Press Release: Spotlight On Style 2018

The third annual Junior League of Greater Lakeland Spotlight on Style, is Thursday, October 25, 2018, at the Junior League Building on Lake Morton. General admission begins at 7:00 P.M., the fashion show begins at 8:00 P.M. Enjoy hors d’oeuvres by Frescos, craft cocktails by Revival, music by DJ Cory Barron & Co., a fashion […]

Carol Jenkins Barnett: A Life of Giving is a Life Worth Living

In a firmament of our community’s shining stars, Carol Jenkins Barnett was certainly one of the brightest. Giving generously of her time, talent, and treasure was as second nature to Carol as it was to her mentor and father, Publix Founder George W. Jenkins. Carol learned the act of volunteering from her mother, Anne MacGregor […]

2017-2018 Junior League of Greater Lakeland Annual Meeting

The Junior League of Greater Lakeland held its annual Spring Banquet at the Lone Palm Golf Club on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Over 140 provisional, active and sustaining members were in attendance for the event celebrating the 85th anniversary of the Junior League of Greater Lakeland’s commitment to improving our community.   Highlights included: The […]

Junior League of Greater Lakeland Announces Sarah D. McKay Award

The Junior League of Greater Lakeland announced the creation of the Sarah D. McKay award during its annual meeting at the Lone Palm Golf Club on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. More than 140 members were in attendance for the event.  Junior League Communications Vice President Katherine Fitzwater recognized Sarah Dukes McKay who is a Sustainer […]

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 […]

Sustainer Spotlight: Stephanie Madden

By now, most of us know Stephanie’s story. A Lakelander who married her high school sweetheart, Steve, 25 years ago; a mother who has raised 6 children; a small business owner, who together with Steve founded Madden out of their 2 bedroom apartment and now partners with Steve’s brother, Greg, and his wife Lori to […]

Honor a fellow League member through the Commemorative Fund

The Commemorative Fund is a way to recognize a significant event in a Junior League member’s life. It is a way to let a fellow League member know that you are joining in their celebration or thinking of them in a time of sorrow. A commemorate fund donation can celebrate anything you like. • A […]

Get to Know Our 2017- 2018 Board of Directors

Victoria Martin, President Originally from Dania Beach, Victoria has been an asset to our League since joining nine years ago. A graduate of Florida Southern College. Now in her ninth year as an active League member, Victoria recalls many comical memories within the League, including “trying to get the smell of BBQ smoke out of […]