Thrift store shopping has grown in popularity over the past several years – not only are they a great option for individuals, students or families on a budget, they are a prime place to score vintage deals, add a unique item to your wardrobe, or get a steal on your favorite high-end brands. All … More The Thrift Series: Thrifting 101 with The Clothes Rack
As the school year readies to close and families embark on their summer vacations (bags packed heavy with good reads!), the members of the Book & Author Committee are able to kick up their heels after another successful event in the books. This year’s Book & Author Event took place on Wednesday, April 29th – … More Ready, Set, Read!
Oprah Winfrey once said, “A mentor is someone who allows you to see the hope inside yourself.” The Mentoring Committee is a unique placement within Junior League of Richmond (JLR) that offers members the opportunity to invest in the future by mentoring a young person. Many of us have been fortunate to have mentors in … More Ready, Set, Mentor!
The Junior League of Richmond is an organization of women committed to the mission of promoting voluntarism. Two of the most valuable mission and vision statements are to 1) Improve the community through the effective action and 2) Provide support while generating pride in the community. The Community Council placements are responsible for all aspects of external … More Ready! Set! Enrich!
The Junior League of Richmond members have a number of ways available to them to become involved in community outreach. One such way is to serve on a community placement, such as Literacy through Art Outreach (LTAO). LTAO is a committee of 16 volunteers who go to 8 different elementary schools or after school programs … More Ready, Set, Be Active in the Community!
What is a Transfer Member? This is a current League member who has moved to the Richmond area, and has transferred her membership from her former League to the Junior League of Richmond. Our Transfer Members add value and a wealth of knowledge to the JLR by providing previous League experience, new ideas, and leadership … More Ready! Set! Transfer In!
The holiday season is a great time to be in the Junior League of Richmond! While the volunteering continues, the season gives us an excuse to plan extra social events for members to enjoy each other’s company and celebrate the friendships they have made over their time in the league. We kicked off December with … More Ready, Set, Celebrate!