Blueprint for Leadership Highlight

A note from member Nell Warthen: This year, thanks to Junior League of Columbia (JLC), I’ve enjoyed the opportunity to participate in the United Way’s 2021 Blueprint for Leadership program. Blueprint is the only professional development program in the Midlands that focuses specifically on nonprofit board leadership. Blueprint for Leadership, executed virtually this year, educates… Read More

JLC Gets Creative! Drive-In Movie and a Meeting

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Similar to the constant change in many areas of life this past year, the Junior League of Columbia has also had to adapt. Thankfully, our members are resilient and extremely creative! Our General Membership Meeting committee came up with a plan to host a meeting safely in February at the State Fairgrounds for a drive-in… Read More

Girl Scouts of South Carolina Recognize JLC with Community Partner Award

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JUNIOR LEAGUE OF COLUMBIA RECOGNIZED WITH COMMUNITY PARTNER AWARD During the Girl Scouts of South Carolina-Mountains to Midlands Annual Business Meeting on Saturday, January 23, 2021, the Junior League of Columbia was honored with the 2nd Annual Community Partner Award. Much like the Girl Scouts, the Junior League of Columbia is a member organization focused… Read More

Congratulations to our League Leadership for 2021-2022

Congratulations to the following leaders who were selected or voted into their positions for 2021-2022. We are so thankful for your service and leadership in the Junior League of Columbia! Board of Directors President: Sallie Harrell President-Elect: Rania Jamison Executive Vice President: Deonca Shuler Executive Vice President-Elect: Kayla Gupton Secretary: Erika Lovegreen Treasurer: Mary Caskey Nominating Chair: Abbey Sullivan League Attorney: Ashley Kirkham… Read More

President-Elect Spotlight with Sallie Harrell

Meet our 2020-2021 League President-Elect, Sarah “Sallie” Harrell! Sallie has been a member of the Junior League of Columbia for fifteen years and has served in a multitude of roles. As President-Elect, Sallie serves as the right hand woman to the President, so next year she can seamlessly step into the role. She works to… Read More

EVP Spotlight with Deonca Shuler

  Meet our 2020-2021 League Executive Vice President, Deonca Shuler! Deonca has been a member of the Junior League of Columbia for nine years and has served in a multitude of roles. As EVP, she serves as the link between the League’s Board of Directors and Management Team. She facilitates and ensures the overall alignment… Read More

Are you ready to VOTE!?!

We are officially only 53 days away from our next Presidential election and only 26 days away from the voter registration deadline. Are you ready?! Here is a quick and simple checklist with dates to make sure that you are prepared: Now: Absentee applications available online Now: Register to vote at September 28: Sample ballots… Read More

Women’s Equality Day! Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the 19th Amendment

Join us today as we celebrate Women’s Equality Day! You may be wondering, “What is Women’s Equality Day?” Women’s Equality Day is celebrated in the United States on August 26 to commemorate the 1920’s adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which prohibits the states and the federal government from denying the… Read More

Become a Junior Volunteer Today!

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  Do you know a middle or high school girl who is interested in making a difference in the Columbia community? Then they are a perfect candidate for the Junior Volunteers program and you should encourage them to register to join today!  The sign up and deadline for this group of volunteers has changed to… Read More


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Out of an abundance of caution, the 2020 Holiday Market has been canceled due to COVID-19. While we wish we could celebrate the season together this year, we hope that you will mark your calendars for the 2021 festivities: December 1 – December 5, 2021. Holiday Market is the largest fundraiser for the Junior League of… Read More