5 Resolutions for the 2020 – 2021 JLA Year

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June officially kicked off the 2020–2021 League year for The Junior League of Austin (JLA) members and committees. After a monumental 2019–2020 League year during which we opened the doors to our new Community Impact Center, supplied weekly meals to over 950 kids in Del Valle ISD through Food In Tummies (FIT), and raised $645,525…

Mueller Retailer Lilla & Beth Pivots to Stay Open During the Pandemic

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  A Junior League of Austin business spotlight. When Megan Cooper, member of The Junior League of Austin and owner of Lilla & Beth, pictured the last weeks of her pregnancy, she pictured a calm and restful period for her to prepare to be a new mom. Megan had worked to build up Lilla &…

Take A Hike in the Westcave Outdoor Discovery Center

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A Junior League of Austin community spotlight. A summer hike may not sound appealing in 100-degree weather but what if it got cooler as you hiked farther? That’s the reality in the 76-acre Westcave Outdoor Discovery Center. Only a 45-minute drive from downtown Austin, Westcave is located in the Hill Country, two miles past the…

Kids Giving Back Responds to COVID-19 Crisis

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While our world may be facing the coronavirus pandemic, Austin-area kids haven’t let the COVID-19 crisis keep them from contributing to their communities. The Junior League of Austin (JLA)’s Kids Giving Back program, now in its fourth year, has, like other staple programs of the League, adapted to provide socially distant service opportunities meaningful both…

JLA Member Owned Business Spotlight

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busy bébés The membership of the Junior League of Austin is very large – one of the largest in the nation – so it’s no wonder you’ll find a lot of amazing Junior League run businesses among us. With such a large group, it’s hard to know which businesses out there are lead by our…

Join The Junior League of Austin at the 2020 Austin Entertains!

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Our grand tasting—supporting Austin’s most talented female chefs and more—will take place at the Community Impact Center on February 27th at 7 p.m. Have you purchased your tickets to Austin Entertains yet? We offer two ticket options for the night: General Admissions Tickets ($85) VIP Tickets ($150) All ticket holders will have access to nearly…

Provisional Year FAQs

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If you’re considering joining the Junior League of Austin (JLA), here’s some helpful information: Do I need to know someone in the League to join?  No! The sponsorship requirement was removed in accordance with our commitment to diversity and Inclusion.     Why do I need to be a Provisional Member before I’m an Active…

A Hassle Free Holiday Treat

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And just like that we are in the thick of the holiday season! Nights have become filled with parties and gatherings that we somehow manage to fit in between meetings, practices, family time, and other everyday activities. Sometimes you get caught up in the hustle and bustle of life and forget that you promised to…

Food In Tummies – Celebrating Ten Years

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For any member who has joined The Junior League of Austin (JLA) in the past 10 years, you likely know the program Food in Tummies (FIT) very well. It has been the Provisional Community Placement since its inception. For those new to JLA, FIT is one of our most innovative and important programs. In collaboration…

Getting to Know our Junior League of Austin Board Members

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As we know, The Junior League of Austin is comprised of the most motivated and powerful minds this city has to offer.  Chief among those women are those who have answered the call to take on the mantle of leadership for our beloved League.  These women have given their time, efforts, and talents to ensure…