Celebrating a Spirit of Volunteerism in Collin County

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Originally posted by LifestyleFrisco By Audra Balsley May 3, 2019 This article is sponsored by Junior League of Collin County. Since 2012, the Excellence in Volunteer Service Awards (EVSA) has been honoring local activists throughout Collin County. Originally, the program was part of the Volunteer Center of Plano, which became Volunteer Center of Collin County and eventually expanded… Read More

Shannon Kmak Named as Leadership Plano Program Director

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Originally published by Plano Chamber of Commerce April 23, 2019 PLANO, TX – April 23, 2019 – Leadership Plano, a program of the Plano Chamber of Commerce, is proud to announce that Shannon Kmak has been selected to take over the role of Program Director and Facilitator. In this role, Kmak will work closely with the Leadership… Read More

Trinkets to Treasures

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Originally published by CultureMap Dallas Photo courtesy of Junior League of Collin County Trinkets to Treasures; 30th annual resale event, presented by the Junior League of Collin County, features gently enjoyed items that are collected from Junior League of Collin County members and business throughout the community to be recycled as “treasures” for shoppers. Merchandise… Read More

JLCC President Sits Down with Plano Pulse Podcast

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In this episode of Plano Pulse, our hosts chat with Shannon Kmak, 2018-2019 President of Junior League of Collin County (JLCC). Listen in to learn about the impact of JLCC’s nearly 1,000 members on our community, as well as Shannon’s dream project if she had an unlimited budget. Plano Pulse is brought to you by… Read More

Plano Teens Prep for Mayor’s Summer Internship Program

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MARCH 26, 2019 | Originally published by North Dallas Gazette Mayor Harry LaRosiliere greets students (Courtesy photo by James Edward) Mock interviews, elevator speeches and speed connection sessions made for a busy Saturday as approximately 425 Plano teens gathered at the Capital One Conference Center for a rigorous “training camp” as part of the Plano… Read More

North Texas Women Honored for Community Impact by Gittings

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Originally published by ParkCitiesPeople March 20, 2019 | Staff Report Gittings, a local portrait studio known for its quality and profound history, honored extraordinary women in March for Women’s History Month to commemorate its 90th anniversary. Selfless Women to Remember: An Exhibition of Portraits by Gittings features and uplifts women of yesterday, today and tomorrow who have… Read More

Volunteer McKinney Names New Executive Director

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Originally published February 25 by McKinney Courier-Gazette After a three-month search, Volunteer McKinney announced the selection of Edie Heinicke as its new executive director. Heinicke follows Volunteer McKinney’s previous long-term executive director, Dana Riley, who left the organization in November for a new professional challenge with the city of McKinney as the Neighborhood Services Coordinator… Read More

Nominations Open for JLCC Excellence in Volunteer Service Awards

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Originally published by Plano Profile February 6, 2019 | by Daly Witt courtesy Junior League of Collin County Nominations are now being accepted for the annual Junior League of Collin County Excellence in Volunteer Service Awards that honor individual volunteers, nonprofit organizations, and business volunteer programs that make important contributions and assist the residents of Collin County. Nominations are accepted… Read More

Confessions of a Junior League Cynic

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Originally posted here by Lifestyle Frisco.  By Morgan Kosinski January 24, 2019 When I was old enough to know better, but still too young to question everything, I learned about the Junior League. Basically, that it was a club you joined if you were still single after college and needed to find a good man. Wealthy,… Read More

JLCC on Lifestyle Frisco Podcast

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Originally Published Here With a mission to improve lives in Collin County, the Junior League of Collin County is made up of 1,000 dedicated service members. In their 42 years of serving our community, this dynamic, female-driven volunteer organization has made significant investments in the lives of North Texas residents. Listen as Shannon Kmak, President, and Emily… Read More