JLA Host GA SPAC Spring Meeting

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The Junior League of Augusta, Georgia, Inc. recently hosted the State Public Affairs Committee of Georgia-(GA SPAC) on June 16, 2018 for their annual spring meeting. GA SPAC is the advocacy arm of the Junior Leagues of Georgia. They monitor state and federal legislation, and address important advocacy issues based on member League’s projects and efforts. GA SPAC has weighed…

Little Black Dress Initiative

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Now in its 3rd year, the Junior League of Augusta’s Little Black Dress Initiative (LBDI) is an advocacy campaign that seeks to raise community awareness on the issue of poverty. During the week of February 5-9, 2018, several LBDI Advocates will wear the same black dress or outfit for five consecutive days to illustrate the…

Junior League Groups Featured in Upcoming Episodes of VeryVera

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Vera Stewart’s carrot cake defeated renowned chef Bobby Flay’s in a showdown on Food Network; her strawberry cake made it on Oprah Winfrey’s O List of her favorite things in O Magazine; and Stewart’s caramel layer cake was a favorite of designer, Oscar De La Renta, who ordered 17 of her cakes one Valentine’s Day. When it…

Mayor Hardie Davis tells PKP Foundation: “We stand by you”

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If you were in the Richmond County Commission Chambers Tuesday night, chances are you didn’t miss the green attire and “Save Our Park” stickers on dozens. … Among the dozens who came out in support were people who have put their own sweat and time and money into improving PKP. “From 2003 to 2006, we…

The Junior League of Augusta Supports the Survival of Pendleton King Park

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Organization Urges the Public to Sign Petition to Save the Community Resource Augusta, Georgia – For Immediate Release – Today, the Junior League of Augusta, Georgia, Inc. announced its support for the survival of Pendleton King Park. This area of Augusta has become a well-established site for families to play, learn and grow. In a…

Junior League of Augusta Brings Holiday Cheer to the CSRA

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Holiday Market Opens November 10th in Support of Community Programs and Grants Augusta, Georgia – For Immediate Release – Today, Junior League of Augusta, Georgia, Inc. announced that its Seventh Annual Holiday Market will take place Friday, November 10th through Sunday, November 12th, featuring the return of Ladies’ Night Out on Friday evening. The 3-day,…

Hurricane Irma Statement

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As an organization committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers, The Junior League of Augusta has reached out to the Red Cross of Augusta and several other local agencies to assess how our volunteers and resources may be used in the…

Reflecting to Push Forward

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Since our founding, the Junior League of Augusta has donated more than $2,300,000 and volunteered more than 11,000 hours. We operated milk stations during the Great Depression and provided child care and free lunches for 3 million children during WWI. It’s an amazing legacy to build upon, one that our members can be proud of.…

Community Enabling Grant Deadline

Friday, September 29, 2017

The Community Enabling Fund allows the Junior League of Augusta to allocate monies to non-profit community agencies. The grants are given for a specific purpose and, are to be used In the Augusta area. Grants are accepted annually. The Community Council then evaluates the applications and decides how funds will be allocated. Applications are currently being accepted, with…