Impact Day 2014: Northwest Harvest Service Shift Recap

by Shanna Lisberg On Saturday, April 5, seven Junior League of Seattle volunteers gathered at Northwest Harvest’s main warehouse in Kent, Wash. to help sort and re-package bulk food for distribution to food banks throughout the state. Northwest Harvest is a nonprofit food bank distributor that has been fighting hunger since 1967. Northwest Harvest hasContinue reading “Impact Day 2014: Northwest Harvest Service Shift Recap”

New Timeline Chronicles 90 Years of JLS History

by Christina Trabant How do you pack 90 years worth of Junior League of Seattle history into a timeline?  How do you illustrate the changes our League has experienced during those 90 years?  How do you digitally save the information while also creating a physical and movable representation that League members can view and enjoy? Continue reading “New Timeline Chronicles 90 Years of JLS History”

Junior League Takes the Capitol

by Olivia Burley On Monday, February 17 – aptly Presidents’ Day, the Junior League of Seattle hosted Capitol Day at the State Capitol in Olympia. Joined by members of the Junior League chapters in Olympia, Tacoma, and Yakima, the event focused on providing an overview of the state legislative process, meeting key players, and learningContinue reading “Junior League Takes the Capitol”

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”

New Office Staff – Laura Burke!

We are excited to welcome Laura Burke as the new JLS Office Coordinator! Laura brings with her a wealth of knowledge from previous marketing and account management roles. She is the mother of two young children and brings with her a tremendous passion for the non-profit world. The new Junior League of Seattle office hoursContinue reading “New Office Staff – Laura Burke!”

April General Meeting & Placement Fair

Our final voting meeting of the Junior League year is upon us! April General Meeting & Placement Fair April 17, 2012 MOHAI 6:30 – 9:00 pm Voting Meeting Please note that the meeting will begin promptly at 6:30pm, so please arrive early and find your seats by 6:25pm, so we can start immediately. The socialContinue reading “April General Meeting & Placement Fair”

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”

Marlo Thomas: Women’s History Month: Closing the Ambition Gap

Marlo Thomas: Women’s History Month: Closing the Ambition Gap. “Whatever happened to the women’s movement? Where are the feminist freedom fighters today?” Cultivate the strong women within yourself, foster it in those around you, and in those who look to you as a role model.