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The Junior League of Lake Charles, Inc. has been serving, strengthening and sustaining this community for more than 80 years! Our Teamwork Makes Dreams Work in Southwest Louisiana. Read what the latest buzz is about…
March 23, 2017
Touch A Truck Coming to Lake Charles
Click here to check out KPLC's coverage on our newest fundraising event, Touch A Truck!
March 17, 2017
Room to Grow
The Junior League of Lake Charles Provisional Class donated $8,200 in materials and service hours to renovate the Big Brothers Big Sisters' multi‐purpose room. Click here to check out a photo that ran in American Press.
March 16, 2017
Junior League Gives Big Brothers Big Sisters a One-of-a-Kind Room
Click here to check out KPLC's coverage on the Big Brothers Big Sisters Multi-Purpose Room Renovation Donated by the League's 2016-2017 Provisional Class.
December 8, 2016
Watch Live on 7News Sunrise: Santa's Market
Click here to check out the League-sponsored Santa's Market promotion that aired on KPLC.
November 18, 2016
Mistletoe & Moss underway at Lake Charles Civic Center
Click here to check out JLLC's Mistletoe & Moss holiday market coverage that aired on KPLC.
November 17, 2016
2016 Holiday Events in Lake Area
Click here to read coverage of Mistletoe & Moss in The Jambalaya News.
November 11, 2016
Mark your calendars for Misteletoe & Moss
Click here to check out JLLC's Mistletoe & Moss holiday market coverage that aired on Fox 29.
October 14, 2016
Mistletoe & Moss Holiday Market
A holiday tradition in the Lake Area, this year’s market will feature over 80 merchants from around the country, showcasing apparel, gifts, and accessories for women, men, and children; specialty foods; and seasonal, as well as year-round, decorative items and home furnishings. Click here to read more online at Louisiana Kitchen and Culture.
September 15, 2016
Junior League Reading Program
The Junior League of Lake Charles’ Literacy Committee and the Calcasieu Parish Public Library System continues the 2016-2017 literacy development program, “Read to Your Doll,” with monthly events at different library branches. Read more in the Sept. 15 issue of Lagniappe.
August 25, 2016
Starks Library hosts Read to Your Doll program
Children gathered at the Starks Library to read to dolls as part of a Junior League of Lake Charles program designed to improve literacy and boost confidence. Click here to read more in American Press.
August 3, 2016
Howard Foreman Receives the JLLC’s 2016 Della Krause Thielen Voluntarism Award
The Junior League of Lake Charles, Inc. announced that Howard Foreman is the proud 2016 recipient of the Della Krause Thielen Voluntarism Award. Established in 1992 by Thielen’s family to honor her memory and loving work as a dedicated volunteer in the Lake Charles community, the award is presented each year to a person, project or organization that exemplifies a true, impactful commitment to voluntarism. Click here to read more in The Jambalaya News.
July 5, 2016
Eva Mozes Kor and Twin Sister Miriam Were Used in a Series of Experiments at Auschwitz
Eva Mozes Kor chooses not to be a victim. The 82-year-old Romania native — who lost nearly her entire family during the Holocaust and was subjected to medical experiments along with her twin sister, Miriam, at Auschwitz — would rather forgive. Click here to read more in American Press.
April 2, 2016
Lake Charles Goes Blue for Autism Awareness Month
April is Autism Awareness Month. In preparation for 'Light It up Blue' the Junior League of Lake Charles, Inc. made blue lights, yard signs and window posters available to the SWLA community. Click here to read more on KPLC.
March 17, 2016
There’s a new trend among area homeowners, businesses and civic organizations that not only helps readers quench their thirst for new books, but also helps introduce youngsters or new readers to the joys of reading. Called reader feeders, library boxes or little free libraries, the birdhouse-like boxes are appearing on curbsides and in businesses all over the parish. Click here to read more in Lagniappe.
March 10, 2016
Loving the League and Loving the Community!
Click here to read more in The Jambalaya News about the Junior League and its current community initiatives.