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
The school year is back and it’s looking quite different these days. The Junior League of Phoenix in partnership with CREATE at the Arizona Science Center is proud to support Arizona educators with an entirely virtual ROCKETS Teacher Launch seminar. Be on the lookout for our next training dates slated for early 2021. The training… Read More
Junior League’s partnership with Harvest Compassion Center is off to a great start! We are excited to continue to grow our relationship with HCC and are so excited about the Sept. 3 grand opening of the West Phoenix location. JLP provided $15,000 of funds to assist in the opening of this new center, will be… 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
JLP Sustainer LaTricia Harper Woods has been named to the Chandler Cultural Foundation! LaTricia has been actively involved as a Sustainer in JLP, including an engaging presentation at the Southwest Exchange Conference last year. Read more about her exciting new role here.
ROCKETS Teacher Launch will continue its partnership with CREATE at the Arizona Science Center for 2020-2021. We will host an entirely virtual seminar in early 2021 (exact date TBD). A virtual event opens up attendance to all educators throughout AZ and does not burden them with traveling to downtown Phoenix. CREATE is launching a digital… Read More