January 2018 Neighborhood General Meetings

The Junior League of Omaha kicked off the new year with a new social style General Membership Meeting. On January 8, meetings were held at various locations around the Omaha metro area in the homes of several Sustaining Members. The meetings played more like a casual neighborhood party than General Meeting, which was just the… Read More

Junior League of Omaha Mission Statement

The Junior League of Omaha is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. Since 1919, the Junior League of Omaha has served the city of Omaha. Our membership has trained… Read More

2017 Big Red Block Party

The Junior League of Omaha hosted its eighth annual Big Red Block Party fundraiser on Nov. 11, 2017.  The event celebrated philanthropy with an early afternoon full of Husker football, tailgating games, beverages, raffle prizes and silent auction packages. This year the annual event filled the Scott Conference Center with roughly 143 attendees. It goes… Read More

Training Committee Makes Most of Fall

The Training Committee was very busy this fall, hosting a number of events.  Check out the recap of events with photos for a glimpse into the happenings. List of Fall Events: Sunday, September 24, 2017 – Technology Series – Photography from Your Phone Sunday, October 8, 2017 – Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure®… Read More

Annual Fall Sustainer and Past President Luncheon

Fall sets the stage for the annual Past President and Sustainer luncheon hosted by the Junior League of Omaha Foundation. Nearly 60 people attended this year’s event held on Wednesday, Oct. 18 at Happy Hollow Country Club. The Past President and Sustainer luncheon brings together ladies who have helped shape the League into what it… Read More

2017 New Members: #NewJLOsOnTheBlock

New Member Committee Chair Kathryn Anderson gave us the deets on the 99th New Member class: We are excited to have another large class with 88 New Members and more socials! Our first social was on June 28 at Julio’s restaurant with a nacho bar and margaritas at half price. We had a great turnout… Read More

JLO Mentorship Gals Make Memories at The Makery

The Mentorship Committee kicked off its year on Oct. 26, 2017, at The Makery with about 25 members participating in a fun succulent craft. There was a big reveal of the mentors and mentees at the beginning of the night, followed by a chance for the pairs to socialize and get to know one another.… Read More

Cookbook Committee Teams Up With Renowned Photographer for Food Photo Shoot

Get ready to be the hostess with the mostest. At this time next year, the Junior League of Omaha’s fourth cookbook, A Century of Serving, will hit shelves, giving you a guide to hosting a memorable meal for any occasion. In June, the Cookbook Committee Co-Chair, Jessica Holdenried, and Cookbook Photography Coordinator Kendra DelaCadena, put the… Read More

League’s Newest Project Unveils New Name

Last fall, the Junior League of Omaha voted to add a new project to its roster of community impact endeavors. With that vote, a partnership with Restored Hope was formed. Restored Hope is a community nonprofit that acts as a sanctuary for single mothers and their children who are in abusive environments. As a League,… Read More

Successful Blowout Event for Bargain Bash

The League launched its newest public fundraiser event on Sunday, Oct. 1 – Bargain Bash: Omaha’s Best Blowout Rummage Sale. The weekend event at Ralston Arena kicked-off with a ticket-purchase-only pre-party event in a cocktail party setting for a first chance at the premium items. League Members Megan Riebe Reay and Gwen Olney were the lucky… Read More