Blooming Deals Returns

A Junior League of Tulsa (JLT) fundraiser that began in 1986 was brought back to life this year by the Provisional Class. The Blooming Deals event, which once raised more than $40,000, was once again a success. JLT members raided their closets and homes in support of the League, and their efforts did not disappoint. […]

Bringing Art to a School in Need

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Over the last several years, more and more arts programs have been cut from school budgets.  The Oklahoma State Department of Education data suggest Oklahoma schools ended 1,110 fine arts classes between 2014 and 2018. Rural and low-income schools have been hit especially hard, and Hawthorne Elementary School in Tulsa is no exception. Hawthorne does […]

Blooming Deals Takes Over Junior League of Tulsa Headquarters

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Please join us for the return of our Blooming Deals fundraiser, an upscale garage sale. Date:  March 7, 2020 Time: 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Location: JLT HQ – 3633 S. Yale Ave, Tulsa, OK, 74135 Admission: $5/person $3/seniors (65+) Free to Teachers/Military with Valid ID Free to Children under 12 Tickets are available on-site […]

TEA Committee Provides Self-Defense Training

Junior League of Tulsa (JLT) members honed their self-defense skills at Escape to Gain Safety, a women’s self-defense course, as part of the JLT TEA (Training Education Achievement) programming for the 2019-20 League year. Instructor Barry McDonald presented the class with a slideshow on crime statistics, information on awareness, and how to physically handle an […]

Members Take Part in Poverty Simulation

Dozens of members of the Junior League of Tulsa took part in a poverty simulation to learn what it is like for the thousands of Oklahoma families who are living near or under the federally-mandated poverty line. Each attendee was randomly assigned to a different role in a family unit. Attendees played out roles taken […]

JLT Hosts Eighth Annual Mentorship Luncheon

The Junior League of Tulsa hosted its eighth annual Mentorship Luncheon on Friday, January 31, 2020 at Southern Hills Country Club. More than 270 guests heard from U.S. Olympic Champion Shannon Miller about her gold medal mindset and experiences on the U.S. Olympic gymnastics team and battling ovarian cancer. Miller is the most decorated U.S. […]

Feeding Tulsa Families in Need

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The Junior League of Tulsa’s (JLT) partnership with the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma is working to make an immediate impact for Oklahomans facing food insecurity.  According to the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma, one in four Oklahoma children face food insecurity, and statewide, one in six adults do not know where their […]

Poetic Justice offers writing outlet to women facing incarceration

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Junior League of Tulsa community partner – Poetic Justice – focuses on helping incarcerated women with restorative writing workshops, emphasizing voice, hope, and the power to change. In March of 2014, Poetic Justice started as a writing class for incarcerated women at the Tulsa County Jail. Since then, more than 1,750 women have been a […]

JLT to Host Eighth Annual Mentorship Luncheon

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The Junior League of Tulsa is thrilled to host its eighth annual Mentorship Luncheon on Friday, January 31, 2020 at Southern Hills Country Club. The 2020 luncheon marks an opportunity for the Junior League of Tulsa to honor its annual scholarship recipients. The League is proud to award two Founders’ Scholarships to graduating high school […]

Board Fellows Provides Training and Board Experience for Members

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The Junior League of Tulsa is giving its members the opportunity to learn how to become active, productive, and effective members of a nonprofit’s Board of Directors. The Board Fellows Program trains League Members with a dual approach that includes a year of classroom training by community leaders and another year of hands-on training with […]