Book Club – Spring Updates

We are still reading along and going strong with the JLA Book Club! Our April event will be on the 25th at Shelton-Houghton House, hosted by Brande Bigham featuringThe Nightingale by Kristin Hannah. Members had a lot to say at the January Book Club meetup, discussing The Golden Couple: Summer Roberson- “I love the book […]

JLA introduces a Management Team to support the Board of Directors for 2023-2024

Efficiency and engagement are the goals for the 2023-2024 Junior League of Amarillo Board of Directors. Thanks to the nominating committee and members stepping up the the plate, the new board slate was announced in January 2023. Julia Pierce will hold the position of President and Tracie Reilly will hold the position of President-Elect. Though […]

Making an Impact through the Brown Bags Project

The handles on a brown paper bag may not withstand a lot of weight. However, members of Junior League of Amarillo keep this holiday tradition strong! For December 2022, the Junior League supported Amarillo Angels, P.E.T.S. of Amarillo, theParc, and One in Four. Each year, the Junior League of Amarillo Board of Directors selects four […]

Best of Texas 2022 Review

This year’s Best of Texas fundraising event featured Easton Corbin and Roger Creager, with a VIP Dinner hosted by Pat Green & Lindsey Lane. Funds raised through the event go toward JLA’s annual community grants given to local nonprofits. This year’s BOT was new, bigger, and better. Our new partnership with Starlight Ranch provided a […]

Homecoming Mum-Making with Amarillo Children’s Home 2022

The Amarillo Children’s Home has provided a home, security, and acceptance for displaced children since 1924. When children in the Amarillo area need a supportive place to live, the outstanding members of ACH go above and beyond to provide care for each child. One of the many activities they organize is Mum-Making for the Tascosa […]

A Rainbow of Color for Colorful Closets

This fall, at the October parallel general membership meetings, Junior League of Amarillo members donated clothes for Colorful Closets, with 49 members participating. The mission of Colorful Closets is to collect, organize and distribute clothing for children and adolescents throughout the Amarillo, Bushland, and Canyon areas. They aim to meet the needs of those in […]

Little League Library Unveiled

On September 21, 2022 we unveiled our very own Little League Library! Our Members filled the shelves with cherished children’s books (picture books to middle school). We are so appreciative of the ladies that poured their hearts into this project! If you look very closely, you can see the little library has been painted to […]

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