Junior League of Greater Orlando Aims to Make Poverty Unfashionable

For Immediate Release: LBDI Press Release The 2nd Annual Little Black Dress Initiative begins on March 5th and runs through March 8th, when JLGO members, supporters and participants celebrate the end of the campaign with Paint the Town Red! For more information on how to sign up and get involved visit check out our LBDI page… Read More

Grand Opening Kendra Scott Event

For Immediate Release: KENDRA SCOTT has announced the official Grand Opening Event for their new store located here in Orlando, Florida. The new Kendra Scott retail location opened its doors at the Mall at Millenia in early October and will officially be celebrating their Grand Opening Thursday, December 7th. True to Kendra Scott’s core values… Read More

Get Ready to Hustle with Junior League of Greater Orlando

For Immediate Release JLGO Hallween Hustle 5K Press Release 2017 The 10th Annual Halloween Hustle 5K to be held in Baldwin Park on October 26, we hope to see you there! For more information on how to sign up and get involved visit check out our 5K page here

JLGO SPAC Helps Advocate for Eliminating “Tampon Tax”

The Junior League of Greater Orlando joined the Junior Leagues of Florida State Public Affairs Committee in advocating for the elimination of the “tampon tax” in Florida this past legislative session. This initiative, introduced by Senator Kathleen Passidomo and Representative Katie Edwards, aimed to make feminine hygiene products tax exempt like other common household remedies.… Read More

Provisional, Active, and Sustainer of the Year Awards 2016/2017

Our Provisional of the Year 2016/2017 is Dr. Adrienne Smith, a new active member currently serving on the Community Action Team. Adrienne is a small business owner with a Master’s and Doctorate in Horticultural Sciences from the University of Florida. Relatively new to the area, she has enjoyed the introduction to the Orlando area community… Read More

Recognition of New Sustainers

The following members of the JLGO have served at least 10 years of active membership and have requested Sustainer status effective June 1, 2017:   Peggy Green, Active 1982 Han Truong, Active 2001 Julie Schallhorn, Active 2002 Andrea Balanzategui, Active 2005 Kathrine Brownlee, Active 2005 Susan Gentry, Active 2006 Carrie Ann Wozniak, Active 2006 Jordan… Read More

NEW: Introducing our Sustainer Council!

Our current Sustainer Strategist Beth Dover and Vice President of Sustainer Membership Laura Haag proudly present the 2017/2018 Sustainer Council! The Sustainer Council includes the following leaders: Communication Committee: Susan Filebark Joan Milligan Diane Stadelman Bonnie Trismen Nyma Whittier Community Outreach Committee: Joan Carroll Heather Gantt Beverly Madison Laura Cosgrove Fundraising Committee: Marilee Emerson Laura… Read More

Welcome the 2017/2018 Leadership Team!!

We would like to welcome our 2017/2018 Board of Directors & Management Team! Without these hard working ladies we would not be the Junior League of Greater Orlando! 2017/2018 Board of Directors: President: Anna McPherson President-Elect: Megan Rose Executive Vice President: Alex Rister Chief Financial Officer: Laurie Reed Chief Operating Officer: Allison Hudson Secretary: Angela… Read More

First Little Black Dress Initiative Success

During the week of March 6-9, 2017, LBDI advocates wore the same black dress for four consecutive days to illustrate the effects poverty can have on our society. By wearing a button that read  “Ask Me About My Dress,”participants invited dialogue among colleagues, friends, and strangers to raise awareness about poverty. The JLGO is happy to announce… Read More

Halloween Hustle 5K

Thursday, October 13, 2016

The Halloween Hustle 5K race to end childhood hunger is the Junior League of Greater Orlando’s premier fundraising event that will take place on Thursday, October 13, 2016. This Halloween themed event includes a 5k run/walk, VALIC Financial Advisor’s Kids’ Fun Run and activities for adults and children. From trick-or-treating for the kids to music… Read More