President-Elect Log Q1 (June – August 2016)

President-Elect Log Q1 (June – August 2016) Many of you have seen Candice’s President’s Log in the weekly e-blast about what she’s focused on for that week or something interesting that is happening in the League. I have decided on a more modest goal, a quarterly blog post about the role of President-Elect. I hopeContinue reading “President-Elect Log Q1 (June – August 2016)”

Being a Provisional

Guest Blogger & 2015-2016 Provisional: Sarah Ledbetter Women join Junior League for many reasons – networking, training, and leadership, to name just a few.  For me, one of the main drivers was the opportunity to give back to the community.  As part of the Junior League of Seattle (JLS), where part of the mission is to promoteContinue reading “Being a Provisional”

Ten with a Provisional Member

The Junior League of Seattle is an organization of nearly 1,300 women who are committed to promoting voluntarism and to improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Membership in the Junior League of Seattle is divided into 3 levels of membership status: Provisional, Active and Sustainer. Provisional status is reserved forContinue reading “Ten with a Provisional Member”

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.Continue reading “Creating Impact through Affordable Housing”

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”

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”

Mother’s Day Baskets – Call for Donations

The Mother’s Day Baskets Provisional project team is seeking donations of small toiletries to include in baskets for women in local shelters this Mother’s Day. Please drop off items to the bin at the Junior League of Seattle Office between February 14th and April 27th. We request the following sample-sized items: Shampoo & conditioner LotionContinue reading “Mother’s Day Baskets – Call for Donations”

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”

Congratulations to the Georgia O’Keefe Provisional Group!

Their winning package for the Junior League of Seattle Premier Event, “A Vintage Affair,” is the “The College Prep Experience”: Make college preparation for your child a more enjoyable experience for both you and your child! First, an enrollment to a Kaplan preparatory SAT or ACT class will put your high schooler in excellent handsContinue reading “Congratulations to the Georgia O’Keefe Provisional Group!”