JLCU’s provisional (new member) class had a different meeting than usual in January. With the help of member volunteers, they participated in a poverty simulation from the United Way. Erin Tarr, one of our provisional members, shares her experience in the following guest blog post. Continue reading Guest Post: JLCU New Member Poverty Simulation
Junior League of Champaign-Urbana kicked off 2017 by welcoming members to the first meeting of the year on January 17th.
Two JLCU Sustainers, Danielle Wilberg and Ryann Monahan, have been involved with the start and continued growth of a newer non-profit to the Champaign-Urbana, PROJECT ATHLETES. Continue reading JLCU Sustainer Spotlight: Danielle Wilberg and Ryann Monahan of PROJECT ATHLETES
The Junior League of Champaign-Urbana is getting ready to kick off its annual Advocacy Training and Personal Development Conference (also known as Training Boot Camp) on January 28, 2017, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Champaign Public Library. The women’s conference is aimed at improving mind, body and community advocacy efforts. Tickets are available online for $20 to the general public and $15 for JLCU members. Continue reading Junior League Schedules Advocacy Training & Personal Development Conference for Women of Champaign-Urbana
Cure those winter blues with the Junior League of Champaign-Urbana’s new trivia night, coming to you January 26, 2017, at 7 p.m. at The City Center (505 S. Chestnut St. in Champaign). Tickets to play trivia are available for $10 online at before January 24, 2017, or for $15 at the door. Players are allowed to form teams of up to four people. Continue reading JLCU Announces Trivia Night in January
Every month, Junior League of Champaign-Urbana members visit the Don Moyer Boys and Girls Club to teach healthy eating and cooking skills to kids in our community. This project, Kids in the Kitchen (KITK), is one of the many exciting ways that JLCU is supporting families in our area. Since the start of the Junior League year in September, KITK has held four events, each on the first Thursday of the month. The children spend time learning a new recipe and nutrition, and then participate in a fun physical activity, usually with special guests. Continue reading JLCU Project Update: Kids in the Kitchen