Complete History

YEAR

MAJOR PROJECTS/SERVICE AREAS

FUNDRAISERS

SPECIAL EVENTS/INNOVATIONS

1923

The Junior League of Charleston is admitted to the AJLA (The Association of Junior Leagues of America) with 30 charter members,
in January of 1923.

1923-24

Well Baby Clinic, Tiskelwah School,
Christmas Baskets, Davis Child Shelter.
Driving Public Heath Nurses and Juvenile Court workers,

1924-26

Child Welfare Clinic established
Hospital Visitors Committee
YMCA Shop Committee
Distribution of milk to needy infants
Volunteers provided for Red Cross

Nine O’Clock Revue and Circus Ball, each netting over $2000

1926-28

Crescent Center Clinic established

“Racquelita” – a musical comedy, nets $715.01

1928-30

Kanawha City Well Baby Clinic
Crippled Children’s Clinic
First play for children presented: “Sleeping Beauty”

English Country Fair – $1600

Scribblers Club formed to encourage literary talents of members
First publication of the “Mountain Ear” (later The News Sheet)

1930-31

Placement Bureau established
Puppets trouped to outlying schools

Black and White Ball – $1400

1931-32

Established the Children’s Theater

Cabaret Ball – $1500

1933-34

JL Orthopedic Clinic started Federal Relief Clinic for crippled children

Bavarian Ball – $2700

1934-35

Exhibit of WV artists at Capital Building

Cruise Ball and ad-supported magazine section in the Charleston Daily Mail; net $2942

System of annual placement interview initiated
First conference of Junior Leagues of WV held in Charleston

1936-37

Heart Clinic established

Junior League Ball – $3000

1937-38

Free Dental Clinic established

Country Fair Ball – $2330

1939-40

First Children’s Symphony Concert
Puppet Committee reorganized and “Cinderella” presented to children at Hillcrest Sanitarium

“Dream of a Clown” (cast made up of 80 business and professional men) – nets $2163

1940-41

Crescent Center Neighborhood House
Child Guidance Clinic established
Volunteers assisted at Gynecological Clinic and staffed JL Clinic
Cleveland Symphony Orchestra for children

Americana Ball – $2556

1942-43

Musical Pictures is begun
Crescent Center Neighborhood House
Child Guidance Clinic closed
Volunteers at Red Cross, Civilian Defense, YMCA Service center and other war-time agencies

Duo-playing concert by Shaw and Braggioti – net $2300

1943-44

Boys and Girls Club, new project

Service Star Ball – $2660

JL office move to Professional Building

1944-45

JL sponsors a Community Recreation Institute

Pin-Up Ball – $2900

1946-47

JL and Council of Social Work sponsor a Board Members” Institute for the community
$500 donation to Memorial Hospital Association

Silver Anniversary Ball – $4900

Mrs. Ralph Jones of Charleston, Director of Region IV, elected President of AJLA

1947-48

Dental Clinic in operation
Second donation of $500 to Memorial Hospital Association
Speakers Bureau for proposed Mental Hygiene Clinic

1948-49

Third donation of $500 to Memorial Hospital Association

Visit from AJLA Consultants
Project-Finding Committee formed

1949-50

Children’s Museum opened
“This is Your State” – historical radio series is begun

Country Fair – new Ways and Means project

1950-51

“This Week In Charleston” begins publication
Marionette show “Rumpelstiltskin” trouped to 4700 children

Second Country Fair – rained out after five hours (budget met from surplus)

1951-52

Volunteer Service Bureau started

Country Fair – nets $6000

Minimum standard established for Placement: one full year or three part time jobs

1952-53

Volunteer Service Bureau puppets

League dues raised to $14.00
Visits from two AJLA Consultants

1953-54

Children’s Museum budget raised to $4000

JL Follies – nets $8000

1954-55

Fall Youth Concert presented by Junior Radio Board (a JL project) and Charleston Symphony
$1500 grant to Children’s Museum

Movie premiere of “Daddy Long Legs” – $8427

Visits from AJLA Regional Director

1955-56

Joined Red Cross Blood Program as a donor group
$50 to Boys & Girls Club Christmas party
Children’s Museum presents Audubon
Screen tours
Hand Puppets initiated

Decorama – $7602 (compulsory ticket sale voted by membership)

1956-57

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Decorama – $8113

AJLA Regional Conference held in
Charleston

1957-58

JL receives citation from National Recreation Association
Housing Committee appointed to find new home for Children’s Museum
JL funds recognition pins for Volunteer Service Bureau

“Rivalry” (starring Raymond Massey and Agnes Moorhead) – $7628

Visit from AJLA Regional Director

1958-59

$1000 gift to Children’s Museum
JL coordinates the WV Conference on Handicapped Children
$1000 gift to Kanawha Speech and Hearing Center

Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus – $8241.16

1959-60

Shoe Fund for Davis Child Shelter
Steering Committee appointed for Children’s Museum
JL share of Social Work Scholarships raised to $100

Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus – $5882

JL dues raised to $20.00
Bylaws reviewed and clarified
Visit for AJLA Regional Director

1960-61

Two educational safety films purchased (for school showings)
Travelers Aid survey completed

“The King and I” (in cooperation with the Light Opera Guild) – $8361
“This Week in Charleston” contributes $1000 in excess profits

Visit for AJLA Consultant on Arts to study Children’s Museum
New brochure on Charleston JL published

1961-62

$5000 given toward purchase of Sunrise, Children’s Museum’s new home
JL’s share of Children’s Museum’s budget reduced to $3000
Project-finding committee formed
Speech and hearing center added to JL budget

Town Hall series – nets over $5000

Visit from AJLA Regional Director

1962-63

$5000 to Children’s Museum for new planetarium
$1500 to Sunrise fro operating expenses
$1000 to Speech and Hearing Center

Town Hall series – nets over $5000

1963-64

Assisted with Kanawha Welfare Council’s Health Fair
$1500 to Sunrise Foundation Inc.
$1000 to Children’s Museum
Education TV added to projects

Town Hall series – nets just under $5000
“This Week” contributes $2500 in excess profits

State Public Affairs Committee (SPAC) dissolved by WV Legislature
Visit from AJLA Regional Director

1964-65

$5000 to Sunrise Foundation
$600 scholarship to Morris Harvey School of Nursing
Assisted with model UN meeting for Kanawha County Schools
Assisted with WV Welfare Conference

Town Hall series – nets over $6000

1965-66

$3000 to sunrise Foundation
$5000 pledged to Marmet-Charleston
General Hospital Building Fund
$600 scholarship to Morris Harvey School of Nursing
“It’s A Greater Kanawha Valley”

Town Hall series – nets over $5000

Revision of Admissions Procedures
Visit from AJLA Regional Director

1966-67

$3000 to Sunrise Foundation
$1500 paid on pledge to Marmet-
Charleston General Hospital Bldg. Fund
School Volunteer program initiated
“Musical Pictures” – grades 1-4
“Know Your State” – grades 5-8

Town Hall series – nets $7431
“This Week” contributes $2000

AJLA Placement Institute for Region IV held in Charleston
Visit by AJLA Puppet Consultant

1967-68

$3000 to Sunrise Foundation
$2000 completes pledge to Marmet-Charleston General Hospital Bldg. Fund
$500 each given to Sunrise Art Gallery,
School Volunteer Program, Boys Club Library
“Musical Pictures” terminated as JL project; given to Kanawha Co. Schools

Town Hall, with one evening lecture – nets $6432

Office space acquired at Daniel Boone Hotel
Community Advisory Committee formed
Visits from: AJLA President, Regional Director, Radio-TV Consultant, Puppetry Consultant

1968-69

Three new JL projects approved:
1. Housing – co-sponsoring 50-100 rent supplement housing units
2. Infant Tutoring
3. Public Affairs TV

Town Hall series – nets $7000
“This Week” – nets over $2000

Community Arts Committee formed, comprised of: Art in Schools, WV Opera Theater, Puppets, Radio-TV, and Children’s Museum

1969-70

WCHS-TV and JL produce “Crisis: Housing in Charleston”
JL, Community Council and City of Charleston sponsor a “Housing and Community Improvement Seminar”
Volunteers in School pilot project completed

Town Hall series – nets $2212.21
“This Week” adopted as a Ways and Means project

AJLA Appalachian Seminar held in Charleston
Visit from AJLA Regional Director
JL office moved from Daniel Boone to Community Council Office

1970-71

Two new JL projects approved:
1. “Drugs are Like That” – educational film for 4th and 5th grades
2. Volunteer Coordinating Center (in coordination with Mid-Appalachian Environment Service) Firm FHA approval given for building 75 low income housing units for Vandalia Terrace Housing Corp. (JL and First Baptist Church of Vandalia)
“Call for Action” begun with National Council of Jewish Women & WTIP
Puppet program turned over to Children’s Museum

Town Hall series – nets $6323
“This Week” – nets $3321.59

Public Affairs Committee and Ad Hoc Ecology Committee formed
Charleston JL joins Huntington and Wheeling leagues to support legislation for early childhood education
AJLA’s name changed to “Association of Junior Leagues, Inc.” or AJL

1971-72

Groundbreaking held for Vandalia Terrace Housing project
“It’s a Greater Kanawha Valley” brochure turned over to Charleston Area Chamber of Commerce
Infant Tutoring project terminated

Town Hall series – nets $2800 – membership wishes to discontinue
“This Week” sold to Direct Mail Service Co. for $2000
Three new Ways and Means Projects adopted:
1. JL Follies (community oriented)
2. Bargain Days Sale for 1973-74
3. Regional cookbook – to be published in 1974-75 and be ongoing fundraiser

Visit from AJL Consultant on JL finance and administration
Financial forecasting instituted a part of budgeting process
JL fiscal and administrative year
standardized: June 1 – May 31
Revised structure for JL administrative
operation adopted for two year trial
period
AJL adopts new structure, placing
Charleston in Area II (43 Leagues)
New JL office – with Ecology Info. Center
(JL project)

1972-73

Public Relations Brochure published by Communications Committee
Community Service Council & Involvement Groups prepare all Placement and Budget recommendations

50th Anniversary Follies – “On Your Feet” – nets over $8000

50th Anniversary celebration begins with champagne brunch in Jan.
Visit from AJL Area Director
Part-time secretary hired
Ad Hoc Committee formed to study Admissions, one-year presidency

1973-74

“Drugs are Like That” file terminated as a project
Workshops in the Performing Arts approved as three year project
JL votes to become a Red Cross Blood Donor group

First “Whale of a Sale” (formerly “Bargain Days”) – nets over $12,500

50th Anniversary celebration concludes with Anniversary Ball (Dec)
New administrative structure approved
Bylaws revised
One-year President with VP who succeeds approved (three year trial)

1974-75

Dec. 27 – final closing on Vandalia Terrace Housing Project (75 units)
New project adopted – Group Home for Runaways
Art in Schools project terminated; turned over to Charleston Art Gallery
Ecology Information Center turned over to CAG
Ad Hoc Public Affairs Committee involved in Kanawha County textbook controversy

JL Cookbook published – “Mountain Measures.” 10,000 copies printed initially. By May 1975 the $15,500 printing bill is paid; $12,500 profit realized; reprint of additional 10,000 copies approved

AJL institutes “AMP” (Association Management Process, or MBO) and trains JL delegates to become AMP trainers.
JL office moves to 1324 Virginia Street East; part-time secretary hired
Charleston JL chosen by AJL for study as one of 13 “growth leagues” in the country

1975-76

Daymark (former “Group Home for Runaways”) accepted as three year project; receives funding from County Court, State Welfare Department, HEW
grant
“Call for Action” and “Deaf Service Center” phased out
JLC co-sponsors “Town Meeting” (an Institute of Cultural Affairs program) with Charleston Bicentennial Commission; also puts on a Children’s Town Meeting
Child Advocacy Committee begins community survey

Reprint of “Mountain Measures” arrives with only 19 copies of 1st printing left.
Net income June 1975 – April 1976 – $15,636
2nd Whale of a Sale nets over $20,000
JLC accepts Ways and Mean’s Committee’s proposal for no new project in 1976-77. “Mountain Measures” to continue as on-going project.

League members receive training in AMP, Career Development, CPR
JL office moved to YWCA at 1114 Quarrier Street
Charleston JL votes to become a member of SPAC (State Public Affairs Committee) with other WV Leagues

1976-77

Daymark Inc. expands youth outreach
program; opens “Patchwork” (residence for runaway youth) in Oct.
JL co-sponsors a Summer Program for Hearing Impaired Children with Kanawha County Board of Education
Workshop in Performing Arts terminated; turned over to Board of Education
“Tree Sense” (ecology project) adopted as 3 year project

Second 10,000 copy reprint of “Mountain Measures” arrives in November; gross income $20,385, reprint cost $14,366, net profit $4862
“Southern JL Cookbook” to be published by David McKay Publishing Co., will include 20 recipes from “Mountain Measures”

SALT (Synergistics and Leadership Training) introduced
AMP and Career Development skills have been taught to over 75% of Actives
Charleston JL becomes affiliate member of Kanawha County Dialogue, Inc.

1977-78

Daymark’s “Patchwork” serves 500 youth in 2nd year of operation; chosen as one of 20 outstanding nation programs
Vandalia Terrace Housing project provides 75 units of low cost housing; law suit against contractor and bonding company still pending
Membership adopts 2 new projects: Art Enrichment and Foster Care Recruitment and 3 committed activities.
JLC votes to endorse Battered Wives Task Force’s community shelter project

3rd “Whale of a Sale” nets $22,000
3rd reprint of 10,000 cookbooks arrives in February (printing cost: $15,096; gross sales: $26,430)
Sales of “Southern JL Cookbook” bring in $660.76 royalty check from David McKay Co.

CPR taught to over 300 community members
AMP, SALT and CD training offered to provisionals, committees and active membership
Alcoholism and Public TV areas researched for possible future JLC involvement

1978-79

“Tree Sense” (ecology project) enters 3rd and final year of JLC participation
Community Projects recommends 2 new projects, 4 committed activities
“Patchwork” is 3rd largest group home serving runaway youth in the nation. “Checkpoint” and “Turning Point” are outreach arms
Vandalia litigation continues Foster Home Recruitment nets 132 inquiries to Dept. of Welfare

“Mountain Measures” – 38,200 cookbooks sold to date. Fourth reprint (15,000 copies) delivered in May. Cookbook price increased to $5.95
JLC gears up for October 1979 “Whale of a Sale”

JLC presents a community conference, “Future on the Family”
Public Affairs Committee hosts January SPAC meeting. Debate on Equal Rights Amendment leads to all-member mailing and a Concern Coffee for Sustainers to discuss JLC’s position on ERA
JLC Board of Managers holds its first Board Retreat

1979-80

Membership approves several new projects and activities: Hospital Coloring Book, Sensory Perception Center, Children’s Detention Home, Day Care Center, Elderly Task Force, Red Cross work
“Tree Sense,” Apple Corps and Drug Committee projects active in Kanawha County Schools
Three $1000 Volunteer Educational Scholarships presented to Kanawha County graduating seniors, plus one $500 gifted program scholarship

4th Whale of a Sale nets $22,600

The Nominating Committee institutes a self-submission policy
JLC membership votes to change from a secret to non-secret admissions policy
Charleston JL and First Baptist Church representatives are invited to make a presentation at AJL Annual Conference in Toronto on the Vandalia Terrace Housing project (the only successful League-sponsored housing project in the country)

1980-81

5000 educational coloring books published and presented to Charleston Area Medical Center Foundation
$3000 donation to Patchwork
$2600 to Domestic Violence Center
3 $1000 Volunteer Scholarships presented to graduating high school seniors
JLC membership chooses two major focus areas: The Family and Cultural Enrichment

“Mountain Measures” – the membership votes to reprint 20,000 cookbooks
Charleston JL and Huntington JL make proposal and are awarded contract to co-host Southern Conference Basketball Tournament in March of 1982

JL dues are raised to $45 for Actives and Provisionals, $35 for Sustainers
Community Advisory Board re-established
JL adopts AJL position statement on children, enabling Advocacy Committee to lobby for legislation relating to children

1981-82

Discovery Center (new project co-sponsored by JLC and Sunrise) opens
Membership votes to co-sponsor a Nature Center and Starlight Project at Sunrise
Six year Vandalia lawsuit finally settled for $9200
Research begun on establishing a Ronald McDonald House (with CAMC)
Three Volunteer Scholarships of $1000 each awarded
$6000 donation to Patchwork

Membership votes to publish a sequel to very successful “Mountain Measures” cookbook, to be entitled “Mountain Measures: A Second Serving”
Southern Conference Basketball Tournament held at Charleston Civic Center in March nets $7000 for each of the co-sponsoring Leagues (Huntington and Charleston)

Bylaws revision: maximum age for a Provisional raised to 37; for an Active to 45
JLC supports 7 legislative issues during 1982 Legislative session
Charleston JL one of 15 in country invited to participate in a Child Welfare Conference
JL sponsors a Cookbook Seminar and a Grantsmanship Workshop for community organizations

1982-83

“Starlight” (JL project with Sunrise) has grand opening in October
$13,500 given toward development of Nature Center at Sunrise: opens in march
$1500 for maintenance of Nature Center given as 60th Anniversary gift
$6000 to Family Services Sexual Assault Information Center
Membership approves matching grant to Daymark of up to $5000
Ronald McDonald House approved as 2 year project; $20,000 pledged
Three $1000 Volunteer Scholarships awarded

2nd Southern Conference Basketball Tournament nets $11,000 each for co-sponsors, JL’s of Huntington and Charleston
“Mountain Measures” goes for another reprint; price raised to $9.95
Recipes being rested for “Mountain Measures: A second Serving”

JL office moves to South Hills Plaza
60th Anniversary of Charleston JL celebrated with gala brunch
Immediate past President at AJL is guest speaker at Charleston JL’s Annual Meeting
Minimum age for Provisional raised from 18 to 21

1983-84

Ronald McDonald House given $10,000 as first installment of JL pledge
Seven Volunteer Scholarships of $450 each awarded

6th Whale of a Sale nets $24,000
New mini fundraiser, “Junior League Days at Stone & Thomas” – $4500
“Mountain Measures” A Second Serving” delivered to printer; publication set for fall 1984
JL endowment fund started with $500 donation

Acting on a recommendation from AJL, the membership votes to add the following to the Bylaws: “The JL of Charleston WV, Inc. does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, religion or nation origin.”

1984-85

Puppeteer for “Kids on the Block” (educational puppets) begin training
Ground-breaking for Ronald McDonald House
Three $1000 Volunteer Scholarships awarded

“Mountain Measures: A Second Serving” published and promoted
“Mountain Messages” (formerly the Newssheet) begins selling advertising

New Future Plan introduced
mini-grant policy approved
JL dues raised to $55 for Actives and Provisionals; $45 for Sustainers

1985-86

Grand opening of Ronald McDonald House in November
5 Volunteer Scholarships awarded – 3 for $750 and 3 for $500

7th Whale of a Sale nets $42,944
New fundraiser, Stationery Sales, begins its sales campaign
Ad Hoc Cookbook Committee formed to market CJL’s two cookbooks (JL Publications)

Cluster meeting of 5 WV Leagues held in Fairmont
Junior League Day at the Legislature sponsored by Advocacy Committee

1986-87

JL membership approves 3 projects:
1. Childwatch (adolescent pregnancy research project)
2. Parenting Seminars
3. Read Aloud WV
5 Volunteer Scholarships totaling $3500

“Calico Christmas” raffle – $7320.57
Monte Carlo social nets $2500
Cookbooks – approx. $35000
Stationery Sales – $3000

Cluster meeting of 5 WV Leagues held in Fairmont
Streamlining Ad Hoc Committee appointed to study internal JL structure and community impact
“Mountain Measures ???

1987-88

New focus are adopted: “Intervening on behalf of the children at risk”
New projects presented:
1. Turning On… Turning Off” (drug education program using puppets)
2. Childwatch II
3. Grantsmanship
JL receives $21,000 from Governor’s Drug-Free Committees Fund for “Turning On… Turning Off”
Violence on View survey conducted in selected Kanawha County Schools
Volunteer Scholarships awarded totaling $3500

8th Whale of a Sale – $29,934.68
Stationery Sales – $3000
Monte Carlo – $2520.52
Cookbooks – approx. $32,000

Streamlining Ad Hoc Committee presents report: Charleston JL membership adopts the Council System of internal organization
New job descriptions written for all-new Placement Brochure

1988-89

JL co-sponsoring “Kaleidoscope” (summer mini-project) with Hallmark Cards
Charleston JL and VMAP co-sponsor a Volunteer Recognition Seminar
New project approved: Violence on View
Video violence bill introduced by JL in WV Legislature

Monte Carlo – over $7000
Stationery Sales continue

First Provisional Retreat held
Marketing Seminar led by AJL Board member
First comprehensive Annual Report published and distributed to 600 community leaders and organizations
$32,000 given to community (a 45% increase)

1989-90

New project: Teen Outreach Program (contract with Capital High School)
Video labeling bill introduced In WV Legislature (Violence on View), and signed into law in March
Volunteer scholarships presented at Community Volunteer Reception

9th Whale of a Sale – $21,000
Monte Carlo – $7500

$2000 sent to JL of Charleston, SC, for Hurricane Hugo relief
AJL changes name to Association of Junior Leagues International (AJLI)

1990-91

Governor’s Committee on Crime and Juvenile Delinquency grants PARD (Public Affairs Research and Development Committee) $9420 for after-school Day Care program
Volunteer Scholarships awarded

Talbot’s Grand Opening Benefit – $1000
Burger King Classic nets $818.00
Monte Carlo – approx $5500
“Mountain Measures” goes for 8th printing

Ad Hoc Committee on Membership presents report
Mentor program developed
Visit from AJLI Diversity Support Team

1991-92

WV Harvest a new project
PARD Committee completes Sister League Survey
Provisional Group project – “Hope House”

10th Whale of a Sale – approx. $51,000
Burger Kind Classic
Cookbooks – $26,000

JL represented on Regional Family Resource Network
Long Range Planning underway
AJLI Partnership Project adopted as revised at Annual Conference

1992-93

Kaleidoscope – co=sponsored by JLC and Hallmark Cards
Provisional Project – Salvation Army room
Volunteer Scholarships awarded
WV Harvest delivers over 15,000 pounds of food

10th Whale of a Sale grosses approx. $51,000
Burger King Classic
Cookbooks – $26,000
Advertising revitalized to offset printing costs of newssheet
Sale of Holiday Cards

$500 sent (through JL of Miami, FL) for Hurricane Andrew relief
Charleston JL representatives inducted into “Southern Living” Community Cookbook Hall of Fame
JLC Board approves Long Range Plan
Jan begins JLC’s 70th Anniversary
Anniversary gift of $1000 and pledge of 1/2 gate receipts from 1993 Whale of a Sale to Sunrise Children’s Museum

1993-94

JLC hosts regional training program for TOP (Teen Outreach Program)
Volunteer Scholarships awarded, 2 at $1000, 1 at $500
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) – new placement
“Birdhouse” – AIDS education program for 6th graders – debuted by puppeteers
Provisional Project – a coloring book to accompany “Stuffee” (Sunrise’s 9-foot health education doll)

Sale of Holiday Cards – $8000
11th Whale of a Sale nets $37,657.54
Lonestar Steakhouse Opening and Reception – $1300
JLC considers a scenic Charleston coverlet for city’s Bicentennial (1994)

1993 – 70th Anniversary Year of the Junior League of Charleston
Sustainer surveys done
“First Friday” social event for JL members and friends initiated

1994-95

A pilot pocket project was picked to be planned and completed in April at the Glenwood Family Resource Center
Volunteer scholarships awarded
Special placements for 1995-96 considered. Reshaping the way we do business
Many mini-grants awarded
Ten-year (silver, lapel) pins given to four Actives

A coverlet was designed and sold to honor Charleston’s Bicentennial. Sales went well
Holiday greeting cards selects new artists for this year’s cards
Monte Carlo held at Edgewood

An JLC pendant for current, future and past Presidents
A Cross Functional Team (CFT) was formed and chaired by Lisa Pauley
Gina Rugeley did a mid-year check with the Board
DAL sent postcards to those who missed General Membership Meetings
Copier donated by American Office Systems
Provisional reunions with Speak-Ups to discuss AJLI’s criterion for membership

1995-96

Red Cross Blood Drive held at Office
Pockets projects planned were Secret Santa and Vandalia Playground design
Volunteer scholarships awarded

Gate receipts from 12th Whale of a Sale, $2000, given to Daymark
Whale of a Sale back at the Civic Center, nets $24,000
Art Auction voted on as fundraiser for Fall 1996

Blizzard of 1996
One ten-year award given to an Active
Significant others were invited to attend February Social Membership Meeting
Creation of a new SLOGO initiated
Preparations made for new carpet to be installed at the office

1996-97

Eight Pocket Projects completed
6 Volunteer Scholarships of $500 each awarded

Art Auction nets $8000
“Mountain Measures” reprinted; marketing plan with Jarrett/Aim

Ten-year service award given to one Active
New office carpet and paint
Fax machine and line installed
Computer and printer acquired
New logo and t-shirts, tote bags
Two Provisional classes

1997-98

1998-99

1999-00

2000-01

2001-02

New Project accepted – Tiskelwah Center on Charleston’s West Side

2002-03

$1000 to Tiskelwah Center
Provisional Class donates jungle gym to YMCAs ????

2003-04

$1000 to Tiskelwah Center

Whale of a Sale – nets over $40,000
Spring Style Show – nets $2700
Art Auction – nets $4500
Building Community Over Cocktails – nets over $10,000

Move office to 1218 Virginia Street East
Part-time secretary hired

2004-05

Tiskelwah Center

Building Community Over Cocktails – nets over $21,000

Moved office to 184 1/2 Summer Street in the Coyle Building

2005-06

Focus on “Done in a Day” Projects and Developed Junior League Infants and Childrens Foundation (JLICF), a permanent committee devoted to accessing community needs and how the League can fulfill them

Building Community Over Cocktails

2006- 07

Established three-year partnership with the Gabriel Project to address the needs of pregnant women and those with young children

1st Annual Boo Ball and Building Community Over Cocktails

Moved to 405 Capitol Street

2007- 08

Continued partnership with the Gabriel Project and had monthly focus on “Done in a Day” Projects

Boo Ball and Building Community Over Cocktails

85th Anniversary Celebration

2008- 09

Wrapped up partnership with the Gabriel Project and designated the NICU Family Support Program as our next Signature Project

Boo Ball and Building Community Over Cocktails

Introduced environmentally friendly reusable totes and changed name of “Done in a Day” Projects to “Impact” Projects