1997-98 Volunteer Extraordinaire

  Mrs. Sally McKinney Cheever An unwavering passion for learning and a genuine love for teaching others what she has learned, along with an unquestionable desire to help those less fortunate in San Antonio are a few of the personal traits that highlight this Volunteer Extraordinaire, Sarah “Sally” Cheever. A native of El Paso, Texas,… Read More

1998-99 Volunteer Extraordinaire

Mrs. Olive Davis Exuberant best describes this year’s Junior League of San Antonio Volunteer Extraordinaire, Olive Davis.  Mrs. Davis becomes radiant when talking about her volunteer work and its broadening effect on her perspective of life.  She is passionate about working with people, and volunteering allows her to fulfill a personal commitment to helping people… Read More

1999-00 Volunteer Extraordinaire

  Mrs. Ellen Munson Snow, PhD Ellen Munson Snow is the epitome of a volunteer extraordinaire.  Despite a demanding professional career and numerous personal obligations, Ellen has selflessly dedicated her time and talents toward developing the potential of women through voluntarism. There is nothing Ellen won’t do or hasn’t done to improve and benefit our… Read More

2000-01 Volunteer Extraordinaire

  Mrs. Margaret King Stanley Her Dedication and Vision Transformed the Arts Community   Mrs. Stanley’s efforts in the arts have made San Antonio a better place to live.  Today, there are young people in arts careers as diverse as dance, music and the visual arts, all inspired by Margaret. Margaret King Stanley’s work over… Read More

2001-02 Volunteer Extraordinaire

  Mrs. Margaret Deely Spending a Lifetime Making a Difference Mrs. Deely is a role model of someone who has lived our league’s motto because she has spent her lifetime making a difference in the lives of others.  She is frequently described as an energetic, amazing, generous and wonderfully talented volunteer.  She has a “zest… Read More

2002-03 Volunteer Extraordinaire

  Mrs. Gay Keahey Mrs. Keahey was chosen as our Volunteer Extraordinaire for her creation of the docent program and many years of work at the San Antonio Zoo. Gay Keahey began the docent program at the Zoo during her Junior League years as an independent placement.  Shortly after it’s inception, this became one of… Read More

2003-04 Volunteer Extraordinaire

  Mrs. Peggy Pitman Mays The Junior League of San Antonio honored Peggy Pitman Mays as the Volunteer Extraordinaire at a luncheon held March 23, 2004.  Mrs. Mays was selected because she epitomizes the volunteer spirit of the Junior League of San Antonio.  She is a “visionary who has been giving to others throughout her… Read More

2004-05 Volunteer Extraordinaire

  Mrs. Marie Hall Smith If not for Marie Smith’s extraordinary dedication, Respite Care of San Antonio, San Antonio’s Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Affiliate, and The Children’s Museum of San Antonio may not exist. “It makes me proud that the Junior League, an organization whose mission is to nurture and promote volunteerism,  sets… Read More

2005-06 Volunteer Extraordinaire

Mrs. Marilyn Eldridge The Junior League of San Antonio, Inc. is pleased to announce that Marilyn Eldridge will receive the 2006 Junior League of San Antonio Volunteer Extraordinaire Award at a luncheon to be held on Tuesday, March 21, 2006. She joins a remarkable list of past recipients. Given each year, The JLSA’s Volunteer Extraordinaire Award… Read More

2006-07 Volunteer Extraordinaire

Mrs. Peggy Walker Each year the JLSA’s Volunteer Extraordinaire award is presented to a Sustaining member of the league who brings the true spirit of voluntarism to life by serving others through time and effort in our community. Peggy serves as an inspiration to us all by balancing her career as Senior Vice President and… Read More