‘Neath the Wreath Holiday Gift Market heads into 24th year

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Originally published in the Plano Star Courier. | September 10, 2019 It may be hot outside, but the Junior League of Collin County is feeling the chill of the holiday air as they gear up for the 24th annual ‘Neath the Wreath Holiday Gift Market. Proceeds from ‘Neath the Wreath fund community projects such as… Read More

Kickoff for 2019 Plano Families First Fall Fair

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Originally published by Plano Magazine. | Published September 5, 2019 By Daly Rea Plano Mayor Harry LaRosiliere announced plans on Sept. 4 for the second annual Plano Families First Fall Fair to be held this year on Sept. 28 from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Plano Event Center. The event was created in 2018 in an effort… Read More

Legacy Lifts Up to Benefit Junior League of Collin County

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Originally published by Local Profile. By Alex Gonzalez Posted on August 30, 2019 Legacy Lifts Up will help raise funds for literacy, health and domestic violence recovery programs | Image courtesy of The Shops at Legacy This September, Legacy Lifts Up will partner with the Junior League of Collin County for a special shopping event. The… Read More

Girl Boss 2019: Suzy Sloan Jones

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Two of our members were recently recognized as part of Plano Magazine’s Girl Boss 2019: Ten Women Changing Plano. Continue reading to see how JLCC member Suzy is impacting our community. Originally published by Plano Magazine. PLANO, TX – August 28, 2019 – Under Suzy Sloan Jones’s leadership, the ArtCentre of Plano has emerged as… Read More

Girl Boss 2019: Shanette Eaden

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Two of our members were recently recognized as part of Plano Magazine’s Girl Boss 2019: Ten Women Changing Plano. Continue reading to see how JLCC member Shanette is impacting our community. Originally published by Plano Magazine. PLANO, TX – August 28, 2019 – For nearly a dozen years Shanette Eaden has been working to make… Read More

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