The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. Cites Outstanding League Programs at 90th Annual Conference in San Francisco
AJLI President Delly Beekman said, “At the core of The Junior League Mission is a call to create lasting community impact through trained women volunteers who are committed to bring about change. These awards reflect the ingenuity and hard work our members bring to that task!”
The 2012 Junior League Award winners are:
- Membership Development: The Junior League of Boca Raton, FL, for development of a curriculum for new members.
- Vision: The Junior League of Hartford, CT, for a League-wide initiative to address hunger in Hartford.
- Fund Development: The Junior League of Tampa, FL, for fundraising innovation.
- Marketing: The Junior League of Long Island, NY, for its effective use of traditional and social media in a visibility campaign.
- Community Impact: The Junior League of New Orleans, LA, for its innovative training program for nonprofit board members.
- Leadership Development: The Junior League of Collin County, TX, for its program to immerse members in all facets of community and civic life.
Leagues receiving honorable mention for the awards were:
- Membership Development: The Junior League of Durham and Orange Counties, NC, for its new membership advisor placement program.
- Vision: The Junior League of Oklahoma City, OK, for its community-based financial literacy program.
- Fund Development: The Junior League of Oklahoma City, OK, for innovations in its annual fundraising campaign.
- Marketing: The Junior League of Kansas City, MO, for its successful holiday market.
About The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc.
Founded in 1901 by New Yorker and social activism pioneer, Mary Harriman, the Junior Leagues are charitable nonprofit organizations of women, developed as civic leaders, creating demonstrable community impact.
Today, The Association of Junior Leagues International, Inc. (AJLI) is comprised of more than 155,000 women in 293 Junior Leagues throughout Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom and the United States. Together, they constitute one of the largest, most effective volunteer organizations in the world.