Pamela Henery Arey
257 members


  • Visioning Statement and Focusing Statements adopted
  • Action taken on several Standing Rule and Bylaw revisions
  • Secretary moved to the Membership Council
  • Administration and Events Committee replaProgced Education and Events Committee.  Additional duties:  oversight of office personnel, equipment and management.
  • Decision made to postpone the complete Bylaw revision until 1993-1994 which would bring JLA into compliance with the AJLI Partnership Project Bylaw and Policy revisions.
  • New office secretary and new accounting firm, Samson & Sturn, hired.
  • Projects:
    • In the Focus Area of Family Support, members approved new project in conjunction with Chrysalis House;
    • New approach with Done In A Day projects; and renewal of the Kids On The Block Puppet Shows.
    • Recycling, Youth Education and Involvement project ended and was nominated by the state for a national environmental award.  Intern from Anne Arundel Community College provided research information.
    • Files from Children’s Historic Museum of Maryland given to Chesapeake Children’s Museum Board.
  • Community Advisory Board provided input and feedback.
  • JLA chaired SPAC.  SPAC hosted tea honoring women in the state legislature.  Together with the JLA Public Policy Committee, SPAC supported legislation aimed at protecting women from stalkers and hosted Junior Leagues of Maryland Day legislative training and advocacy session.
  • Membership approved membership responsibility agreement.
  • Held a Transfer party;
  • Provisional course modified.  Provisionals served on League committees and projects and chaired Carousel Preview Party.
  • Members attended two AJLI sponsored Organizational Development Institutes; Development conference;  President and President-Elect Training Annual Conference 1993.  Application submitted and approved for a shared expense AJLI Diversification Consultant visit for the fall of 1993.
  • Copier refurbished;  purchased a second computer system, appropriate software, and a laser printer;  and tied into the AJLI Electronic Bulletin Board System.
  • Balanced budget and increasing income to the League were goals.  New approaches to fund-raising:  Mini fund-raisers included pizza sales;  sale of cookbooks from other leagues;  holiday gift wrap booth and the sale of JLA logo items.  Acquired coins from Annapolis Mall Fountain totaling more than $1,500.  Carousel sale and Preview Party netted $19,000.  Ten Year Anniversary Corporate Contribution drive netted more than $4,000.
  • The membership voted to proceed through the design phase of the Cookbook proposal; recipe collecting and testing began.
  • Proposal made to Nordstrom to participate in its grand opening in Annapolis in 1994.
  • Community Assistance Donations totaling $5,000 given to:  Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts; Big Brothers and Sisters of Anne Arundel County;  Providence Center, Inc.,;  Hospice of the Chesapeake Camp Nabe;  Annapolis Area Ministries Lighthouse Shelter;  KIVA, Inc. home for teens;  Helping Hand, Inc.;  The Mitchell Gallery of St. John’s College program for children;  Annapolis Children’s Foundation;  Support Group for Parents of Asthmatic Children in Glen Burnie;  the Southern Maryland District Youth Camp;  and the Society of St. Vincent dePaul of St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church in Severna Park.
  • This year’s council completed redesigned print image for JLA with new Annual Report Format and new LOG format.
  • Nine (9) General Membership meetings held. Toys given to needy children at the Camp Letts Thanksgiving Dinner.  Combined Council meetings were held three (3) times.
  • PR celebrated National Volunteer Week with the theme “Volunteers in a New Light”:  awarded the Women Who Make a Difference silver bowl and $500 prize to Elizabeth McWethy of the Weems Creek Conservancy.  Scholarship to Stacy Whitt of Ft. Meade.  Cataloguing, framing, and displaying awards and citations received by JLA.  Completed and updated the traveling PR display and scrapbook.  Certificates of participation presented to all members.  Coverage in newspapers increased.  Advertising in the LOG increased to cover expenses.  A media appreciation luncheon was held during Carousel set-up.
  • Social events were initiated at Council and committee levels.
  • The Ad Hoc Training Committee instituted a training continuum for all members.
  • Sustaining members hosted party for the Provisional class, participated in Cookbook development, and held a luncheon meeting.  Efforts to redefine their role in the League were very fruitful and resulted in increased participation.