A woman is like a tea bag - you can’t tell how strong she is until you put...– Eleanor Roosevelt, First Lady, UN Ambassador, Junior League of the City of New York member
You never know what you can do until you have to do it.– Betty Ford, First Lady & Junior League of Grand Rapids member
Why Did You Join The Junior League?
The Junior League of Napa-Sonoma asked the question and here are the responses…“ Tell us why you joined #juniorleague! We’ll RT and share!JrLgNapaSonomaAugust 17, 2011“ @JLAthens I joined #juniorleague because of the leadership opportunities and because I wanted to #volunteer to help children!JrLgNapaSonomaAugust 17, 2011“ @JrLgNapaSonoma We also love that JL is an international...
Tweet this: Tell us why you joined #JuniorLeague! →
The Junior League of Napa-Sonoma sent out that Tweet at a little after 1:30 p.m. PDT on August 17. Within minutes, retweets started coming in from all over The Association. The answers to that…
Do you plan to study ‘voluntarism’ next year? →
Like many community-focused nonprofit organizations, many Junior Leagues around the country offer graduating seniors a chance to apply for a merit-based scholarship. While students typically need…
Junior League of Bryan-College Station Stuff the Bus school supply drive flash mob. Neat and fun.
Why not do something different this Valentine’s... →
Maybe it’s worth taking a minute on Monday to think about the flip side of Valentine’s Day cards, flowers, and pink teddy bears. The flip side is domestic violence. Everyone knows it’s a big…
So how do you make an impact? →
Good question. Like many Leagues, the Junior League of Oakland-East Bay (JLOEB) has wrestled with it for decades. And the answer, at least in the past, has been: Start something that lasts. Take…
So what do people think of when they hear ‘Super... →
Let’s check on Google and see. Search Super Bowl and parties and you get 60.4 million hits. Search Super Bowl and chili and you get 1.16 million hits. Search Super Bowl and prostitution and you get…
So who was Mary Harriman’s best-known friend? →
It’s a good bet that she was Anna Eleanor Roosevelt. While credit for the founding of The Junior League rightly belongs to Mary Harriman, she was supported in its early days by a remarkable group…
What’s in a name? →
They call it No Name-Calling Week, and there’s an interesting story behind it. It starts with a book calledThe Misfits by popular kids author James Howe. Now in its eighth year, No Name-Calling…