The Junior League of Edmonton Blog

Inspiring stories, events and blogposts from across the Junior League membership.

Destressing Tips & Tricks: Notes from Galentine’s Day

By Alysia Tassone


A few weeks ago, we had the wonderful opportunity to welcome Meg, owner of  Navina Yoga to our February JLE Training Session. This training was centered on personal well-being and overall stress management. Meg has been a Yoga Instructor for 14 years. She recounted the way […]

Celebrating Black History Month 2018

By Sharon Mvundura

February was Black History Month in Canada and the United States. Along with other Leagues in North America, we celebrated through a fantastic awareness campaign created by the AJLI. Missed it? Check out the great content below. Our biggest takeaway was that we have made great strides […]

Placement Spotlight: Corporate Partnerships

By: Amanda Adzich

Being a part of the Corporate Partnerships Committee is one of the most unique, rewarding, challenging, and important placements within the Junior League of Edmonton. I am currently in my second year on the Corporate Partnerships Committee and would love to continue on for another year!



Placements Spotlight: Community Impact

By Jessica Gallant


One of the first Done-in-a-Day (DIAD) projects I participated in as a Junior League of Edmonton (JLE) member was working with the girls involved in the Kids on Track and Uncles & Aunts at Large organizations.  It brought me back to when I was their age, […]

Placement Spotlight: Treasurer

By Robyn Hanson


I am currently serving as the Assistant Treasurer for the Junior League of Edmonton (JLE) as I stepped down from the position of Treasurer, last year, to make room for another Leaguer on JLE’s Board of Directors.

Initially, I put my hand up for the position […]

Five Reasons to Join the Junior League of Edmonton

By Phalyn Chenard

Like any member of the Junior League of Edmonton (JLE), recruitment season always takes me on a walk down memory lane. It’s an exciting, healthy and welcome reminder of why we joined the League, as well as a chance to reflect on how much we’ve learned and […]

Placement Spotlight: Homes for the Holidays

By Amanda Mouait

My introduction to Homes for the Holidays was when a friend asked me if I would be volunteering the weekend of the event. At that time, I was not yet a member of the Junior League of Edmonton but had heard many great things and was considering checking […]

E-Newsletters For Nonprofit Leaders

By Phalyn Chenard
Annually, the Junior League of Edmonton (JLE) hosts a retreat which focuses on leadership development, strategic planning, and team bonding. We set aside one day for the incoming Board of Directors, and a second day for the entire JLE membership.
This tradition began in 2015 when we […]

Tips on being a female leader

By Michelle Besharati

On October 11th, we had the pleasure of having Kimberly Armstrong provide a training session for Junior League members. Kim is a lawyer by trade, but has worked in public service for over 20 years. She is a strong advocate for women, and prides herself as a […]

Statement by JLE President on International Day of the Girl 2017

"The world’s 1.1 billion girls are a source of power, energy, and creativity – and the millions of girls in emergencies are no exception. This year’s International Day of the Girl (IDG) on October 11 marks the beginning of a year-long effort to spur global attention and action to the challenges […]