1926: Richmond during the beginnings of the Junior League

Thanks to Downton Abbey, we are all now familiar with the fashion, society norms and events surrounding the early 1920s.  It was this time period that saw the birth of many of the volunteer and non-profit organizations that we see in Richmond today, including the Junior League of Richmond and Maymont.  As an amateur historian,… More 1926: Richmond during the beginnings of the Junior League

Spirit of the Season: Holiday Charitable Giving

Are you looking to make a charitable donation during this holiday season? With so many wonderful organizations in Richmond, it can be overwhelming to find a new cause to support. Check out our list of amazing groups below; these organizations complement the work that the League already does in the community. And don’t forget –… More Spirit of the Season: Holiday Charitable Giving

The Importance of Being Grateful

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” Oprah Winfrey Gratitude means thankfulness, counting your blessings, noticing simple pleasures, and acknowledging everything that you receive. It means learning to live your life as if everything were a miracle,… More The Importance of Being Grateful