JUNIOR LEAGUE OF WASHINGTON TO HOST ANNUAL CHILD NUTRITION FAIR AT YMCA ANTHONY BOWEN

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

February 26, 2019 (WASHINGTON, DC) – The Junior League of Washington (JLW) is proud to host once again its fun-filled, family-friendly nutrition fair, Kids in the Kitchen. In its 13th year in Washington, DC, this free event brings local restaurants, nonprofits, and nutrition and fitness experts together for a day of games, crafts, hand-on learning, and… Read More

JUNIOR LEAGUE OF WASHINGTON ANNOUNCES OPENING OF 2018-2019 OPPORTUNITY GRANT APPLICATIONS

February 7, 2019 (WASHINGTON, DC) – The Junior League of Washington (JLW) today announced the opening of its opportunity grant application for organizations in the Washington, DC, area experiencing an unexpected short-term financial need. JLW’s Opportunity Grants of $1,000 or less are awarded to nonprofit organizations demonstrating an unexpected short-term financial need or smaller-denomination financial… Read More

Junior League of Washington Names First African-American President-Elect

The Junior League of Washington welcomes its 2017-2018 Board of Directors, the team of women who will lead the charitable, educational organization throughout its 105th anniversary year. The newly elected Board of Directors includes Tycely Williams, who will serve as President-Elect in 2017-2018 before assuming the role of President in 2018-2019, the first African-American and woman of color to serve in these roles in the League’s history.

Our New Partnership with A Wider Circle

The Targeted Grants & Volunteer Resources Committee is proud to announce its new partnership with A Wider Circle. This organization demonstrates how two groups can come together to combat poverty by helping others gain successful employment. Dr. Mark Bergel founded A Wider Circle in 2001 with the mission of helping families lift themselves out of… Read More

JLW Nominating Announcements

2016-2017 Board of Directors Slate; Committee Chair, Rising Chair and ACD Nominations Due Feb.1 The Nominating Committee would like to congratulate the following members on being slated to the 2016/17 JLW Board of Directors: President: Elizabeth KeysPresident-elect: Aimee Picard SollerTreasurer: Erinn ColaianniVice Treasurer: Frazier SchulmanSecretary: Tracey Van RiperCommunications & Public Relations Council Director: Marta HernandezCommunity… Read More

#JLWvol on Instagram

JLWdc is now on Instagram! Thanks to the members who asked JLW to create an account, and the fantastic submissions we’ve received for current events and Throwback Thursdays, the League’s Insta account is live and thriving. Follow JLW on Instagram by clicking here or searching “3039M.” The PR & New Media Committee also encourages members… Read More