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”

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”

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 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”

Life Skills For Women Collaboration Luncheon Celebrates, Looks Forward

WRITER: Gretchen Griffith On January 25th, the Project Development committee hosted a Collaboration Luncheon for three of the League’s newest community partners: YWCA Young Parent Program, New Beginnings, and Mary’s Place. Junior League Director Jeanette James led a lively discussion among key League members and partner representatives about their collaborative efforts to provide adult womenContinue reading “Life Skills For Women Collaboration Luncheon Celebrates, Looks Forward”

Voting Results Are In

Thank you to all the Active members who voted as part of the General Membership Meeting. Your participation is essential to governance and growth of the League. Three important motions were up for vote including: (1) a revised organizational structure within the Management Council, (2) sunsetting the LIfeBooks Committee and (3) and an increase toContinue reading “Voting Results Are In”

JANUARY GENERAL MEETING – RESCHEDULED FOR FEBRUARY 6th

This General Meeting is a mandatory voting meeting for all Active members. If you are unable to attend the meeting please contact Courtney at the JLS office, askus@jrleagueseattle.org , to receive an electronic ballot. Electronic ballots are due by noon on Friday, February 3rd. The fine for not attending this mandatory voting meeting, or obtaining yourContinue reading “JANUARY GENERAL MEETING – RESCHEDULED FOR FEBRUARY 6th”

January 2012 General Meeting

January 2012 General Meeting The Triple Door 216 Union Street, Seattle, WA 98101 January 17, 2012 Social Hour: 6:00 – 7:00 pm Meeting Time: 7:00 – 8:30 pm Leadership is putting forward several motions at our mandatory January Voting meeting at the Triple Door, January 17, 2012. If you are unable to attend this meeting,Continue reading “January 2012 General Meeting”

JLS Townhalls

Details: All members are welcome to stop by for an informal conversation with our Leadership to discuss the motions proposed for the January Voting Meeting. These motions include the proposed membership dues increase, the proposal to restructure our organizational structure, and the proposal to sun-set the LifeBooks committee. If you have questions or comments aboutContinue reading “JLS Townhalls”