Lakeland Christmas Parade Cancelled Due to COVID-19 Concerns

The Junior League of Greater Lakeland, the organizers of the Lakeland Christmas Parade, and the City of Lakeland have made a decision to cancel the 2020 Lakeland Christmas Parade due to the complications of COVID-19. The organizing committee has obvious concerns regarding the pandemic and the unknowns of what impacts the virus may have going forward. […]

Thrift Sale Continues to Give Back

During the 50th anniversary year of the original Thrift Sale, the Junior League of Greater Lakeland was thrilled to bring the Thrift Sale back to our community. The Thrift Sale was hosted in a 6,000 SF warehouse generously donated by The Ruthvens. A very special thank you to our presenting partner, AgAmerica Lending. As with […]

Become the Grand Marshal for the 39th Annual Lakeland Christmas Parade

The Junior League of Greater Lakeland and the City of Lakeland are proud to host the 39th annual Lakeland Christmas Parade the evening of December 5, 2019. Each year, a Grand Marshal is selected to ride in the first car of the parade and lead the floats down the streets of Lakeland. This year, we […]

Member Spotlight: Sustainer Virginia Tacker Askew

When you speak of Lakeland icons, the name of sustainer VIRGINIA TACKER ASKEW will always be included in the conversation. This 97-year old dynamo is loved by all who know her and is still actively making a difference in our community today.  Virginia was born July 14, 1920 in Lakeland, attended Lakeland High School, received […]