October GMM

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

In addition to hosting a phenomenal speaker (more on that here), we are playing an interactive game with some AJLI and JLNVB facts in the following categories:

  1. Famous Junior League Women
  2. JLNVB Board Members
  3. AJLI Initiatives
  4. JLNVB Initiatives
  5. JLNVB Councils

This page will be updated regularly with information to help you WIN, so keep checking for updates!

JLNVB Councils

Administrative Council


  • 1985: The JLNVB headquarters was moved to the Taylor-Whittle House. It is the oldest home in Norfolk, built circa 1790.


Communications Council


  • 1927: Our first news sheet is published (a precursor to our TIDEings newsletter).


Community Council


The JLNVB has a long history of supporting projects focused on the health of the whole person

  • 1928 – Assists the Kings Daughters Free Baby Clinic
  • 1933 – Works with four other Leagues to plan a study of Child Welfare in Virginia
  • 1938 – Begins work for a Mental Hygiene Clinic
  • 1949 – Helps establish a Central Dental Clinic
  • 1950 – Helps establish a Cerebral Palsy Clinic


Membership Council

  • 1925: The JLNVB was founded by Mrs. Lawrence F. Tucker and 10 other members.
  • Mrs. Tucker’s daughter, Kirkland Clarkson, is a past JLNVB President and current Sustainer.


Finance Council


  • 1926: The JLNVB held our first fundraising event, a cabaret. Over $1,500 was raised to donate towards community initiatives. (That’s $18,000 in today’s dollars!)