Kids in the Kitchen: Junior Chef Contest

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The ladies of the Kids in the Kitchen (KITK) Committee planned a fun and exciting Junior Chef Contest in partnership Annie Burnside Elementary and S. Kilbourne Elementary Schools. Members of the committee selected gathered over 50 recipe submissions and carefully selected 2 recipes from each school for the three local judges to sample at the contest. The theme was “I Love Breakfast” and students… Read More

2018 Community Impact Grant Recipients

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We are excited to announce that a total of $150,000 has been awarded by the Junior League of Columbia to organizations proposing transformational projects and initiatives related to our mission and focus area and specifically addressing poverty and basic needs of children and families in the Midlands. Read more about these projects and how they… Read More

2018 Healthy Kids Fun Fair

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This year, the Junior League of Columbia combined the fun and excitement of big rigs with the resources of the Healthy Kids Fun Fair to create a fun, free community event for children and their families. The Healthy Kids Fun Fair was held on Saturday, March 10 at Spirit Communications Park, home of the Columbia Fireflies, and was attended… Read More

Done In A Day: Happy Families Play Together/Fostering Fun

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On Saturday, February 24, members of the Done In A Day committee worked with South Carolina Youth Advocate Program (SCYAP) to provide a luncheon as well as an afternoon of games in a safe and fun environment for foster children and their families. In addition, speaker Kevin Lawrence from Richland County Police Department, known for… Read More

Done In A Day: Midlands Fatherhood Coalition – Father/Daughter Dance

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The Junior League of Columbia worked with The Midlands Fatherhood Coalition to put on their first annual Sweet Moments: The Charles B. Brown Father & Daughter Valentine’s Day on Wednesday, February 14 in the Granby Room at 701 Whaley. Fatherhood participants and their daughters attended the dance with the goal of promoting fathers’ engagement with… Read More

Done In A Day: Take Heart and Smile at EdVenture

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“Take Heart & Smile” was a free and family-friendly event held at EdVenture on Saturday, February 10. The event was the perfect combination of educational and hands-on, as it celebrated the importance of National Children’s Dental Health Month. Having been hosted by EdVenture with the help of the Junior League for 10 years, the event… Read More