With only 24 hours in a day, Amanda Campbell masters giving to the community, participating in JLP, supporting friends and raising a family all while working full time. “One of my favorite things is how her tough, no nonsense exterior always gives way to her big and generous heart,” one JLP member says. Amanda’s League… Read More
Beth Bussan is the definition of an active sustainer who continues to exemplify what it means to be a part of the Junior League of Peoria. Beth fosters collaboration among all walks of life. She is very focused and determined, yet her warmth, gentleness and sense of humor put people at ease, quickly earning trust… Read More
Throughout March and April the Junior League of Peoria has been at work in the community to help our neighbors through this difficult time. We’ve been able to make a huge impact on our non-profit partners and continue to assist where we can! Thank you so much to our members and partners for the ideas… Read More
During these difficult times, we at the Junior League of Peoria have made several adjustments to our normal operations. All meetings of members will be held virtually for the time being. With the cancellation of our Frolic with the Fairies fundraiser in March, we have reached out to ticket holders with more information. (If you… Read More
On April 1st, the Crittenton Centers was to host its 2nd Annual Baby Brunch, now postponed to a later date. Although we cannot be together in person, we still want to celebrate virtually and recognize our amazing Junior League of Peoria sustainers Joan Janssen and Terry Best! Joan Janssen was the visionary leader who brought… Read More
This month our Done in a Day initiative was to prepare a meal for families staying at the Ronald McDonald House. With the COVID 19 pandemic creating many unknowns for our community, we delivered a frozen meal option with additional snacks and desserts to make sure we fulfilled our DIAD efforts. We will also be providing a fresh brisket sandwich meal… Read More
Junior League of Peoria is proud to announce it received a Those Who Excel Award of Meritorious from the Illinois State Board of Education, honoring our outstanding contributions to Peoria Public Schools District 150. Amanda Boers Campbell and Andrea Tortora accepted the honor at the banquet this October in Bloomington.
And the 2018-2019 Volunteer of the Year is …….Christina Robinson! Christina has spent countless hours making improvements to the League including launching the first annual Little Black Dress Initiative, upgrading our internal and external website, and revamping our placement process. Congratulations on this well deserved award.
The 2018-2019 Sustainer of the Year award goes to….. Joann Blum! The Harriet Vance Parkhurst Sustainer of the Year Award was created in 1997 to annually recognize and honor a Sustainer for her extraordinary commitment to the Junior League of Peoria and to the community. The award was named in memory of Harriet Vance Parkhurst.… Read More
The 2018-2019 year was a busy one for our members. We kicked off our first ever Little Black Dress Initiative, hosted our first All Day Training Seminar and continued to make an impact in the community. We also had some amazing women recognized via community awards and our League awards! Check out the End of… Read More