Women of the Year Luncheon

Seventy-Third Annual Women of the Year Luncheon on Thursday, October 8, 2020 The Junior League of Stark County remains committed to acknowledging Leadership. Excellence. Generosity. Commitment to others. These are the qualities we admire in others and strive to embody in our own lives.  We are excited to inform you that the Seventy-Third Annual Women of…

Apply Now! Junior Leaders Community Service Grant

Are you, or do you know a young woman living in Stark County who would like to make a difference? Do you have a great idea for a project, but lack the resources to accomplish that project? As an integral part of our mission, The Junior League of Stark County aims to not only improve…

Women of the Year Winners Announced

Since 1947, Junior League of Stark County has been shining a spotlight on women in our community – the difference makers, leaders and heroes – who have shared their time, talent and resources to help the underserved, improve our communities and inspire other women to achieve their greatest potential. Each year, award recipients are chosen…

Wine Down Wednesday Events

Join us this year for Wine Down Wednesdays.  We will have 4 movie nights planned at President, Jen Barone’s house to watch documentaries around Food Security Issues or Women Empowerment.  Join us Wed, Sept 18th at 6pm for our first event to watch the documentary “Hunger in America”.  Movie starts at 6:15pm

Applications open for Junior Leaders Community Grant

Are you, or do you know, a young woman living in Stark County who would like to make a difference? Do you have a great idea for a project, but lack the resources to accomplish that project? As an integral part of our mission, The Junior League of Stark County aims to not only improve…

Women of the Year Awards – May 9, 2019

This year marks the 72nd year for the Junior League of Stark County, Ohio, Inc. annual Women of the Year Awards. The event will take place on Thursday, May 9th at the Kent State University Stark Conference Center honoring two deserving women who have made outstanding volunteer contributions to the Greater Stark County community. Join…

Par for the Kitchen

The First Tee of Canton and The Junior League of Stark County, Ohio, Inc has teamed up to create “Par for the Kitchen,” a healthy habits cooking program for youth ages 8-18.  The Par for the Kitchen cooking program derives from The First Tee Nine Healthy Habits curriculum, which focuses on social, emotional, and physical…

Women of the Year – nominate a change maker

We are currently seeking nominations for the 72nd annual Women of the Year Awards, to be presented at a special luncheon on May 9, 2019 at Kent State University at Stark. You are encouraged to consider submitting the name of any woman whom you feel has contributed greatly to the Stark County community through her…

Midnight Volunteering

Several members and their family members volunteered at the Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank’s Operation Orange 24-hour volunteer event on Friday, September 7. During our two hour shift (yes, we really were there for the midnight shift!), our station bagged 4,750 pounds of apples! As a result of the 24 hours of volunteering by over a hundred…

Junior Leaders – share your ideas!

Girls and young women grades K-12 are encouraged to imagine ways they’d like to improve our community, and then apply to be awarded one of our Junior Leaders Service Grants. Applicants can request up to $2,500 to turn their ideas into a reality by next spring. Deadline to apply is October 31, 2018. Learn more…