Jen first joined Junior League more than a decade ago when she was in graduate school as a way to meet women in the Champaign-Urbana area and learn more about the community. “I was in political science, a male-dominated degree program,” she explained. “I wanted to get more involved in the community and not be so isolated over at the [University of Illinois].” Continue reading Member Spotlight: President Jennifer Romine→
Check out our VP of Finance Council, Allie Teagarden, on Show & Tell CI with Ryan Leskis sharing information about our great Festival of Trees weekend! Festival of Trees is this weekend, November 18-20, 2016. You can listen to the podcast interview here and check out all the details for Festival of Trees on our website.
Junior League of Champaign-Urbana (JLCU) changed meeting locations this month and convened at the Urbana Early Childhood School – the location of JLCU’s Bright Starts program! Principal Vowels left a note thanking JLCU for their “unwavering support of early childhood education” and stated that JLCU’s commitment “not only has an immediate effect but will benefit the community in the future.” Continue reading JLCU October General Membership Meeting Recap→
The Junior League of Champaign-Urbana hosted the Ladies’ Night Out Pre-Party for the That’s What She Said show on Thursday, October 13. V. Picasso in downtown Champaign was our location for tasty appetizers and delicious drinks! Sixty-nine tickets were sold to the event, and many attendees also won amazing raffle prizes donated by area businesses. Lauren DeSmith, General Events Chair, shared, “The event was a success with a big turn out and the raffle items were very popular! Everyone enjoyed the fun atmosphere and great food from V. Picasso.”
Thank you to all that were in attendance! Our fundraisers allow us to raise funds to directly impact our community.