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

FAME Awards – Encouraging Performing Arts in San Antonio

The Margaret Tobin FAME Awards began in 2015 as a way for the Junior League of San Antonio to recognize the best and brightest performing arts programs in public and private high schools in the San Antonio area. The FAME Awards are named for Margaret Tobin (1900-1989), a civic leader and Junior League of San… Read More

Member Experience- Sara Geissler

Each month, we check in with our very active JLSA members to see how their experiences are going thus far. This month we’ve chosen to highlight Sara Geissler, who drew our attention for doing a spectacular job and finishing her SA Works hours in near record time. Let’s get to know Sara! Q. How many… Read More

What JLSA Members Mean to Me…

As the leader of the Membership Development Council we wanted to speak with Erica Ellis to learn more about her vision and what JLSA members mean to her.  Q. What is your placement this year? Vice President of Membership Development Council Q. How many years have you been in the League? 8 Years + 1… Read More