Pasadena, CA – The Junior League of Pasadena, Inc. (JLP) will hold the first of three Prospective Member Open Houses on Saturday, August 3, 2013 from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. at the League's headquarters. Ladies from the Pasadena area and beyond, interested in learning more about the League's over 85 years of leadership and service in the community are welcome to attend.
Prospective members will learn about the League's mission: to develop the potential of women, improve communities and promote voluntarism, have the opportunity to meet with current members about the League's exciting service projects and learn why we were named as one of Pasadena's "50 Inspiring Charities" by THE Magazine in 2011.
"The Junior League of Pasadena gives women an opportunity through mission centered volunteer efforts to make immediate impact to better the community while carrying on the 87 year legacy of our League," stated Allison Daniels, JLP 2013 Provisional Committee Chair. "Each new member is empowered to share her skills with her fellow members and our community partners, while engaging in unique opportunities that are sure to train and teach new skills. This exciting first year is crowned by the "Kids in the Kitchen" signature project, which aims to empower and educate youth about healthy lifestyle choices, nutrition and physical fitness to help reverse the growing trend of childhood obesity and its associated health issues."
In addition to a hands-on experience in contributing to community causes, League members receive training in leadership and advocacy skills, management, marketing and communication skills. The Junior League of Pasadena encourages all women who are interested in joining to attend the open houses to learn more about becoming a part of its community.
The Prospective Member Open House dates are:
- Saturday, August 3, 2013 from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m.
- Saturday, August 17, 2013 from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m.
- Wednesday, September 11, 2013 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.
The open houses will be held at the League's headquarters, located at: 149 South Madison Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101.
[About Junior League of Pasadena, Inc.: Founded in 1926, the Junior League of Pasadena is a non-profit organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective leadership of trained volunteers. The organization believes that nurturing children through family support builds a stronger community. Past projects have included Madison Elementary School, Kidspace Museum, and the Pasadena Senior Center. To receive further information, please contact the Junior League of Pasadena at 626-796-0244 or visit their Web site at www.MyJLP.com.]