Holiday Olé Market – A Winter Wonderland

Over the last few months the hard working women of the Holiday Olé Market committee have been working tirelessly to bring this year’s big event to life. This year we will be heading back to the Shrine Auditorium, where a whimsical Winter Wonderland theme will transport you to the North Pole as you shop ‘till you… Read More

Welcome First Year Actives

  “Congratulations! The hardest part is over! We don’t always have the opportunity to do what we love so make sure that JLSA serves that role in your life. Sign up for placements and committees thet challenge you, that interest you and that make you a better person. JLSA is here to help you grow professionally and… Read More

JLSA Through The Years: Community Projects of the Past

I know for several of us, our placement has just started with activity, but it already is time to think about our plans for next year, where we would like to put our skills to use, and how we want to serve our community.  JLSA offers its members unique opportunities to serve the San Antonio… Read More

A Word from the Wise – Patti Martin

One of my favorite aspects of the Junior League is having phases or seasons to our membership. One of those seasons is known as Sustainer. A Sustainer is a Junior League member who has completed 9 Active years of service and 1 New Member year OR has reached age 40 and completed at least 3… Read More

Sunshine Singers Spread Joy to Senior Citizens Across San Antonio

Sunshine Singers, the JLSA placement that provides singing and dancing entertainment to senior citizens kicked off with practice week in early August. There are 14 “Singers” this year that will perform all across San Antonio at retirement homes, assisted living centers, skilled nursing centers and memory care facilities. During practice week, the Singers spent time… Read More

A Word from the Wise – Gretchen Garceau-Kragh

One of my favorite aspects of the Junior League is having phases or seasons to our membership. One of those seasons is known as Sustainer. A Sustainer is a Junior League member who has completed 9 Active years of service and 1 New Member year OR  has reached age 40 and completed at least 3… Read More

Becoming a Mom while becoming a Leader

While serving on the JLSA Communications Council last year I had the pleasure of working with our VP of Communications, Heather Blazi. Shortly into our League year I was happy to learn that Heather was expecting with her first baby! As any mother knows, there is so much that goes into preparing for a new… Read More

A Word from the Wise – Barbara Mohs

One of my favorite aspects of the Junior League is having phases or seasons to our membership. One of those seasons is known as Sustainer. A Sustainer is a Junior League member who has completed 9 Active years of service and 1 New Member year OR has reached age 40 and completed at least 3… Read More

Nominating Knows Best

It’s that time of year when all the talk is “nominating” and “what do you want to do next year?”  Whoa!  Wait!  Didn’t we JUST start this year???  Yes, yes we did but it’s time to start planning for the years to come.  See, here I go with planning again (previous blog post).  This is THE… Read More

JLSA Culture Club 2017-18

What is Culture Club? The JLSA Culture Club is a Facebook group that exists to allow members a place to explore, discuss, taste, and enjoy various world cultures available both in the San Antonio community, abroad, and through its members’ experiences. Our mission is to encourage acceptance and understanding of the vast diversity existent throughout… Read More