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 scVOTES.gov 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

HOLIDAY MARKET UPDATE

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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

President Spotlight with Anna Edwards

Meet our 2020-2021 League President, Anna Edwards! She has been in the Junior League of Columbia for 16 years and has served in a multitude of roles. We asked her a few questions to get to know her a little better and gain insight into what she envisions for us this year. Her theme for… Read More

Do Good and Demand Change

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For us, the events of the past week have once again underscored the severity and violence of racism that our communities experience in the United States and across the world every day. This has been a tragic week, where we’ve all watched the hurt and anger on display at the death of an unarmed and… Read More

2020-21 Junior League of Columbia Community Impact Grant Recipients Announced

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During the Junior League of Columbia’s virtual Annual Meeting, the League announced the 2020-21 Community Impact Grant recipients. The purpose of the Community Impact Grant Program is to assist like-minded community partners in their efforts to improve lives in the greater Midlands area. 2020-21 Recipients: Serve and Connect: $12,400. The Junior League is excited to work with… Read More

2019-2020 Annual Awards

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On Thursday, May 7, 2020, the Junior League of Columbia presented nine awards to League members during the virtual Annual Meeting recognizing their outstanding efforts throughout the year. Anna Cunningham, New Member of the Year Award The New Member of the Year Award recognizes a New Member(s) who has exemplified successful leadership qualities and demonstrated… Read More

COVID-19 and Our Impact on the Community

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Updated May 6, 2020 All of us are processing through the magnitude of our current situation in different ways and our hope is we will continue to lean on each other as we cope with these unprecedented times. We know each of our members have been impacted by this virus in different ways and we… Read More