrived at the Wellspring Family Services Baby Boutique on Rainier Avenue for a tour of Wellspring and to help sort clothes in their Baby Boutique. The Baby Boutique is a “free store” for homeless families with children. It supports families that are […]

Henry Art Gallery Lecture

Written by Anbrit Long, NW Art Chair: The Junior League of Seattle and Henry Art Gallery partnered in March to offer an exciting lecture and training session that focused on the rich history of Northwest Art and artists.  The evening featured presentations by Northwest Art expert and gallery owner John Braseth, and Henry Art Gallery […]