Media Mentions

In July of 2018, the Portland Press Herald reported that Alison Bromley, 2018-2019 Chair of Public Relations, received PROPEL's first ever Young Professional of the Year Award. Alison was one of four active members nominated. She was also named an Emerging Icon by Anania Media. 

In October of 2018, the Portland Press Herald announced the appointment of 2018-2019 President, Shikha Vasaiwala, and a new Board. 

In February of 2018, the League hosted its 10th annual gala, celebrating its 95th anniverary; the event was covered by the Portland Press Herald.

In February of 2017, the League hosted its 9th annual gala--which sold out and raised $20,000; the event was covered by the Portland Press Herald.

Katie Clark, 2016-2017 President, discussed the League and the importance of creating community change on the Women Taking the Lead podcast. 

In November of 2015, the Portland Press Herald announced the appointment of 2015-2016 President, Jillian Rich.

In February of 2015, the League hosted its 7th annual gala and honored the contributions its made to the community through our great partnership with Michael Sauschuck, Portland Police Chief; the event was covered by the Portland Press Herald.

In August of 2015, Ellen Berg, 2015-2016 President, discussed civic engagement and the role of service organizations in Maine on MPBN's Maine Calling

In June of 2014, Maine Biz announced the appointment of 2014-2015 President, Liz Smith.

In February of 2014, the League hosted its 6th annual gala--themed "Freeze Out Hunger;" the event was covered by the Portland Press Herald.

In September of 2013, the Portland Press Herald announced the appointment of 2013-2014 President, Sandy Couch Kelly.

In June 2013, the League self-published a video of members discussing what it means to them. 

In March of 2013 , the Portland Press Herald covered the League's annual Kids in the Kitchen event--and this year's highlight of the USDA's "MyPlate" tool.

In October of 2013, the Junior League of Portland, ME introduced prospective members to the historical accomplishments of the League by hosting its annual trolley tour through the Greater Portland Area, called Super Saturday, and WCSH highlighted the event. 

In 2012, Emma Lishness, 2012-2013 Assistant Chair of the Public Relations Council, was recognized on the Portland Press Herald's 2012 Forty under 40 list.

In November of 2011, the Morning Sentinel covered a volunteer shift where members managed food drive benefiting the GOod Shepherd Food-Bank.

In October of 2011, the Good Shepherd Food-Bank blog discussed the early growth and impact of a project developed by the Leauge: the BackPack program--which bridges the gap between the reduced-price lunch programs atpublic schools and the weekends and school breaks when no meals are provided.  

Ruth Summers, 2010-2011 President, was interviewed about the League on the Community Television Network (CTN).