Ten years ago, Ryan House opened its doors in Phoenix, with JLP as a founding member. We were thrilled to celebrate their anniversary through a virtual community breakfast on Aug. 28. “Ryan House means so much to so many, including Junior League of Phoenix. We are proud to be a founding partner of Ryan House.… 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
In the time of COVID-19, Zoom meetings, working remotely and teaching our children common core math from home in our pajamas has become the “new normal.” Health and wellness – although at the forefront with COVID-19 in terms of washing our hands and wearing our masks (#maskuparizona) – can sometimes be challenging to maintain. Quarantine… 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
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.