Member Monday: Sustainer Engagement Committee Sustaining Advisor Carolyn Karger

Every Monday, we spotlight a Junior League of San Antonio member. This week get to know sustainer Carolyn Karger. Carolyn is a retired English teacher and a JLSA member for over 20 years. Currently, Carolyn is a Sustaining Advisor, assisting the current Sustainer Engagement Committee. Carolyn proudly calls San Antonio her adopted home city.  … Read More

Member Monday: JLSA Transfer Jennifer Howze

Every Monday, we spotlight a Junior League of San Antonio member. This week get to know Jennifer Howze. Jennifer is a Transfer Member, from Colorado Springs, Colorado, and has roots deep in the heart of Texas. Read more about Jennifer below:   Why did you join the Junior League?  I was in a new community… Read More

JLSA and Girl’s Inc. Make STEM Fun at Science Camp

The sign above the Science Camp classroom white board says it all: “You are Strong, Smart, Bold, & Capable of Anything and Everything.” During this summer’s Girl’s Inc. Science Camp, this self-evident statement is taught daily to the 6- to 12-year-old girls through the efforts of the Junior League of San Antonio volunteers. The JLSA… Read More

Learn What It Takes To Serve On A Nonprofit Board Through LeaderBOARD

“A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.”—John Maxwell Applications are now open for the 6th annual LeaderBOARD training program for community members serving or interested in serving on nonprofit boards of directors. As a part of JLSA’s mission to improve communities by developing trained volunteers to empower… Read More

Member Monday: AMIGOS Assistant Chair and Optometry Resident Alex Wiechmann

Every Monday, we spotlight a Junior League of San Antonio member. This week, get to know Alex Wiechmann. Alex is the AMIGOS Assistant Chair, and she recently started an optometry residency at Parkhurst NuVision. Why did you join the Junior League? When I moved back to San Antonio after completing my undergraduate studies, I wanted… Read More

The Liftoff of a Lifetime

On July 20, 1969, humanity made history when the Apollo Lunar Module Eagle, touched down on the surface of the moon. Six hours later, Neil Armstrong stepped foot onto the soft blanket of dust to make one of the most recognizable impressions we have come to know. This culmination of activities began just five short… Read More

Discovering New Frontiers : A Review of the Community Placement Expo

On Monday April 8, 2019, the Junior League of San Antonio hosted the Community Placement Expo at the corporate headquarters. This come-and-go event was dedicated to highlight roles on the Community Council. Members were invited to learn at their own pace about the Community Placements and Community Partners by designated representatives from each council. All… Read More

The League is in Good Hands: 2019-2020 Leadership Retreat

The incoming leaders for JLSA gathered on April 13, 2019 at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church to receive leadership training for the upcoming 2019-2020 year. The 8:30 a.m. conference kicked off with our 2019-2020 President Yvonne Addison and President-Elect Courtney Ringlestein introducing the official theme and hashtags for the new League year. Addison’s love for science… Read More

Community Placement Spotlight – ¡Vámonos!

The Junior League of San Antonio just celebrated its 7th annual ¡VIVA! SA Race. The ¡VIVA! SA Race is an annual 5K and 10K run downtown that starts in the beautiful Hemisfair Park. This family-friendly event is one of the League’s annual fundraising events, and the proceeds help support the League’s mission and multiple community… Read More

We Want You For You: The Acceptance and Inclusion of the LGBTQ Community

The Junior League of San Antonio’s Training and Education committee hosts a variety of educational sessions designed to keep members engaged and informed on topics ranging from estate planning to human trafficking awareness. This member benefit helps further our mission of developing women and improving our community. The most recent training opportunity took place on… Read More