‘Neath the Wreath Feature: Christmas in July

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For the majority of our membership, summer consists of catching up with book club, marching in the Fourth of July parade, and easing into the duties and responsibilities of newly assigned volunteer placements. For a certain few, summer can only mean one thing: Christmas! Around 60 Junior League of Collin County (JLCC) women spend summer… Read More

PROVISIONAL PROJECT: MITIGATING CHILDHOOD HUNGER IN COLLIN COUNTY

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Each year the Junior League of Collin County’s (JLCC) provisional classes participate in a variety of community projects as part of their membership requirements. A provisional is considered a woman is who going through our provisional training program to prepare them for active membership within JLCC. In the past our provisional classes have worked with… Read More

Women Helping Women

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Did you know… Did you know feminine hygiene products are one of the most requested items in shelters across Collin County? Did you know most schools do not keep a supply of products on hand for students in need? If a school has a dispenser for products in the ladies room, the odds are it… Read More

The Personal Placement

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“What’s your placement?” is a common question in Junior League. It’s like our version of asking a friend, “What are you doing this weekend?” Instead of just one weekend, though, a placement lasts through the entire League year. Each JLCC member has a placement story, and it usually involves personal goals and having fun while… Read More

Project Spotlight: Juvenile Mentoring Program (JuMP)

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In 2013, The Junior League of Collin County entered into a partnership with the Juvenile Probation Department of Collin County to serve as mentors for children between the ages of 12-15 years old who are on probation for non-violent, misdemeanor offenses. Each year, JLCC dedicates a team of trained volunteers focused on instructing the young… Read More

Member Spotlight: Leaving a Legacy

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When we began researching an article for our annual publications Legends & Legacies this summer we began to realize that our organization has now been around long enough that we have members that grew up watching their mother’s involvement in the Junior League.  Angie Adams Sifferman is a Junior League of Collin County Past President,… Read More

Tips for the Holidays from JLCC Members

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It’s already November, can you believe that? The year is almost over and now everyone is gearing up for the most wonderful time of the year – the holiday season. In case you’re not already busy enough, life is about move even faster. From trying to finish projects at work before everyone takes vacation, dealing… Read More

Getting Out of My Box

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We are heading into fall and all conversations lead to the big question of, “What are you doing next year?” Slow your roll! This Junior League year just started and we are already thinking of next year?! You better believe it! The Nominating Committee works hard at ensuring that our leadership is comprised of the… Read More

Top 5 Reasons to make JLCC your North Texas Giving Day Donation

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By now you’ve likely heard of North Texas Giving Day. Each year in September this day is a collaborative fundraiser for over 2,700 DFW-area charities. This year North Texas Giving Day is Thursday, September 20. Special events such as concerts, food trucks, and other activities help promote this special day and highlight the charities it… Read More

Being Bold: Fearless, Daring and Unstoppable

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In the Junior League of Collin County, we have a tradition of the President choosing a theme for the year. Something to help set the tone and vision for our League year. It can be a daunting task – choosing something that will hopefully resonate with 1,000 members. I have a dear friend, a Past… Read More