Conflict Negotiation Certification

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During Spring 2019, the Education & Development (E&D) Committee offered the Junior League of Columbia (JLC) members a four-part certificate series on Conflict Negotiation. Dr. Tamara Burk and Ms. Lauren Fleming of the Columbia College Center for Leadership and Social Change lead the series. Members who attended at least three sessions earned a certificate of… Read More

Done in Day Applications Now Open for 2019-2020 League Year

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The Junior League of Columbia (JLC) partners with local nonprofits to provide support and volunteers for projects that are done in a day. The League also attempts to assess community needs through these one-day projects. The League also learns more about the nonprofit and social service organizations that could benefit from more significant assistance in… Read More

JLC supports Operation: School Supplies

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The Junior League of Columbia is a proud community partner of the Salvation Army of the Midlands and received its “Doing the Most Good” award in 2018.  The Salvation Army of the Midlands is collecting school supplies and backpacks for children in our community during Operation: School Supplies and needs our help! The beginning of… Read More

JLC RECEIVES TWO “BEST OF COLUMBIA 2019” NOMINATIONS: VOTING NOW OPEN!

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We have some exciting news! The Junior League of Columbia has been nominated for TWO “Best of Columbia” Awards! Beginning today (6/5), you are able to vote online for all of the categories. JLC has been nominated for Best Charity and Best Activist Group and has some tough competition, so being nominated is a huge… Read More

2019-2020 JLC COMMUNITY IMPACT GRANT RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED

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We are excited to announce that a total of $50,000 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

JLC hosts fun afternoon at Epworth Children’s Home

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On May 19, the Junior League of Columbia’s Healthy Kids in Transition Committee helped host a fun afternoon for the children at Epworth Children’s Home! One of the new member groups for the Junior League of Columbia (JLC) worked with the Healthy Kids in Transition committee to plan the day. Each member arrived and set… Read More

JLC Member, Sheila Willis, Honored with Compleat Lawyer Award

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Junior League of Columbia member, Sheila Willis, has been named a 2019 recipient of the Compleat Lawyer Award. Sheila is an associate at Fisher & Phillips LLP in Columbia and a 2011 alumna of the University of South Carolina School of Law. In JLC, Sheila serves as a member of the Nominating Committee and previously… Read More

JLC MEMBER, ASHLEY JOHNSON, JOINS COLUMBIA’S DESIGN DEVELOPMENT & REVIEW COMMISSION

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Junior League of Columbia new member, Ashley Johnson, has been named to the city of Columbia’s Design Development and Review Commission. Ashley is an attorney with Robinson Gray law firm. The commission reviews and approves work proposed within Columbia’s historic districts, urban design areas, and designated landmarks. In addition to her JLC membership, Ashley is… Read More

JLC AT LARGE DIRECTOR, EMILY BEDENBAUGH, NAMED CHAIRWOMAN

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The Salvation Army of the Midlands announced yesterday the new chairwoman of the 2019-2020 Advisory Board, Junior League of Columbia At Large Director Emily Bedenbaugh. “The Salvation Army is so blessed to have Emily serving as chairwoman of the advisory board. She consistently exemplifies her giving spirit and will provide wonderful leadership in this role,” said… Read More