Little Black Dress Recap

The Junior League of Springfield (JLS) participated in our inaugural Little Black Dress Initiative (LBDI) from February 6-10, 2017. During this week, participants wore the same little black dress for five consecutive days to illustrate the effects poverty can have on a woman’s access to resources, her confidence, and her professional opportunities while soliciting donations […]

Charity Run 2017

Junior League of Springfield, MO 11th Annual Charity Run 4 Miles 4 Homeless Youth | 2 Miles 2 Make a Difference DATE: April 22, 2017 TIME: 8:00 am LOCATION: JLS Office – 2574 E. Bennett Street | Springfield, MO 65804 RACE: 4 mile & 2 mile courses FUN FAMILY EVENT –  Bounce house –  Balloon […]

Little Black Dress Initiative

WHAT IS THE LITTLE BLACK DRESS INITIATIVE? The Little Black Dress Initiative (LBDI) is a global initiative started by the Junior League of London to raise awareness of the impact of generational poverty. The Junior League of Springfield, MO (JLS) will participate in our inaugural Little Black Dress Initiative (LBDI) from February 6-10, 2017. During […]

2017 JLS Lifetime Achievement Award | Nominations Due March 1

The purpose of the Lifetime Achievement Award is to recognize the significant contributions being made in our community and the Junior League of Springfield, MO (JLS) by Sustaining Members. The Lifetime Achievement Award recipient must be a Sustaining Member in good standing with JLS. She should be active in the community, support the activities of […]

DIAD – Rare Breed

Members Only: Brand new ‘Done in a Day’ opportunity! Join the Junior League of Springfield, MO’s Homeless Youth Committee at Rare Breed on January 26 from 11:00 am-4:30 pm to assist with the Annual Point in Time Count for the homeless youths in our community. Volunteers will help guide the youths to the various services, […]

Winter Training

Members Only: Do you want to earn an easy training point this holiday season? Well, you’re in luck! Our bylaws and policies are being revamped and Junior League of Springfield, MO members have the opportunity to review the new drafts and take an online quiz to earn a training point! This online quiz, brought to […]

Elevate Training

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Members Only: The Junior League of Springfield, MO (JLS) ELEVATE Training will be held on January 12, 2017 in the JLS basement at 6:00 p.m. This event, which is worth one training point, will feature JLS Member Andrea Weber sharing her knowledge on educational leadership. We will discuss how to identify leaders, assess different leadership […]

Lobby Day 2017

Members Only: The Junior League of Springfield, MO (JLS) Lobby Day 2017 has been set. On February 8, 2017, our amazing group of women volunteers will travel to Jefferson City to meet with legislators and discuss issues of importance to JLS. In addition to being part of such an amazing event and learning more about […]

2016 Building Better Communities Scholarship Winners

JLS is proud to announce this year’s Building Better Communities Scholarship winners! The Building Better Communities Scholarship was established to assist low-income, non-traditional female students who are pursuing their education in programs eligible to receive a professional certification or license upon graduation. Due to the generosity of the 2015 Charity Ball attendees and the fundraising […]