Junior League of Collin County President Shares How They’re Becoming More Inclusive

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Junior League of Collin County President Shares How They’re Becoming More Inclusive Originally published by Local Profile. Since 1976, the Junior League of Collin County has been having courageous conversations with the community. Thirteen visionary women founded the organization, originally called the Junior League of Plano, and committed their lives to improving their evolving community.… Read More

Girl Boss 2020: June Jenkins

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Two of our members were recently recognized as part of Plano Magazine’s Girl Boss 2020: Ten Women Changing Plano Continue reading to see how JLCC member June is impacting our community. Originally published by Plano Magazine. Back in April, when residents of North Texas first began to feel the full impact of the quarantine, June Jenkins orchestrated… Read More

Girl Boss 2020: Irum Rashid-Jones

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Two of our members were recently recognized as part of Plano Magazine’s Girl Boss 2020: Ten Women Changing Plano Continue reading to see how JLCC member Irum is impacting our community. Originally published by Plano Magazine. It’s hard to put Irum Rashid-Jones in a box, but she has no problem with that. Throughout her career, she… Read More

Heritage Farmstead Museum to Honor Joan Biggerstaff

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The Heritage Farmstead Museum has selected Joan Biggerstaff as the recipient of the 2020 Best Friend of the Farmstead award.  This award goes to an outstanding individual who has made a significant impact on the museum through their long term commitment to leadership, volunteerism, financial support and involvement.  Joan Biggerstaff has been part of the museum since 1973 and… Read More

JLCC Now Accepting Scholarship Applications

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The Founders’ Scholarship was initiated by State Senator Florence Shapiro, first president and a founding member of the Junior League of Collin County. The scholarship was created to honor Junior League of Collin County members, past and present, for their commitment to the league and service to the community. The intention of the scholarship is… Read More

Top 20 Events in Plano in 2020

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Originally published by VisitPlano.com | Jan. 13, 2020 By Millerann Moya 2020 is going to be another exciting and event-filled year for Plano! Enjoy hot air balloons effortlessly float across the sky at the annual Plano Balloon Festival, get a little spooked at Plano’s Apparition Expedition, celebrate worldly cultures at the Plano International Festival, dance… Read More

Celebrating Longtime Volunteers in Plano

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Originally published by Plano Magazine | Nov. 20, 2019 By Daly Rea For many, the holidays are a time to reflect on blessings and bestow some personal good fortune on those in need through the act of volunteering. But for some exceptional North Texans, serving others is a way of life all year long.  The… Read More

Retail Therapy: The big business behind Christmas markets that benefit charities

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Originally published by Dallas Morning News | Nov. 21, 2019 By Maria Halkias Big holiday spenders aren’t always online, in malls or on busy retail streets. Lots of Americans make plans in advance to shop long weekends with friends and family at annual treks. Nope. This isn’t about Black Friday. More than 12,000 people are… Read More

The Ultimate Holiday Gift Market Begins…NOW!

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Originally published by Lifestyle Frisco | November 7, 2019 By Stephanie Hanrahan This article is sponsored by Junior League of Collin County. The Junior League of Collin County already provides the yearlong present of inspirational leaders and community change, but this holiday season they’re also gifting us an actual gift market—the largest one in Collin County to be… Read More

2019 Plano Families First Fall Fair a Success

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Originally published by Plano Magazine | October 9, 2019 | by Daly Rea Nearly 6,000 kids, teens and adults came out for the second annual Plano Families First Fall Fair on Sept. 28 to receive free school supplies; health, vision and dental screenings; flu shots and much more. Free and open to families who reside in Plano… Read More