The Junior League of Greater Lakeland, Inc. is committed to promoting overall wellness of body, mind, and spirit for women and children in our community.
Welcome to The Junior League of Greater Lakeland®
We are an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. The Junior League is exclusively educational and charitable.
A Message From Our President
Hear from Jessica Brown, The League's 2020-2021 acting President, her vision, mission and goals.
The League has a long history of fulfilling our mission – to promote voluntarism, develop the potential of women, and improve our community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. This year will bring challenges that will stretch and strengthen us, as we learn to conform to our ever-changing circumstances.
The Junior League of Greater Lakeland invests thousands of volunteer hours in community projects and programs that align to our Mission and further the League’s impact in our community. Learn about how the Junior League directly impacts our community. Our outreach programs are designed to provide maximum benefit to our communities through our League volunteers, community partnerships and direct financial support.
Reading is Fundamental
Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is a national book distribution program that is exclusively funded by the Junior League of Greater Lakeland. This program continues to distribute books to children with the greatest need in schools in the Lakeland area.
The World of Reading event is one the League’s signature programs that focuses on school readiness and family literacy. It’s hosted annually in April at Barnett Family Park and is a free public event featuring authors signing their books, crafts and lots of family friendly activities. The 2021 Event is being hosted as a socially distant drive-through in the parking lot of First United Methodist Church on Lake Morton.
Ready to Read is a JLGL initiative designed to support the literacy related needs of one school in the community each year. This school is selected based on the academic performance and economic need of the majority of the school’s students and the school’s improvement plan.
See what events are coming soon, all hosted by The Junior League of Greater Lakeland.
General Membership Meetings
The first Tuesday of each month, The Junior League of Greater Lakeland hosts a General Membership Meeting to update our members on community activities, League announcements and our community impact. These meetings are held at our Headquarters, The Junior League Sorosis Building on Lake Morton.
REGISTRATION IS FULL! The Junior League of Greater Lakeland is hosting a free children’s tennis clinic on Saturday, May 1st, 2021 at the Beerman Family Tennis Center. This is a FREE community event for children ages 5-12. At the clinic, children will learn warm-up exercises from athletic trainers and the basic elements and foundational […]
The Junior League of Greater Lakeland is hosting a free children’s tennis clinic on Saturday, May 1st, 2021 at the Beerman Family Tennis Center. This is a FREE community event for children ages 5-12. At the clinic, children will learn warm-up exercises from athletic trainers and the basic elements and foundational skills of tennis […]
Join us for the annual Junior League of Greater Lakeland World of Reading Festival on Saturday, April 10, 2021! This year’s event has been modified as a drive-through and in a new location – First United Methodist Church on Lake Morton. Come by anytime 10am until 12:30pm to receive books, crafts, snacks, and more! […]
The Junior League of Greater Lakeland hosts several events throughout the year in an effort to increase our impact in our communities.
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