Shoe Drive Fundraiser

Thursday, October 1, 2020 - Sunday, January 3, 2021

Schedule a curbside pick up at www.bitly.com/jlnvbshoedrive

JLNVB is excited to be partnering with Funds2Org to host its first ever shoe drive fundraiser! Our goal is to collect 2,500 pairs of gently worn used and new shoes by January 3. In return for collecting shoes from the Hampton Roads community, Funds2Org will make a donation to JLNVB based on the total weight… Read More

PIA Fall 2020 Speaker: Jacqueline “Jackie” Glass

This Fall 2020, our Passion Into Action is Jacqueline “Jackie” Glass! Jackie is a self-proclaimed Certified Doer and Civic Agitator from Chicagoland area who served in the United States Navy for eleven years. In her role as a cryptologist, she deployed in support of Operation Enduring Freedom as well as Operation Iraqi Freedom. During this… Read More

Passion Into Action: Fall 2020

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

7-8:30 p.m. | Virtual Event

Join us for the first-ever virtual Passion Into Action, our biannual leadership event. This fall, our speaker is Jacqueline “Jackie” Glass, a self-proclaimed Certified Doer and Civic Agitator from Chicagoland area who served in the United States Navy for eleven years. The event is free and open to the public. Sign up below to receive… Read More

JLNVB New Member Class: 2020-2021

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On September 12th, 2020, the Junior League of Norfolk-Virginia Beach officially welcomed 31 wonderful new members at our headquarters in Virginia Beach! With the pandemic, the League held several recruitment events in-person and virtually to give prospective members a glimpse of what the League is and what it does for the community in South Hampton… Read More

Women’s Health Talk: Mental Health During a Global Pandemic

Saturday, October 10, 2020

9AM-12PM | Virtual Event

Join area experts as they discuss mental health during a COVID-19 world. There will be plenty of time for Q & A- bring your questions! Speakers include representatives from NAMI, the Virginia Beach Community Services Board, local therapists, and a mindfulness expert. This event is free and open to the public. Please access through this… Read More

Resources on the Women’s Suffrage Movement and Absentee Voting

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In August 1920, the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified, giving women the right to vote. This August marks the centennial celebration of this amendment. We’re grateful for the crusaders of the women’s suffrage movement and the rights we have today. See below for resources on history and absentee voting! To learn more about… Read More

Why Advocacy Must Be a Part of our Community Impact Strategy

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By Erin Rice, President-Elect   A year of firsts For the past 15 years, I have served as a public safety advocate before public policymakers in the Virginia General Assembly. When I began my career, there were only 16 total female members out of 140, and no female legislator held caucus leadership or a committee chair… Read More

4th Annual Virginia Leadership Summit: Through the Eyes of a New Member

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On November 2, the Junior League of Northern Virginia hosted the 4th Annual Virginia Summit, an event that brought together Junior League members from the 8th Virginia Leagues and surrounding areas for enlightening and empowering discussions surrounding leadership. This year, the theme was “Transformational Leadership: Inspire and Motivate!” and JLNVB was proud to send 6… Read More

New Member DIAD Fall Project: Jacox Elementary Teacher’s Lounge

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By Nathalie Lancaster, New Member Mentor Four hours, twenty-two women and a whole lot of imagination. That’s what it took to transform Jacox Elementary School’s Teacher’s Lounge on the crisp morning of November 2nd and get a resounding “Wow!” from Jacox Principal Dr. Lucy Litchmore. Each year, New Members (NM) are asked to participate in… Read More

Making the Most of Your Membership: An In-depth Look at AJLI Resources & Benefits

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In addition to the many benefits and opportunities available to women as members of JLNVB, joining our League automatically grants you membership into the Association of Junior Leagues International (AJLI), and access to its vast network of knowledge and benefits as a result.  For more than a hundred years, The Junior League has been at… Read More