Junior League of Raleigh

An Invitation from the Junior League of Raleigh

The 2014 Vend Raleigh Illuminate Conference on October 3, 2014 is being held at the Junior League of Raleigh building at 711 Hillsborough Street in Raleigh. Have you gotten your ticket yet? Time is running out! Don’t miss this opportunity to:

  • enrich your personal and business skills and connect you to other like-minded mompreneurs. You will get #hookedup.
  • encourage you to set and reach astounding business goals. Your business is a #realbiz.
  • expand your belief in yourself and your business. You are #worthit! 

Hope to see you there!

Junior League of RaleighAttention Mompreneurs!

Would you like to expand your involvement in the community as well as gain skills to directly benefit your entrepreneurial development? The Junior League of Raleigh is a nonprofit organization focused on training women as community leaders and volunteers. The League is a member of the Association of Junior Leagues International and is the ninth largest of 294 Leagues internationally, with more than 1,900 members serving Wake County via educational programs and volunteer service. The Raleigh League has contributed more than 232,000 volunteer hours since 2000, focusing on promising youth, and has helped many women entrepreneurs in the process as well.

We are so excited to host over 100 women entrepreneurs for the Illuminate conference hosted by Vend Raleigh at our Center for Community Leadership (the CCL) on Friday, October 3, 2014. The CCL, located at 711 Hillsborough, offers training space and programming for League members and community agencies.  Since 1930, the Junior League of Raleigh has contributed more than $5 million to community projects and programs. The League reaches out to women of all races, religions and national origins who demonstrate an interest in and commitment to volunteerism. 

The Junior League of Raleigh offers busy women multiple exciting and flexible community placements as well as opportunities to serve in leadership and board roles. Your League experience is your own. Take advantage of additional development opportunities such as the Capital Leadership Initiative, which is an award-winning program that provides women in our community with leadership training that is applicable to the workplace, volunteer opportunities and at home. 

Not yet ready for membership?  We’d love for you to exhibit your business as a vendor at our annual event, A Shopping SPREE! This four-day shopping fundraiser showcases regional and national exhibitors for shoppers seeking the latest in fashion and home decor trends, unique gifts and holiday merchandise. For 30 years, SPREE! has been considered Raleigh’s premier and most original shopping event. If you interested in being an exhibitor, visit the website.


How can you learn more?

Attend an Open House informational session located at the Center for Community Leadership to learn more about membership requirements and the application process for the upcoming League year. The fall 2014 Open House will be held on Friday, Nov. 14, while the spring 2015 Open House will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 13. Visit the Junior League of Raleigh website for more information on membership.


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