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…

Women of the Year 2017 Recipients Announced

Please join us in congratulating this year’s Women of the Year honorees, Community Award Winner Jacqueline DeGarmo, and President’s Award Winner J. Lynne Biery! For 71 years, The Junior League of Stark County has honored two very deserving women volunteers for their contributions to voluntarism and leadership in Stark County. For more information on these…

80th Anniversary Lunch – June 7th

Sustaining and Active members celebrated 80 years of women building better communities in Stark County. The anniversary luncheon was held on Wednesday, June 7th at Brookside Country Club. Phyllis Milligan, Honoree and Past President from 1967-68 delivered the keynote address and Tiny Belden was recognized and honored for her service of 75 years. Members journeyed…

Andre’s House DIAD

Thanks to the small but mighty crew of Sarah Ehret, Beth Yoak, Stephanie Harding, Amanda Clark, Kim Wells and Deanna Parks for their many hours of work on Saturday, May 6th. The dining room at Andre’s House looks amazing!!! Job well done.

70th Annual Women of the Year Awards

We are proud to announce this year’s Women of the Year are: Marcia K. Zawacky, Community Award, and Connie Rubin, President’s Award. Please save the date for the annual Women of the Year luncheon. The event will take place on Thursday, May 4th at 11:00am at the Embassy Suites in North Canton. Tickets can by…

Junior Leaders Community Service Grant Winners

Congratulations to the students chosen to receive the Junior Leaders Community Service Grants! This year 3 Stark County girls have been awarded a total of $5,000 to fund service projects to benefit the community. Winners: Lily Wahl from Jackson Memorial Middle School will use funds to help purchase books for Jayani’s Treasure Chest with The…

Santa Project

For the seventh year, The Junior League of Stark County will be providing Christmas for area youth who are aging out of the foster care program. We work with the independent living coordinator for Children Services, who provides us names of the young people who are working hard to manage as young adults, all on…