Junior League of Knoxville Turns 100

We are proud to celebrate the League’s centennial anniversary in 2021! We hope you’ll join us in celebrating at various events planned throughout the year.

More details and events will be added throughout the year.


Centennial Gala

Join us to celebrate  by attending our Centennial Gala taking place at Cherokee Country Club on Saturday, November 6, 2021, at 5:30p.m.  Tickets are on sale now and may be purchased through October 25, 2021.

 

Click here to learn more and purchase your tickets today!


100 Women of Influence

As we celebrate Junior League of Knoxville’s 100th year, we’d love to recognize some of the many women in Knoxville that were influential in making Knoxville the great place that it is today. Any woman, living or deceased, that resided or called the Knoxville area home for some time over the last 100 years (1921-2021) is eligible to be nominated. Please include the nominee’s achievements and contributions outside the home, whether professional, community, religious, health-care, educational, or other types of contributions to the Knoxville area.

We will select 100 women to honor in during our Centennial Year for their influence in the community.

 

Click here to make a nomination!


Mini-Grants

Junior League of Knoxville is turning 100! To honor all of our past service projects and focus areas, we are bringing back some of the programs we have previously had over the last 100 years. Mini-grants were awarded in the Knoxville area in from 1985-2017.

To celebrate our Centennial year, Junior League of Knoxville will be awarding mini-grants in the amount of $50 to $500 on a competitive basis to teachers for innovative classroom projects.

All certified Knox County school teachers are eligible to apply.

 

Click here to apply!


Shaping Knoxville: 100 Years of the Junior League

Join us for a series of monthly events featuring community leaders and Junior League members.

Session 1: Supporting Young Women in the Community
Thursday, February 25 | 5-6 p.m.
Guest speakers will be Nancy Christian, President and CEO of the Florence Crittenton Agency; Kelli Derieux, Owner and Founder of The Beauty MRKT; and Lynne Fugate, CEO of the Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians. View speaker bios here.

Click here to watch the recording of session 1. 

 

Session 2: Community Involvement
Thursday, March 25 | 5-6 p.m.
Guest speakers Connie Henderson Hutchins and Ryn Rowlett will join Cammy Kromer to discuss the Junior League of Knoxville’s history of giving back to the community, including the classic Bag-A-Bargain sale. View speaker bios here.

Click here to watch the recording of session 2. 

Donate

Donate to the Endowment Fund and support the next 100 years of the Junior League of Knoxville.

Endowment Fund