Sustainer Spotlight: Melissa Unsell-Smith

This month, we are featuring an interview with sustainer Melissa Unsell-Smith. Not only has Melissa been a part of the Junior League of San Antonio, Inc. (JLSA) since her provisional year in 2005, she is an entrepreneur as founder and president of Rectify. As leader of this tech company, she is an inspiration to anyone,… Read More

2022 FAME Awards Spotlight Bright Artistic Future

It was a night to remember… On Friday March 25, 2022, the Junior League of San Antonio, Inc. (JLSA) hosted the Funding Arts and Music Education (FAME) Award Ceremony at the Carver Community Cultural Center. Parents, students, teachers, and supporters arrived with excitement in their eyes and a hopeful spirit. Performers were dressed to impress… Read More

AMIGAS: Reaching Out To Our Members In Good Times And Bad

The AMIGAS program was launched in 2004 to give our members an extended hand of friendship when needed. It may be a note to cheer up someone who has been ill, a special card to celebrate the birth of a child, a phone call to offer support to a member who is having a difficult… Read More

Meet the 2021 Holiday Olé Committee!

The Junior League of San Antonio hosts several fundraising events throughout the year to fund League projects in our community. Each event is planned and executed by volunteer members of the League who make up the Fund Development Council. One of our most exciting events every year is the Holiday Olé Market! This event is… Read More

The Heart of a Servant Leader: An Interview with JLSA’s First Hispanic President

Anna-Melissa Cavazos, JLSA President 2009-2010 As the Junior League of San Antonio, Inc. (JLSA) begins celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-Ocotber 15), we would like to honor and thank our first Hispanic president, Ms. Anna-Melissa Cavazos (2009-2010). Through her leadership and vision, the JLSA paved a new path for the women who continue to follow… Read More

University Health Presents at April GMM

Members of the Junior League of San Antonio meet once a month at our General Membership Meetings (GMMs) to learn about upcoming volunteer opportunities and events. During typical years these meetings occur in-person and are hosted by one of our community partners. We bring in guest speakers to inform our members about events in our… Read More

JLSA Swings Into Action Following “Snowmageddon”

In the aftermath of the winter storm that ravaged Texas in February, Junior League of San Antonio, Inc. (JLSA) volunteers were a bright spot in the darkness for fellow nonprofits. Communications Vice President Rebekah Perez was in the midst of planning her spring PR campaign when the storm hit. Knowing that much of the community… Read More

Sustainer Barge Tour December 2020

Every year, our sustainers (members who have served in the League for more than 10 years and are no longer considered ”active members”) enjoy a holiday party along the San Antonio River Walk downtown. One of the festivities includes a River Barge Tour to see the lights and learn a little history about our city.… Read More

JLSA’s First Blood Drive

The Junior League of San Antonio (JLSA) hosted an opportunity for members to give a part of themselves to a worthy cause. Literally! JLSA and The South Texas Blood and Tissue Center collaborated on December 17, 2020 at the Ballroom of the Hilton Airport Hotel for JLSA’s first blood drive. With 44 JLSA members registered, 38… Read More