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)”

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,Continue reading “What the Junior League of Seattle Means to Me”

An Evening of Art and Conversation: Three Perspectives

Last month, a few dozen Junior League of Seattle members, along with several guests, congregated at the Woodside / Braseth Gallery for an evening of art and conversation focused on northwest art and artists.  John Braseth, the owner, warmly welcomed visitors and led a tour of the beautiful space.   Jessica, Meredith and Katharine, JLS members,Continue reading “An Evening of Art and Conversation: Three Perspectives”

From Place to Place

by Shanna Lisberg The Advocacy Committee hosted a screening of the documentary “From Place to Place” followed by a panel discussion on March 18th. Every year, 30,000 youths age out of foster care, having spent an average of 5 years in the system. “From Place to Place” follows 3 of these teens – Micah, Mandy,Continue reading “From Place to Place”

“FROM PLACE TO PLACE” SCREENING AND TRAINING

The Advocacy Committee will host a screening of the documentary “From Place to Place” followed by a panel discussion on March 18th at Hotel 1000. The film “tells the story of the invisible children who grow up in America’s foster care system”.  Children in Foster Care has been an advocacy focus for the League. UnderstandContinue reading ““FROM PLACE TO PLACE” SCREENING AND TRAINING”

Day-Long Training Focuses on Advocacy, Fundraising

By Shanna Lisberg Close to 100 first-year members of The Junior League descended upon the Mercer Island Presbyterian Church on Saturday, Jan. 25, for an all-day training. The day started out early and, as members gathered to check in, more than one lady arrived bearing a large cup of coffee. By 9 a.m. the trainingContinue reading “Day-Long Training Focuses on Advocacy, Fundraising”

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”

Leadership Training – June 2nd – Mandatory

JLS Leadership Training Saturday, June 2nd, 2012 from 8am – 2:30pm Amazon Van Vorst Building, South Lake Union Click here to RSVP – Please RSVP via the website so we can plan your lunch preference, breakout sessions, seating and costs appropriately. Leadership Training is mandatory for all incoming members of leadership for 2012 – 2013.Continue reading “Leadership Training – June 2nd – Mandatory”

Training – All Training info – JLS, AJLI, and online.

LAST TWO TRAININGS OF THE 2011 – 2012 JLS YEAR Don’t forget your two training requirements! Light food and drinks are provided and you are sure to learn something new with the fantastic speakers we have lined up! Please RSVP if you can attend one of these great sessions. April 30th – Women in FinanceContinue reading “Training – All Training info – JLS, AJLI, and online.”