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Women today are busier than ever, but want the chance to build skills, contribute to the community and develop friendships. The Junior League of Phoenix gives women these opportunities in a fun team-oriented effort. Our members also enjoy year round volunteer opportunities, engage in leadership training and make friendships that last a lifetime.

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combo_stacked_centered_webThe Junior League of Phoenix (JLP) empowers women through leadership training and development to take action in their community. Our members are leaders in the community and involved in hands-on opportunities to positively impact & better Phoenix – currently we are impacting Phoenix by:

    • Empowering youth to adopt healthy habits and reverse the growth of childhood obesity in Maricopa County through our Kids in the Kitchen program.
    • Developing the math and science skills of pre-kindergarten children by way of our R.O.C.K.E.T.S. program (Raising Our Children’s Knowledge by Educating Through Science)
    • Bringing affordable fresh fruits and vegetables and providing community health resources to the residents of downtown Phoenix and Tempe as a founding partner of the Fresh Express by Discovery Triangle mobile market
    • Offering health and wellness programming and other child-focused events and activities through partnerships with the Phoenix Rescue Mission Changing Lives Center and the Phoenix Day Health Links program.

Who is Eligible?

Total membership in The Junior League of Phoenix exceeds 1,100. Membership is open to women of all races, religions and national origins who demonstrate an interest in and a commitment to voluntarism. Over 100 women are accepted into the Provisional new member group each Spring.

A prospective member must be a woman with an interest in voluntarism, a commitment to community service, and an interest in developing her potential for voluntary community participation.

Prospective members must be at least 22 years of age. There is no maximum age.

How to Join

The Junior League of Phoenix welcomes new members in the late spring. Each woman is required to attend one of the Information Sessions held March-May to be considered for Provisional membership. Once accepted into the Junior League of Phoenix, the Provisional new member course provides education, training about the structure of The Junior League of Phoenix and our role in the community. Provisional members also have the opportunity to participate in “hands-on” activities, fundraising events and numerous social activities throughout the year. Successful completion of the Provisional new member course prepares Provisional Members for Active membership in one of the many Junior League committees.

Available Information Sessions

It is required for all potential members to attend an information session. At this session, you will meet active members, get an overview of the provisional program and required components, and receive an application. Sign up for one of our twelve info sessions, many of which are graciously hosted in the homes of our members.

To sign up for an information session, click here! If you have any questions please reach out to Jessica Eldridge at Jessica.w.eldridge@gmail.com .

Date

Host Area(address lsted in sign up link)

Tuesday April 11

6-7:30pm

The Home of Dana Brown North Phoenix

Saturday, April 15

10:30am-12pm

The Home of Danielle Arsenault Scottsdale

Tuesday, April 18

6-7:30pm

The Home of Stephanie O’Connell Arcadia

Friday April 28

6-7:30pm

The Home of Farrah Hauke Old Town Scottsdale

Sunday April 30

10:30am-12pm

The Home of Jessica Eldridge West Valley

Wednesday May 3

6-7:30pm

Phoenix Country Club (precedes the JLP General Membership Meeting) Central Phoenix

Monday May 8

6-7:30pm

The Home of Kathy Mitchell Central Phoenix

Tuesday May 16

6-7:30pm

The Home of Kristi Ward East Valley
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Don’t Miss Out! The White Party is THIS Saturday!

Join the Junior League of Phoenix for the Fourth Annual White Party!

Mix, mingle and dance the night away at the 4th Annual White Party!  With ladies and gents dressed to impressed in their best all-white cocktail attire, it is sure to be a night to remember.

WHEN:  April 8, 2017,  7 pm – 10 pm

Advance/Will Call Tickets will be available for purchase online before the event. Early Bird Ticket Prices – $65 through MARCH 31st, $70 April 2nd and after

A limited number of tickets are also available the day of the event.
Purchase tickets here.

WHEREThe W Scottsdale, 7277 E. Camelback Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85251

WHY:  The Junior League of Phoenix 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.  All proceeds from Touch-A-Truck benefit local community programs and training sponsored by The Junior League of Phoenix.  For more information on these programs, visit the “Community Impact” page.
WANT MORE?  Read about the Third Annual White Party on the Junior League of Phoenix blog here, here and here.
QUESTIONS:  Please contact the Junior League of Phoenix at jlp.news@jlp.org for more information.

Celina Medina PhotographyCelina Medina PhotographyCelina Medina PhotographyCelina Medina PhotographyAll images by Celina Medina Photography – View the 2016 White Party photo album here.

Thank you to our 2017 generous sponsors!


CLO Community Leadership Summit and Nonprofit Expo: Rachel Egboro, The Storyline Collective and The Whole Story

On Saturday, April 15, 2017, the Community Leadership and Outreach Committee will be hosting the first ever Community Leadership Summit and Nonprofit Expo. The purpose of the Community Leadership Summit and Nonprofit Expo is to provide training for ladies that are interested in pursuing roles in community leadership and to create opportunities for them to practice those skills.

Rachel EgboroAmong the fabulous presenters that will be featured at the Community Leadership Summit is Rachel Egboro, whose passion for the community has inspired her to create spaces for others to find their voice through storytelling. For the past four years, Rachel worked as a Community Outreach Coordinator at First Things First. In this role, she has raised awareness about the importance of early childhood development and education. Rachel is excited to continue raising support for the next generation of Arizonans in her new role as the Strategic Partnerships and Development Manager.

Rachel is also the brains behind a new storytelling event called The Whole Story.  Rachel isn’t new to the Phoenix storytelling scene as she’s co-produced live events with The Storyline. However, The Whole Story is Rachel’s response to the events that have occurred over the past couple of years. She saw a need to create a space where every day experiences of black people in Arizona could be told.  The show debuted to a sold-out crowd and coincided with the final weekend of the groundbreaking Kehinde Wiley exhibit at the Phoenix Art Museum. Rachel hopes that The Whole Story will provide an opportunity for the community to come together and will inspire conversations for the future.

Speaking of the future, Rachel is hosting a series of workshops called Telling The Whole Story for people of all ages who are interested in telling their story on stage. Rachel is passionate about intergenerational sharing because she believes wisdom comes from both the wealth of experience of older generations and the innocent curiosity of younger generations.

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Between now and April 15th, we will be posting information about the fabulous presenters that have volunteered to share their knowledge to help us be the best community leaders we can.

This event has been graciously sponsored by a number of community organizations that believe in the potential of ladies to be leaders of our community. Wells Fargo has graciously agreed to host the day’s activities at their Connections Center and the Gratitude Hour at the Wells Fargo History Museum where attendees and participants will be able to see the original Wells Fargo stagecoaches that brought the earliest financial services to settlers in the Western states. Pei Wei Asian Diner has generously agreed to provide lunch to all the event participants and presenters to ensure that everyone has a freshly made, nutritious lunch. Valley Leadership has kindly agreed to sponsor the Community Leadership Summit and Nonprofit Expo Gratitude Hour to help ensure that all our community participants are properly thanked. Lastly, the Junior League of Phoenix Foundation believed in CLO, before CLO even existed by providing the seed grant that got the Community Leadership Program started and got Summit and Expo going.

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For more information about the CLO Community Leadership Summit and Nonprofit Expo, please contact CLO at jlp.clo@jlp.org or (602) 234-3388 x228.

Last Chance! White Party Early Bird Rates End Today!

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Last Chance! Early Bird Rates for the White Party End Today


Mix, Mingle, and Dance the Night Away

With ladies and gents dressed to impressed in their best all-white cocktail attire, the 4th annual Junior League of Phoenix White Party is sure to be a night to remember.

New to the event this year is a custom cigar experience courtesy of The Cigar Guys Int’l and the musical stylings of Miguel de Maria. Guests can also join the Kendra Scott mystery box, enjoy one complimentary custom cocktail, and raffle prizes!

THE WHITE PARTY
April 8, 2017 | 7-10 p.m.
W Scottsdale

WHEN:  April 8, 2017,  7 pm – 10 pm

Advance/Will Call Tickets will be available for purchase online before the event. Early Bird Ticket Prices – $65 through March 31, $70 April 1 and after. Purchase Your Tickets Today!


Thank you to our 2017 Sponsors

Kendra Scott
Snell & Wilmer
Warner Angle Hallam Jackson & Formanek
 North Scottsdale Laser & Skin Care
Northwestern Mutual
Chloe Wine Collection
Wittenburg Photography

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CLO Community Leadership Summit and Nonprofit Expo: Rebecca Clyde, Ideas Collide

On Saturday, April 15, 2017, the Community Leadership and Outreach Committee will be hosting the first ever Community Leadership Summit and Nonprofit Expo. The purpose of the Community Leadership Summit and Nonprofit Expo is to provide training for the ladies that are interested in pursuing roles in community leadership and to create opportunities for them to practice those skills.

Rebecca ClydeAmong our fabulous presenters will be featured Rebecca Clyde of Ideas Collide. Rebecca is the CXO of Ideas Collide and founder of an early stage chatbot startup, Botco.ai. She leads Ideas Collide’s technology industry practice, innovation and marketing automation strategies. Prior to founding Ideas Collide, Rebecca was responsible for managing Intel’s embedded brand. During her time at Intel, she launched more than 50 Intel products, managed campaigns across multiple media channels and developed a public relations program that garnered unprecedented media coverage for Intel’s embedded technologies. Rebecca has been recognized on the “35 Entrepreneurs 35 and Younger” list published by The Arizona Republic and is a recipient of Arizona Governor’s Mentorship Award. She was recently recognized as the 2016 ATHENA Businesswoman of the Year in the private sector by the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce. A native Spanish speaker, Rebecca was born in Costa Rica and spent her formative years in Chile, Argentina and Paraguay. She holds an MBA from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University and a B.A. in communications from Brigham Young University.

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Between now and April 15th, we will be posting information about the fabulous presenters that have volunteered to share their knowledge to help us be the best community leaders we can.

This event has been graciously sponsored by a number of community organizations that believe in the potential of ladies to be leaders of our community. Wells Fargo has graciously agreed to host the day’s activities at their Connections Center and the Gratitude Hour at the Wells Fargo History Museum where attendees and participants will be able to see the original Wells Fargo stagecoaches that brought the earliest financial services to settlers in the Western states. Pei Wei Asian Diner has generously agreed to provide lunch to all the event participants and presenters to ensure that everyone has a freshly made, nutritious lunch. Valley Leadership has kindly agreed to sponsor the Community Leadership Summit and Nonprofit Expo Gratitude Hour to help ensure that all our community participants are properly thanked. Lastly, the Junior League of Phoenix Foundation believed in CLO, before CLO even existed by providing the seed grant that got the Community Leadership Program started and got Summit and Expo going.

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For more information about the CLO Community Leadership Summit and Nonprofit Expo, please contact CLO at jlp.clo@jlp.org or (602) 234-3388 x228.

What Great Leaders Do

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Members: Join Us For A Special Leaguewide Training Event

What Great Leaders Do

Wednesday, April 5
Phoenix Country Club, 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.

NaomiNaomi Chavez Peters, a noted leadership development, talent development and communications leader, will be presenting to the Junior League of Phoenix in a special leadership leaguewide training event!

What Great Leaders Do – Whether you’re the head of an organization or just getting your bearings as a new member, Naomi’s presentation will inspire and inform on the universal traits of all great leaders. Spoiler alert: Everyone is a leader.

Naomi is the Founder and Principal of Great Leader Consulting, a leadership and talent development firm, which helps companies big and small, build Great Leaders. She’s held leadership roles at several successful high tech global firms such as Salesforce, as Head of Talent Develop­ment; Cisco Systems and Intel Corporation. Naomi is a member of the Junior League of Palo Alto/Mid Peninsula, where she is a Past President, and continues to advise the Membership Council. She is a consultant to the Association of Junior Leagues International, teaching the ODI Membership track, and regularly speaks to Leagues across the Association.

Her visit is made possible thanks to a grant from the Junior League of Phoenix Foundation.

Bonus! Earn 2 Training Points and 2 Leadership Training Credits for attending! 

Click Here to Register

 

CLO Community Leadership Summit and Nonprofit Expo: Sakura Considine and Lorena Garcia, Bloguettes

On Saturday, April 15, 2017, the Junior League of Phoenix Community Leadership and Outreach Committee will be hosting the first ever Community Leadership Summit and Nonprofit Expo. The purpose of the Community Leadership Summit and Nonprofit Expo is to provide training for ladies that are interested in pursuing roles in community leadership and to create opportunities for them to practice those skills.

Among the fabulous presenters that will be featured at the Community Leadership Summit are Lorena Garcia and Sakura Considine, the co-founders of Bloguettes. As entrepreneurs with experience in building and growing online communities and digital brands, the girls behind Bloguettes sought to share their knowledge, rather than keep it all to themselves. They created a collaborative community for bloggers, creatives and business owners in what we like to call the Entrepreneurial Age.

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Several months of planning later, Bloguettes launched its first in-person 2-Day Branding Workshop in Scottsdale, Arizona. A group of 15 women from varied professional backgrounds came together to learn about branding, social media, photography, graphic design, and the value of building a business online. Since that first workshop, Bloguettes has grown their Workshop into a 3-Day model, and they have traveled to 11 different cities (and counting!), as well as expanded to offer additional “Mini” workshops on specialized topics, online courses, one-on-one consulting services, and so much more!

Lorena has an MBA in finance and has always been an entrepreneur at heart. She first realized her love for business and entrepreneurship while starting a real estate investment fund. She later discovered her passion for technology & the digital industry and left to pursue a career where she could combine all of her interests. In addition to being the co-founder of Bloguettes, Lorena handles her own fashion & lifestyle blog, Call Me Lore, and is also mommy to baby Diego. Among other responsibilities, she is head of strategy and business development at Bloguettes and aims to grow her companies to reach their full potential.

Sakura found her passion in graphic design, photography, and the Internet world at the age of twelve. She attended Arizona State University and majored in Business Marketing and Japanese. However, she realized her true interests were in blogging and marketing. Since college, Sakura co-founded The Sorority Secrets and is the current co-founder and creative brand director of Bloguettes. In her spare time, Sakura manages her own design & lifestyle blog, Something Sakura.

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Between now and April 15th, we will be posting information about the fabulous presenters that have volunteered to share their knowledge to help us be the best community leaders we can.

This event has been graciously sponsored by a number of community organizations that believe in the potential of ladies to be leaders of our community. Wells Fargo has graciously agreed to host the day’s activities at their Connections Center and the Gratitude Hour at the Wells Fargo History Museum where attendees and participants will be able to see the original Wells Fargo stagecoaches that brought the earliest financial services to settlers in the Western states. Pei Wei Asian Diner has generously agreed to provide lunch to all the event participants and presenters to ensure that everyone has a freshly made, nutritious lunch. Valley Leadership has kindly agreed to sponsor the Community Leadership Summit and Nonprofit Expo Gratitude Hour to help ensure that all our community participants are properly thanked. Lastly, the Junior League of Phoenix Foundation believed in CLO, before CLO even existed by providing the seed grant that got the Community Leadership Program started and got Summit and Expo going.

 

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For more information about the CLO Community Leadership Summit and Nonprofit Expo, please contact CLO at jlp.clo@jlp.org or (602) 234-3388 x228.

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The JLP Rummage Sale is 2 Days Away!

 

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Our 80th Annual Rummage Sale is 2 Days Away! 

The Rummage Sale is JLP’s largest fundraiser, which attracted more than 3,200 shoppers and raised nearly $103,000 in 2016. JLP’s members donate and collect all sale items throughout the year and contribute more than 1,800 volunteer hours to make the event possible. Over its 80-year history, the Rummage Sale is a much-anticipated community event that has contributed to JLP’s legacy of impact in the Phoenix area.

When: February 25, 2017 I 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. & 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Where: Arizona State Fairgrounds
Cost: $5 from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. and FREE from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Additionally, thanks to the generous support of Fry’s Food Stores and the Desert Cancer Foundation, 40 FREE mammograms will also be provided for uninsured or underinsured women. Appointments will be available starting at 8 a.m. and will be held at the mobile mammography unit near the entrance to the sale.

Today is the Last Day to Purchase Your Pre-Sale Party Tickets!

Join us at the Rummage Pre-Sale Party! An exclusive event for friends and family of the Junior League of Phoenix to shop the Rummage Sale before the general public while enjoying a catered meal, silent auction, and fun! Note: all rummage items are double priced at the pre-sale party.

When: Friday, February 24 I 6 – 10 p.m.
Where: Arizona State Fair Grounds – Exhibition Building
1826 W. McDowell Rd. Phoenix, 85007

This year’s Pre-Sale Party will include:

  • Dinner catered by Chipotle  
  • Gourmet sweets and treats from local bakeries
  • Live music by: www.thetriplicityband.com 
  • 80th Anniversary Step & Repeat
  • Popcorn machine
  • Silent auction, raffle and a balloon dart wall
Rummage Pre-Sale Party Ticket Options
A sampling of our Rummage Pre-Sale Party ticket options are below! Find more ticket options at jlp.org 
$250 Premier 2 Ticket Package
  • 2 tickets
  • First access to the sale at 4:30 p.m.
  • Champagne dedicated for Premier Ticket Holders
  • Catered meal with premium seating
  • 4 drink tickets
  • JLP engraved tote bag
  • Surprise takeaway item
  • Recognition in the JLP Rummage program
$60 VIP Single Ticket
  • 1- hour early entrance at 5 p.m.
  • Catered meal with preferred table seating
  • 2 drink tickets
$40  General Admission Ticket
  • Entrance to the party at 6 p.m.
  • Catered meal (no assigned seating)
  • 1 drink ticket
Purchase Your Pre-Sale Party Tickets!

CLO Community Leadership Summit and Nonprofit Expo

On Saturday, April 15, 2017, the Junior League of Phoenix Community Leadership and Outreach (CLO) Committee will be hosting the first ever JLP CLO Community Leadership Summit and Nonprofit Expo. The purpose of the Community Leadership Summit and Nonprofit Expo is to provide training for JLP members with community leadership training and to create opportunities for them to practice those skills. This is a full day event that will have two parts. First, the theme of the Community Leadership Summit this year is Personal Branding, because we want every JLP member to feel confident about sharing their skills with the broader Phoenix community. To train JLP members in personal branding, the following seminars will be offered:

  • Power of Gratitude: Your Perfect Thank You Note: Jennifer Carusetta, Executive Director Health System Alliance of Arizona
  • Your Personal Mission Statement: Rebecca Clyde, Ideas Collide CXO & Co-Founder
  • Your Personal Elevator Speech: Rachel Egboro, Co-Founder Phoenix Storyline Collective
  • Your Personal Resume: Jessica Gabry, External Relations and Development Director
  • The Basics: Your Personal Brand and Social Media: Sakura Considine and Lorena Garcia, Co-Founders Bloguettes
  • See and Be Seen: Social Engagement: Maura Goldsberry, Freelance Nonprofit Professional
  • The Power of Business Cards & Personal Stationary: John Monteith, Account Executive Alphagraphics
  • Headshots and Photography: Marion Rhodes, Owner Marion Rhodes Photography
  • Personal Cover Letter: (TBD)

In addition to the seminars, approximately thirty local nonprofit organizations will participate in the Expo. Each organization will have two opportunities within their organization that they would like to fill with a JLP member. The end goal is for each attendee to leave with a complete personal branding toolkit that is ready for immediate deployment and some practice deploying it.

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Over the next few weeks, we will be posting presenter bios so that everyone can read about the fabulous and generous community members that have agreed to share their knowledge with the members of the JLP.

This event has been graciously sponsored by a number of organizations in the community that believe in the potential of the ladies of the JLP to be the future leaders of our community. Wells Fargo has graciously agreed to host the day’s activities at their Connections Center and the Gratitude Hour at the Wells Fargo History Museum where JLP members and other participants will be able to see the original Wells Fargo stagecoaches that brought the earliest financial services to settlers in the Western states. Pei Wei Asian Diner has generously agreed to provide lunch to all the event participants and presenters to ensure that everyone has a freshly made, nutritious lunch. Valley Leadership has kindly agreed to sponsor the Community Leadership Summit and Nonprofit Expo Gratitude Hour to help ensure that all our community participants are properly thanked.  Lastly, the Junior League of Phoenix Foundation believed in CLO, before CLO even existed by providing the seed grant that got the Community Leadership Program started and got Summit and Expo going.

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For more information about the CLO Community Leadership Summit and Nonprofit Expo, please contact CLO at jlp.clo@jlp.org or (602) 234-3388 x228.

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Calling All Bargain Hunters!

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The Junior League of Phoenix’s (JLP) 80th Annual Rummage Sale is only a few short weeks away! The JLP Rummage Sale is Arizona’s largest indoor garage sale boasting thousands of bargains, including formal dining room sets, patio sets, big screen TVs, bikes of all sizes and types, baby clothes, books, designer purses, jewelry and collectibles, fax machines and office equipment, even brand new merchandise, and more!

All proceeds from the Rummage sale benefit our local community programs and training sponsored by the JLP. As our largest fundraiser, the event saw over 3,200 shoppers and raised more than $103,000 in 2016. As we celebrate our 80th Anniversary of this sale, we hope to exceed those numbers, making this year’s the BEST SALE YET!

In addition to the amazing sale items, the JLP will be offering 40 FREE mammograms to uninsured or underinsured women thanks to the generous support of Fry’s Food Stores and the Desert Cancer Foundation of Arizona. Over the past 16 years, the JLP has provided over 600 free mammograms through this program.

The JLP Rummage Sale By the Numbers

80 Years – Hosted by the Junior League of Phoenix

50,000 – Volunteer hours donated

$7 million – raised to benefit the Phoenix community

180,000 – community members engaged

140 – community projects supported by the proceeds from the Rummage sale


 

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SALE DETAILS

When: Saturday, February 25 I 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Where: Arizona State Fair Grounds – Exhibition Building

The Rummage Sale is divided into two sessions; the morning session is held from 8 a.m. – noon and the afternoon session is held from 1 – 4 p.m. Admission to the morning session is $5 at the door, while admission to the afternoon session is free. All items are 50% off during the afternoon session.

For more information visit jlp.org or our Facebook page.

We can’t wait to see you there!

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