Message from the President

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“Great things are accomplished by talented people who believe they will accomplish them.”-Warren G. Bennis This year we have celebrated 90 years of serving the Augusta community and the legacy of the Junior League of Augusta and its members.  We began our ninth decade by focusing on our members and mission alike. This year we…

JLA gifts $9,000 to Communities in Schools Augusta/Richmond County

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In honor of its 90th Anniversary, The Junior League of Augusta (JLA) awarded $9,000 to Communities In Schools Augusta/Richmond County on Saturday, December 1, 2018, at the Junior League’s 90th Anniversary Gala. The award will allow Communities In Schools Augusta/Richmond County to expand its existing services and programs supporting at-risk students to stay in school and…

JLA Awards Grants

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Nine local nonprofit organizations and two schools received support from the Junior League of Augusta. The following awards, totaling $21,379.01, were presented at the 8th Annual Holiday Market on Saturday, November 10, 2018. 2018 Arts Endowment Grant Recipients Augusta Ballet Jessye Norman School of the Arts Colton Ballet Morris Museum of Art-Social Canvas with Richmond…

JLA Brings Holiday Cheer to the CSRA

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Holiday Market Opens November 9th in Support of Community Programs and Grants Augusta, Georgia – For Immediate Release – Today, Junior League of Augusta, Georgia, Inc. announced that its Eighth Annual Holiday Market will take place Friday, November 9th through Sunday, November 11th. The CSRA’s only 3-day, premier shopping event will transform the Columbia County…

Spooky To Be Hungry Food Drive

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In October, League members had the exciting opportunity to volunteer with Golden Harvest Food Bank’s Spooky To Be Hungry food drive. The food drive, celebrating its 26th year, collects food and funds for the hungry during the month of October in neighborhoods and organizations across the CSRA. It is Golden Harvest Food Bank’s largest annual…

Did You Catch the KITK Buzz?

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On August 25, 2018 the Junior League of Augusta Kids in the Kitchen Committee hosted a Share the Color event at the League office.  Learn more about the event in the article posted by The Augusta Chronicle here.  

RCBOE Grant Presentation

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“A good teacher knows how important it is to connect with students and understand our culture.” -Adora Svitak Each year the Junior League of Augusta (JLA) awards local educators of Title 1 schools with Award for Classroom Enrichment (ACE) and Field Trip funding. The ACE and Field Trip grant programs were implemented by the League…

JLA Presents Ed Turner and Number 9

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On August 10th and 11th the Junior League of Augusta (JLA) presented Ed Turner and Number 9 Rock and Soul Revue at the beautiful 100 year old Imperial Theatre in downtown Augusta. This year’s concert was featured as a Westobou10 pick for the month of August and highlighted classic rock favorites from Moody Blues, Gregg…

August President’s Corner

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We are only two months into the new League year and have accomplished so much in such little time. Watch this video from our President, Dagni Frederick, to find out what we have been up and the changes we are making to better our organization and our impact on the Augusta community.    

Unstoppable! Georgia Leagues United

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On July 14, 2018 eight members of the Junior League of Augusta (JLA) joined more than 125 women from across Georgia to attend the fourth annual Georgia Leagues United (GLU) training. The workshop was organized by the Georgia League Presidents and held at the Atlanta Speech School. Participating Junior Leagues included: Athens, Atlanta, Augusta, Cobb-Marietta, Columbus,…