The Junior League of Sarasota is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.
COMMUNITY PARTNER OF THE YEAR Pictured: President Alicia Chalmers presents the award to Nancy Krohngold, Owner of Nancy’s Bar-B-Q COMMUNITY IMPACT AWARD – ACTIVE KERRI DEATHERAGE SUSTAINER COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD JESSICA ROGERS NEW MEMBER OF THE YEAR LAUREN WEEMS ACTIVE MEMBER OF THE YEAR ASHLEY SALTER SUSTAINER OF THE YEAR HEATHER CLARK SUSTAINER OF THE… Read More
Because the tradition of our Junior League Annual Dinner Meeting could not take place this year, an alternate “Virtual Celebration” was held on Tuesday, May 19, to mark the occasion. One hundred League members, both Active and Sustainers, joined in via their phones or computers as 2019-2020 President Alicia Chalmers, Executive Vice President Ella Lewis and Sustainer Vice President Lisa Beckstein reviewed… Read More
As with most things at this time, our events have been impacted by the COVID-19 virus. Our events have been postponed for the safety of our members and guests. This includes our Annual Dinner. We are monitoring the recommendations and will reschedule events as we are able. Thank you for your support.
Sorry, but there are no upcoming events at this time.
The JLS Sustainers and the Legacy Luncheon Committee are excited to announce the guest speaker for the 18th Annual Legacy Luncheon. Best-selling author Marie Benedict will share her passion for unearthing the fantastic, hidden stories of outstanding “invisible” women who helped shape world events, but whose achievements were overlooked or under appreciated.
The Done in a Day Committee plans and coordinates projects that can be completed in one day. They provide hands-on service opportunities for our League members by partnering with other organizations to improve our community.
Little Black Dress is a fundraising campaign to bring awareness to the distresses of poverty and violence against women, and the impacts they can have on a woman’s access to resources, her confidence and professional opportunities. This year’s campaign has been postponed.
SPAC (State Public Affairs Committee) is the advocacy arm of the Junior League of Sarasota, with goals of educating members on legislative measures, ballot initiatives and issues that affect our local community.
Tour of Homes
The 43rd Tour of Homes will showcase a sampling of our community’s architecturally significant homes, from Downtown Sarasota to Siesta Key. Featuring home styles ranging from modern architecture to traditional, and from historic to new construction. Tour of Homes will be February 28 & 29, 2020.
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