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2015-2016 League Year

Peek inside the 2nd Annual Fire and Ice Fete event, thanks to the photos taken by our media sponsor, Maine Magazine. View photos here.

The Portland Press Herald announced the appoinment of Jillian Rich as our President Elect-Elect. 

Our President, Ellen Berg, was a guest on MPBN's Maine Calling, discussing civic engagement and the role of service organizations in Maine.  Listen to the clip here

2014-2015 League Year

The Society Notebook covered our Fire and Ice Fete and the contributions we've made to the community through our great partnership with Police Chief, Michael Sauschuck.  

Thank you to our official media sponsor of the Fire and Ice Fete, Maine Magazine, shares their photos of our event in this online photobook.

See which member was mentioned as a noteworthy item in June 2014's Maine Biz.

2013-2014 Junior League Year

See our mention in Society Notebook. Margaret Logan attended Freeze Out Hunger and spoke to some of our members about what brought them to The Junior League of Portland, ME.

The Portland Daily Sun caught wind of the leadership training two of our members will be attending! Read More

The Forecaster caught on to another school district participating in the Backpack program created by The Junior League of Portland, ME in partnership with Good Shepherd Food-Bank. Read about how the Brunswick elementary school will make use of our BackPack Program.

On Friday, July 19, 2013, the Junior League of Portland, ME hosted a wine and cheese event featuring national motivational speaker, Vicki Clark of Memphis, Tennessee. Friday’s reception with Vicki Clark included a training workshop on issue-based community impact. For more event information, click here.  

On The Move announced Sandy Couch-Kelly's presidency. 

2012-2013 League Year

The March 2013 Kids in the Kitchen events were a success! Maine Today and the Portland Press Herald noticed this signature project event in their March 20, 2013 newsletter and newspaper!

On March 26 and March 28, 2013, the Junior League of Portland, ME, in partnership with the Boys and Girls Clubs of Sagamore and Riverton, taught children about the new MyPlate to encourage healthy and active lifestyles. The Junior League also offered a demonstration of Nia, a sensory-based movement practice that draws from martial arts, dance arts and healing arts with the help of Erin Curren a local instructor.  Click here for additional information.

On Friday March 08, 2013, the Junior League of Portland, ME celebrated our 90th anniversary at our annual gala, as mentioned in the Bangor Daily News.

As  part of the new member class curriculum the Junior League of Portland, ME introduced prospective members to the historical accomplishments of the Junior League of Portland, ME by hosting a trolley tour through the Greater Portland Area. This Super Saturday event is the real kick-off event for new members. Read more about our event on WCSH's website.

2011-2012 League Year

Congratulations to our very own Emma Lishness on being honored as one of Maine's emergeing leaders. Read the article covering why Emma deserves to be recognized as one of the Forty under 40 individuals in Maine - under the age of 40 - who make a difference!

The Junior League of Portland, spent a Saturday standing in a chilly parking lot at the Maine Mall collecting the bags and boxes of food dropped off by a steady stream of donors as covered on November 20, 2011 by the Morning Sentinel.

The Junior League of Portland partnered with Good Shepherd Food-Bank to develop an innovative BackPack program to bridge the gap between the school programs that provide reduced price lunch programs in our public schools and the weekends and school breaks when no meals are provided. The need for the BackPack program is readily apparent in our area. The beginning impact of the Back-pack program is discussed on The Good Shepherd Food Bank Blog.