The Junior League of Greater Springfield, MA, Inc.
“Spring Into Fashion”
April 13, 2008
The Junior League of Greater Springfield (JLGS) will be hosting a “Spring Into
Fashion,” Fashion Show on Sunday, April 13th at the Hampden Country Club in
Hampden, Massachusetts. Special guest emcee Brenda Garton will host the
event, which will include fashions by Talbots, A.O. White & Fran Johnsons. The
fare will include delicious hors d’oeuvres and bakery-showcased desserts. The
event will feature many raffle items, as well as a special raffle.
Proceeds from this year’s event will benefit the JLGS’ community projects
including: Financial Literacy, a program in collaboration with Hampden Bank
which provides financial education to Springfield high school students and
young adults in the YWCA’s YouthBuild program; the JL Read Aloud Program
at the Boland School in Springfield; Clothing for a Cause, a program providing
clothing for families in need, and the JLGS Annual Scholarship, awarded yearly
to a local high school student for her exemplary volunteerism and work in the
You can help us make this event a success by donating:
• An item or raffle
• An advertisement in the event program
If time is of the essence, please consider a tax-deductible cash donation to
support our organization and our community projects. The Junior League of
Greater Springfield greatly appreciates your continued support.
For over 85 years, the JLGS has contributed a million dollars and countless
volunteer hours to serving our community. The JLGS’ projects focus on the
needs of women and children, and include, among other achievements,
establishment of the Springfield Day Nursery, the Ronald McDonald House and
the Springfield Cancer House of Hope. We are “Women Building Better
Communities.” Please help us to continue to fulfill our mission, as stated below.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me at the number
Thank you for your support!
The Junior League of Greater Springfield, MA Inc., is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism,
developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained
volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. Current community projects include the JLGS Financial
Literacy Project, the JLGS Read Aloud at Edward P. Boland School, JL Scholarship and numerous other “Done in a Day”
projects, which are smaller projects completed in one day. Some of these include participating in the United Way’s “Day
of Caring”, “Kids in the Kitchen,” an initiative which addresses childhood obesity and nutrition, as well as projects at the
Ronald McDonald House, the Gray House and the Cancer House of Hope.
The Junior League of Greater Springfield is comprised of women who are interested in making a difference in their
community and invites all women 21 years of age and over to learn more about the Junior League by calling the office at
413-781-2545 or by visiting the Junior League’s website at: www.jlgs.org.