JLP Sponsorship opportunities are available! Being a Junior League volunteer is special. It means invaluable learning opportunities, ranging from leadership and organizational development training to community program enhancements and nonprofit fundraising skills. Through a unique curriculum and hands-on opportunities, members learn how to not only manage and train volunteers, but also how to collaborate with… Read More
Thanks in part to a generous grant from the JLP Foundation, JLP will be offering its members more than 20 hours of training this year that are designed to develop our members’ potential in the League, at work, at home, and in our community. The Training Team will do this by targeting each program to… Read More
JLP Sustainer Liz Scott is serving as Corporate Walk Chair for this year’s Greater Phoenix Light The Night fundraising walk happening (virtually) on Saturday, Nov. 14. As a part of this effort, Liz will be competing in the Executive Challenge which is an 8 week fundraising competition with a goal of raising $300,000 to help… Read More
JLP Sustainer Marney Babbitt-Pierce was elected to the Clarkdale Town Council in August and will begin her term in November. Learn more about this here.
JLP Member Jessi Wright was recently nominated for an ATHENA Award. The ATHENA Award, an internationally prized honor, recognizes women who demonstrate excellence in professional leadership, community service, and mentorship of future leaders. Each year, the Greater Phoenix Chamber’s ATHENA Awards highlight three women at the top of their field, who demonstrate inspiring leadership within… Read More
JLP Member Crystal Huggins is also the owner of the much-beloved “The Modern Betty,” a bakery based out of Gilbert. At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, Crystal and her husband pivoted right away. Not only did they move their cookie business online, but they began 3D printing masks for healthcare workers. The masks were… Read More
JLP members continue to have ripple effects in our community. Sustaining Member Sheri Lemmond was recently appointed to the Scottsdale Leadership 2020-2021 Board of Directors. Learn more about it here.
Nicole Fries, an active JLP member, has been selected as one of 31 civic leaders in the highly competitive Flinn-Brown Fellows. Nicole is also volunteering her time with the Junior League of Phoenix this year with our Rummage Committee! Learn more about the Flinn-Brown Fellows program here.
JLP Active Member Amy Heiserman recently finished her 10-week campaign for Woman of the Year for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Arizona. During this 10-week campaign, her team raised $25,737.26! Many League members supported Amy on her team, as well. Additionally, JLP Active Annette Tanori was the Co-Chair of the Man Woman of the Year Campaign for the… Read More
JLP Sustainer Leslie Cooper Marquez started Phoenix Frontline Heroes as a grassroots way for people to easily do something to help our frontline heroes during the current pandemic. Phoenix Frontline Heroes allows people to support local restaurants and also help feed healthcare workers. The effort has grown since April and is now partnered with Banner Health Foundation… Read More