The Junior League of Peoria Hosts Seeks New Members

Posted on: Tue, 12/03/2013 - 14:58| By: GinaBina

PEORIA—Since 1936, the Junior League of Peoria has been committed to promoting voluntarism and to improving the Peoria community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. The Peoria Race for the Cure, Family House, Riverfront Playground, JULEP’s Closet, Christmas in April, and Keepsacks for Kids are just a few of the past projects attributed to the League’s dedication to the community. Currently the League’s major project is bringing the Peoria PlayHouse Children's Museum to our community.
 
The Junior League of Peoria seeks new members to continue this tradition of community involvement each year. Women of all races, creeds, religions, and national origins who demonstrate an interest in and a commitment to voluntarism are welcome and applicants will be accepted through January 31, 2014. Anyone interested or with additional questions is welcome to contact us at juniorleagueofpeoria@gmail.com.
 
About the Junior League of Peoria
Founded in 1936, the Junior League of Peoria is an organization of nearly 400 members committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.
 
The Junior League is a volunteer organization for women interested in making an impact in their community.
 
Through its history, the League has played an integral part in the development, improvement, and support of the Peoria community. Long recognized as one of the premier training organizations in the Peoria area, the Junior League provides trained volunteers who donate thousands of hours each year to research community needs and initiate projects or expand current services.
 
Over the last 75 years, the Junior League has established more than 50 community projects. The Junior League is undertaking its biggest project to date, The Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum. The Peoria PlayHouse is planned to be an interactive children’s museum that will prepare every young child to learn by offering the hands-on experiences essential for healthy brain development. The Peoria PlayHouse is currently in the capital fundraising phase. For more information, visit www.peoriaplayhouse.org.
 
The Junior League of Peoria is a member of the Association of Junior Leagues International which represents over 190,000 members. For more information, please visit www.juniorleagueofpeoria.org.
 
Press Release from the Junior League of Peoria