Affinity Group visits Power in Changing Nonprofit

On Saturday, February 18, the Junior League’s Women of Color Affinity Group members got together and volunteered at a local Black-woman-owned nonprofit, Power in Changing.  Fun fact, Power in Changing is the nonprofit of one of our League members, Ayanna White.  Power in Changing provides items to families experiencing financial hardships and diapers is just part of what is provided. Power… Read More

Affinity Group visits the USO SC

Aisha Jones and Kimberly Toogood, members of our Active Duty, Veterans, and Military Spouses Affinity Group, went to the USO (United Service Organizations) SC at the Columbia Metropolitan Airport to learn more about its new programs and tour the newly renovated center and lounge. Kimberly Toogood is not only a military spouse but also an Air Force veteran, and Aisha… Read More

The Junior League of Columbia’s Dress & Tie Drive: Helping Make the First Annual Epworth Prom Event a Fashionable Success

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The Junior League of Columbia’s Healthy Kids in Transition Committee has launched a dress and tie drive to support Epworth Children’s Home’s first annual Epworth Prom event. This initiative aims to provide young people in need with the opportunity to shop for special occasion attire for the prom. Epworth Children’s Home, a Midlands organization that… Read More

Junior Volunteer Dances to Support Community Partner

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Blair Kirkland is a senior at Gray Collegiate Academy where she is Captain of her dance team and has remained on the all A Honor roll all four years. You can see Blair performing as Alice in the Dance Theatre of Columbia’s production of Alice in Wonderland at Columbia College’s Cottingham Theatre February 24th-26th.  Tickets… Read More

JLC Shero- Meg Hardee

It is always humbling to be among so many outstanding women in the JLC and our JLC sustaining member and Shero, Mega Kinnard Hardee, is one exceptional woman.  What is a “shero”?  According to Oxford Languages, it is “a woman admired or idealized for her courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities; a heroine”. So, what… Read More

JLC Member, Emma T. Dean, named South Carolina Bar Executive Director

Emma, a Columbia attorney, and fellow Junior League sustaining member, has been named the executive director of the South Carolina Bar.  In her new role, she will oversee the day-to-day operations of the South Carolina Bar and implement policies adopted by the Board of Governors and House of Delegates.  Her work will also include working… Read More

JLC Member, Bianca Crawford Shelton, named one of Columbia’s 2023 ambassadors

Bianca has been named a Columbia 2023 ambassador!  Additionally, to serving as an ambassador, Bianca has been involved with the Junior League for 12 serves and currently serves as the JLC Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Chair, along with being the President and CEO of The Crawford Austin Agency, an instructor at Claflin University, and… Read More

Join An Affinity Group!

When you join the Junior League you not only get the opportunity to make a difference in your community. You also get the opportunity to meet a special group of women. And within that special group of women you can find a tribe with our affinity groups.  You want to know more about the affinity… Read More