Investing in Our Members to Meet Our Community’s Needs

A core tenet of the Junior League of Seattle’s mission focuses on developing the potential of women and, in turn, improving the community through leadership of trained volunteers. In support of this mission, JLS sends members each year to AJLI’s Organizational Development Institutes (ODIs). ODIs are AJLI leadership development meetings that provide Junior League membersContinue reading “Investing in Our Members to Meet Our Community’s Needs”

Service Shift Recap: Lowell Elementary

The JLS Done-in-a-Day committee started the League year with a service shift with one of our many community partners, Lowell Elementary. Our members helped some Lowell teachers start the school year on the right foot by refreshing the look of four classrooms. In preparation for the service shift, members worked with four teachers to createContinue reading “Service Shift Recap: Lowell Elementary”

Junior League of Seattle Partners with Rebuilding Together Seattle

Every year, the Junior League of Seattle’s first-year members (Provisionals) embark on a project designed to provide an introduction to the organization and provide valuable training for their future as Junior League leaders. This year, we’re excited to partner with Rebuilding Together Seattle (RTS), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that ensures housing stability for low-income homeownersContinue reading “Junior League of Seattle Partners with Rebuilding Together Seattle”

The History of the Junior League of Seattle

Whether you’re a Provisional or have been a long-time member of the Junior League of Seattle (JLS), a little refresher course in the history of JLS is always a good idea. As a wrap-up to Women’s History Month, let us celebrate the progressive, motivated and dedicated collection of trained female volunteers that founded, and todayContinue reading “The History of the Junior League of Seattle”

**Press Release*** Junior League of Seattle Honors Maureen Benoliel with Dorothy Stimson Bullitt Community Service Award SEATTLE – (March 19, 2019) – The Junior League of Seattle (JLS) is pleased to announce that Maureen Benoliel has been selected as the 2019 recipient of its prestigious Dorothy Stimson Bullitt Community Service Award. This award recognizes aContinue reading

Report from the AJLI Winter Leadership Conference

Dear Junior League of Seattle membership, We were honored to represent the Junior League of Seattle (JLS) at the annual AJLI Winter Leadership Conference, held this year in New Orleans, Louisiana. One of many conferences and training opportunities presented by AJLI throughout the year, the Winter Leadership Conference takes place every January. It is heldContinue reading “Report from the AJLI Winter Leadership Conference”

Service Shift Spotlight: Food Lifeline

On Tuesday, October 30th, eight JLS members went to Food Lifeline for a service shift to sort and separate produce for local food banks. Members went through fifteen 600-lb crates of squash and grapefruit to compost bad pieces and separate into smaller, 30-lb boxes for shipment out to various food banks in the community. OurContinue reading “Service Shift Spotlight: Food Lifeline”

Just in Time for Fall: Harvest Bisque Recipe

Not sure what to bring to your next potluck? Look no further! Today’s featured recipe from the JLS “Simply Classic” cookbook is just what you need to get ready for fall.  Harvest Bisque (serves six) Ingredients: 1 pound butternut squash 5 cups chicken stock 4 tablespoons butter 4 tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon curry powder ¾Continue reading “Just in Time for Fall: Harvest Bisque Recipe”

October Happenings

Happy Fall, JLS Members! We have a several exciting, seasonal events and meetings happening this October! The week of the October 15th we have our community partner meetings. This is a great opportunity to hear from experts and learn about the inspiring ways our partners positively impact our community, and how we can help. WantContinue reading “October Happenings”