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”

Henry Art Gallery Lecture

Written by Anbrit Long, NW Art Chair: The Junior League of Seattle and Henry Art Gallery partnered in March to offer an exciting lecture and training session that focused on the rich history of Northwest Art and artists.  The evening featured presentations by Northwest Art expert and gallery owner John Braseth, and Henry Art GalleryContinue reading “Henry Art Gallery Lecture”

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”

JLS at the Pacific Northwest Ballet – Recap

JLS night at the ballet!  On January 25th a group of Junior League of Seattle Sustainers, Actives and Provisionals went to visit Pacific Northwest Ballet.  The group got an insider peek at the costume shop and saw costumes from Don Quixote and Snow White, a rehearsal and then went out for a happy hour at Toulouse Petit.  Many thanksContinue reading “JLS at the Pacific Northwest Ballet – Recap”

Annual Sustainer Luncheon, February 1, 2012, Seattle Yacht Club

Join your fellow Junior League Sustainers at our Annual Sustainer Luncheon! This year we are excited to feature Dr. Christina Orr-Cahall, CEO and Director of the EMP and JLS Sustaining member as our guest speaker. She will talk about “Museums: Through a Director’s Looking Glass”, exploring the changing dynamics in museums and their role inContinue reading “Annual Sustainer Luncheon, February 1, 2012, Seattle Yacht Club”

History of the Northwest Art Project

HISTORY OF THE NORTHWEST ART PROJECT Dee Dickinson and Tricia Tiano  This is the story of how and why 250,000 children learned to understand and appreciate the visual arts through the Northwest Art Project, the longest lasting project of the Junior League of Seattle. In the late fifties Sputnik went up and the boom cameContinue reading “History of the Northwest Art Project”

Congratulations to President-Elect Nominee, Rebecca Wilson.

During a packed General Meeting at Nordstrom’s flagship store on Sunday, December 4, the Junior League of Seattle’s Nominating Committee was thrilled to announce that Rebecca Wilson is our new President Elect Nominee. Rebecca’s experience spans diverse roles within and outside of the Junior League of Seattle. Outside of the League, she has been activelyContinue reading “Congratulations to President-Elect Nominee, Rebecca Wilson.”

Join AJLI’s webinar with Dee Dickinson on Nov 2, 2011.

Speaker & Topic: Dee Dickinson – How to use your Junior League Experience to Start a Non-Profit Organization Date: Wednesday November 2nd Time: 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM PST To Register: Sign into the AJLI website You will need your AJLI number to sign in. To find your AJLI member number log in theContinue reading “Join AJLI’s webinar with Dee Dickinson on Nov 2, 2011.”

Sustainers: Seattle Design District Tour

SAVE THE DATE: Junior League of Seattle, Seattle Design District Tour DATE: Thursday, October 27th TIME: 9:45 am – 12:45pm LOCATION: Start: Lawrence and Scott, 917 South Nebraska and then to Seattle Design Center, 5701 6th Avenue South (locations are 1/2 mile apart) DETAILS: Put on your walking shoes! Enjoy a tour of the SeattleContinue reading “Sustainers: Seattle Design District Tour”

Women of Influence

The Puget Sound Business Journal has recognized three Junior League of Seattle Sustainers as 2011 “Women of Influence” honorees: Harriett Bullitt, President, Owner and Founder, Sleeping Lady Mountain Resort and Icicle Broadcasting Co. Anne Farrell, President Emeritus, Seattle Foundation & Co-founder, City Club and Washington Women’s Foundation Janet True, Co-owner, Iron Springs Resort & ImmediateContinue reading “Women of Influence”