Meet Alice O’Reilly, Our Sustaining Vice President and Sustainer Council Chair…

By Sheila Lotterhos, Sustainer Historian    The JLGL dictionary has a face next to the word “go-getter”, and that face belongs to Alice Culberson O’Reilly.  Alice possesses a reservoir of seemingly boundless energy, and thankfully for our League and our community, she dwells in a world of endless possibility.     A true professional, this Lakeland native, […]

Clean out your closet and help local nonprofits!

Thursday, October 14, 2021 - Sunday, October 17, 2021

JLGL Building - 90 Lake Morton Drive

Clean out your closet for a great cause! The Junior League of Greater Lakeland will be accepting clothing donations from Oct 14-Oct 17. Items that are dropped off will be sorted and prepared for pick up by our community partners.

JLGL Recognized by Athena Awards

The Junior League of Greater Lakeland was recognized last night as the recipient of this year’s Organizational ATHENA Award, presented by the Lakeland Chamber of Commerce and ATHENA International. The Junior League was among four finalists, including Central Florida Health Care, CPS Investment Advisors, and United Way of Central Florida. The ATHENA Award recognizes the […]

Join us for the 2021 JLGL Welcome Back Bash

Saturday, September 25, 2021

The Junior League of Greater Lakeland invites all members and their families to attend our Welcome Back Bash! Rescheduled to Saturday, September 25 from 5 PM – 8 PM Junior League of Greater Lakeland Building (90 Lake Morton Dr. Lakeland, FL 33801) Learn more and REGISTER HERE

Sarah D. McKay Award Winner 2021: Paula Bono Dockery

The Sarah Dukes McKay Award was established in May of 2018 to recognize a long-standing League member in good standing who personifies philanthropy, leadership, empowerment, inclusiveness, and a commitment to improving the community.  Having had an illustrious career in state politics, this year’s recipient of the Sarah Dukes McKay Award is certainly no stranger to […]

Applications are now OPEN for the 2023 Lakeland Christmas Parade

Thursday, December 7, 2023

Join Us the First Thursday in December for our Annual Lakeland Christmas Parade, hosted by The Junior League of Greater Lakeland and the City of Lakeland. The 42nd Annual Lakeland Christmas Parade will be held on Thursday, December 7th, 2023 at 7:00pm The parade theme for 2023 is “Christmas in Candy Land” The application period […]

2021 Lakeland Christmas Parade will be a “Season of Joy”

Thursday, December 2, 2021

The Junior League of Greater Lakeland and the City of Lakeland are thrilled to announce the 2021 Lakeland Christmas Parade! The 40th Annual Lakeland Christmas Parade will be held on Thursday, December 2nd, 2021 at 7:00pm The parade theme for 2021 is Applications will open on June 15, 2021 and close September 15, 2021.    […]

Reflections on 2020-2021 from President Jessica Brown

Almost as soon as I was slated to be President, every Past President I spoke with told me – you will plan and plan. Then the year just happens! I feel as though they didn’t know how right they were. As most of you know – but probably do not fully think about – a […]

Let’s Wine About It!

Monday, April 26, 2021 - Tuesday, May 18, 2021

The past year has been rough, let’s wine about it! We’re “Wining About It” to raise funds to support the literacy and clothing initiatives of the Junior League of Greater Lakeland! A suggested donation per entry ticket is appreciated. Prizes winner will be drawn at random on Tuesday, May 18th at approximately 7pm. Winners will […]