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. […]

Sponsor A Child’s Imagination

A child’s interest and ability to read at an early age sets the stage for success throughout life. The Junior League of Greater Lakeland is committed to expanding the imaginations and potential of children through reading and school readiness. Your donations ensure that the children in our community will receive access to multiple books to […]

Join the Junior League of Greater Lakeland! Accepting applications until July 1, 2020!

Once a year, the Junior League of Greater Lakeland welcomes a new group of exceptional women to its Provisional Class. The purpose of the Provisional Class is to provide an introduction to The Junior League of Greater Lakeland (JLGL), the Lakeland community and the Association of Junior Leagues International (AJLI). Group training programs, speakers and […]

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 […]

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 […]

CLOTHE OUR COMMUNITY DONATION DRIVE

In alignment with the theme of this year’s Christmas Parade, “The Joy of Giving,” the Junior League of Greater Lakeland invites you to participate in a donation drive during the month of December. The following new, unused items are needed for local elementary, middle, and high school children: Shoes (Everyday/tennis shoe size child 10 through […]

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 […]

Pre-Order Your Thrift Sale Shirt and/or Tank TODAY!

Pre-Order Your Thrift Sale Shirt and/or Tank TODAY! PRE-ORDERS CLOSE ON JULY 25TH.   Your order is not final until you pay online at: http://www.jlgl.org/product-category/jlgl-merchandise/ If you have any questions, please email President@JLGL.org. Thanks! Please fill out the form here to place your order: https://docs.google.com/forms/

President’s Note

Update From President Jessica Brown What a year, so far! We are only a month into our 2020-2021 year, but it (along with the rest of 2020) has proven to be one for the record books. The 2020-2021 year may look different, but we remain committed to bettering ourselves, each other, and our community. During […]