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Grants for Innovative Teaching

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The Junior League of Dallas (JLD), along with presenting sponsor Texas Instruments (TI),awarded 54 Dallas Independent School District (Dallas ISD) educators with grants of up to $2,000 each through the Grants for Innovative Teaching (GFIT) program. Read More…

The Junior League of Dallas celebrated the 25th anniversary of its Grants for Innovative Teaching program Sept. 7 by awarding 54 grants totaling $93,000 to Dallas ISD educators. The grant program funds innovative school and classroom projects proposed by district teachers and administrators. Read More…

With schools back in session, the Junior Leaguers and Texas Instruments spread the love of teachers with a distribution of grants to 64 Dallas Independent School District educators on Wednesday, September 7 at the JLD headquarters. Read More… 

For 25 years, the volunteer service organization Junior League of Dallas has opened doors to scores of learning experiences for Dallas ISD students by funding teachers’ proposals for creative educational projects. Read More…

Poetry and culture clubs enrich academics and the arts at Quintanilla Middle School. Read More…

Students at Maya Angelou High School can explore women’s careers in science through Girls Love Science; and the Mavericks First Lego Robotics Team will launch at Highland Meadows Elementary School, thanks to Junior League of Dallas. Read More…

Junior League grants fuel teaching innovation in classrooms. What teacher doesn’t wish for just a little more money to do something extra for students? Read More…

The Dallas Morning News recognizes JLD’s Grant for Innovative Teaching project for funding a DISD program that blends woodworking with charity. Read More…

This school year, Robert T. Hill Middle School will feature an Instruments Master Class; students at Maya Angelou High School can explore women’s careers in science through Girls Love Science; and the Mavericks First Lego Robotics Team will launch at Highland Meadows Elementary School. 

All of these opportunities are possible through Grants for Innovative Teaching, a signature program of the Junior League of Dallas, supported by Texas Instruments and other sponsors. Read More…

The Milestones Luncheon

2016:

The Junior League of Dallas is looking for a grand slam at this year’s Milestones Luncheon, taking place November 16 at the Hilton Anatole. And given that the keynote speaker is tennis sensation and Olympic gold medalist Venus Williams, we’re pretty sure it’s going to succeed. Read More…

The Junior League of Dallas has landed tennis legend and Olympic gold medalist Venus Williams as the keynote speaker for its annual Milestones Luncheon on Nov. 16 at the Hilton Anatole Hotel. Read More…

2015:

Hundreds of guests packed a ballroom at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas for the Junior League of Dallas’ fifth annual Milestones Luncheon. Read More…

Last month, The Junior League of Dallas (JLD) hosted its fifth annual Milestones Luncheon at the Hilton Anatole Hotel. At the event, Dr. Kimberly J. Yamanouchi was named the 2015-2016 Sustainer of the Year. Read More…

2014:

A sold-out crowd showed up to the Hilton Anatole to listen to former first lady Laura Bush, the guest speaker at the 2014 Junior League of Dallas Milestones Luncheon. Read More…

The Milestones Luncheon, hosted by the Junior League of Dallas, is an annual event that raises awareness for programs and issues supported by the JLD, as well as recognize the achievements and impact of its volunteers in the Dallas community. Read More…

Teacher. Advocate. Inspiration. One of the most beloved and admired American First Ladies, for decades former First Lady Laura Bush has championed key issues in the fields of education, healthcare, and human rights. The Junior League of Dallas (JLD) has the distinct pleasure of welcoming Mrs. Bush as the keynote speaker of The Milestones Luncheon, which will take place Thursday, November 6, 2014, at the Hilton Anatole Hotel. Read More…

In addition to the Milestones Luncheon’s raising funds for the JLD Community Service, it also recognizes the Sustainer of the Year. And Regen Fearon is the 2014-2015 honoree. Read More…

54th Annual JLD Ball – To Dallas with Love

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The Junior League of Dallas hosted the 54th Annual Ball, presented by Sewell, Saturday, February 20, 2016, in the Chantilly Ballroom at the Hilton Anatole Hotel. Read More…

At the reception on Saturday, February 20, for the Junior League of Dallas’ 54th annual ball, titled “To Dallas With Love,” Hunter Sullivan was singing “Blue Spanish Eyes” for some 487 guests. Read More…

The Junior League of Dallas’ fundraising prowess is matched only by its ability to throw a grand gala. Read More…

Grants for Innovative Teaching

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For 25 years, the volunteer service organization Junior League of Dallas has opened doors to scores of learning experiences for Dallas ISD students by funding teachers’ proposals for creative educational projects. Read More…

Poetry and culture clubs enrich academics and the arts at Quintanilla Middle School. Read More…

Students at Maya Angelou High School can explore women’s careers in science through Girls Love Science; and the Mavericks First Lego Robotics Team will launch at Highland Meadows Elementary School, thanks to Junior League of Dallas. Read More…

Junior League grants fuel teaching innovation in classrooms. What teacher doesn’t wish for just a little more money to do something extra for students? Read More…

The Dallas Morning News recognizes JLD’s Grant for Innovative Teaching project for funding a DISD program that blends woodworking with charity. Read More…

This school year, Robert T. Hill Middle School will feature an Instruments Master Class; students at Maya Angelou High School can explore women’s careers in science through Girls Love Science; and the Mavericks First Lego Robotics Team will launch at Highland Meadows Elementary School. 

All of these opportunities are possible through Grants for Innovative Teaching, a signature program of the Junior League of Dallas, supported by Texas Instruments and other sponsors. Read More…

Agency Recognition 

The Notre Dame School thanks Suzanne  Hines, JLD volunteer, for her service this year. Watch Video…

Auction & Casino Party 

The philanthropic force that is Junior League of Dallas gathered supporters for this annual casino party and fundraiser, this time themed “Queen of Hearts.” Read More…

Mary Harriman Community Leadership Award

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Lyda Hill Receives Association Of Junior Leagues International’s  Mary  Harriman Community Leadership Award. Read More…

Women LEAD    

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$25,000 in scholarships awarded at 2nd Annual Women LEAD speech competition. Read More…

Four deserving Dallas Independent School District high school seniors are one step closer to pursuing their dreams of higher education as the Junior League of Dallas (JLD) and Mary Kay Inc. announce the recipients of the second annual Women LEAD (Learn •Excel • Achieve • Dream) Scholarship Program. Read More…

The Junior League of Dallas is well known for being a incubator of leadership with such programs as the T. Boone Pickens Leadership Institute. But on Thursday, March 31, its partnership with Mary Kay Inc. resulted in recognizing tomorrow’s leaders at the third annual Women LEAD Scholarship Program.  Read More…

Community Grant Presentation

On Tuesday, January 13, the JLD’s Lyda Hill Auditorium was filled with around 300 wearing down jackets and boots (both high heel and western) for the Community Grant Presentation, where “more than $1 million in funding and more than 65,000 volunteer hours for the organization’s 2015-2016 administrative year.” Read More…

T. Boone Pickens Leadership Institute

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The T. Boone Pickens Leadership Institute is a 10-month, in-depth leadership program designed to provide Dallas Junior Leaguers “the appropriate tools to carry out leadership positions throughout Dallas.” Read More…

Provisional Project: Burnet Elementary

When Page Pustmueller took over as Provisional Project Chair of the  “Burnet’s Building Blocks of Literacy,” the goal was to build a literacy  center at David G. Burnet Elementary, a DISD school. Read More… 

53rd Annual Ball 

The Junior League of Dallas’ wish this holiday season is for the community to join us
February 21, 2015, for the 53rd Junior League of Dallas Ball. Read More… 

Just across Preston Road on the other side of the Dallas Country Club, Lydia Novakov hosted a party for the past presidents and ball chairs of the Junior League of Dallas. Read More… 


The Junior League of Dallas gathered members, sponsors and donors at Belk for the big reveal of the theme and entertainment for the 53rd annual Junior League of Dallas Ball, slated for February 21, 2105, in the Chantilly Ballroom at the Hilton Anatole. Event chair Beverly Cahill has recruited Lynn McBee to serve as this year’s honorary chair.
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The Junior League of Dallas for its Kids in the Kitchenprogram featuring the theme “Super Foods + Super Fitness = Super Kids,” which incorporates federal nutrition guidelines through an eight-week course that teaches children how to prepare easy, nutritious meals, work safely in the kitchen, and incorporate exercise into their daily lives. ($2,500) Read More…

The Junior League of Dallas once again proved why it’s the stand-out in the world of Junior Leaguers. At the recent Association of Junior Leagues International (AJLI) conference, JLD received a $2,500 grant to support its “Kids In The Kitchen” program, “Super Foods+Super Fitness=Super Kids.” Read More…