EMPOWERING THE NEXT GENERATION OF WOMEN CIVIC LEADERS
The Junior League of Greenwich is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.
The Junior League of Greenwich (JLG) presented the final installment of the $2.5 million pledged to the Town of Greenwich to fund the Greenwich Pool in Byram Park, now open for its second season. The presentation was made at the Board of Selectmen meeting at Town Hall on June 26th, 2019. The funds were raised… Read More
The Junior League of Greenwich (JLG) was chartered in February 1959 and has continued to serve and grow the community for 60 years. The JLG has played a major role in designing and establishing a wealth of services for the community. While the JLG’s role may no longer be directly visible, many of the services that have touched the lives of Greenwich residents were conceived, initiated and implemented by the League.
The Junior League of Greenwich (JLG) is proud to announce the recipients of its 2019 Community Grant Award: Open Arts Alliance and Kids In Crisis. The grants will be used to fund a promotional video for Lighthouse, a Kids In Crisis program that serves lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) youth and their allies with a safe space weekly meeting. Open Arts Alliance will utilize its grant to fund a new Junior Ensemble Tour “bridge program,” which connects senior citizens with mobility issues, cognitive deficits and dementia with local teens through dance.
The Junior League of Greenwich presented the 2019 Community Service Award to Isabel Kalb, a junior at Greenwich Academy. Isabel plans to use this award to support the preschool at Armstrong Court which, as a Head Start program, faces funding cuts on all levels. Congratulations Isabel and thank you for making an impact in our community!
The Junior League of Greenwich worked closely with Family Centers to plan and implement an interactive learning garden at the Grauer Preschool. The garden will provide an outdoor setting for children to gain hands-on experience in growing their own food, while teaching social and leadership skills, as well as health and nutrition.
The Junior League of Greenwich took great pleasure in renovating and repurposing the Boys & Girls Club of Greenwich’s Learning Resource room. This room is one of the mot impactful rooms in the beautiful building of the Club, as it is well utilized. The main purpose of this room is for the Club Kids to complete homework. The renovated room now has color, desk carrels, tables that house 2-4 students, and placement of the items in the room to allow for a conducive learning environment.
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