2016 Unwind in the Vines – A first of its-kind-fundraiser event for JLA!

Contributed by McKenzie Moran Junior League of Annapolis, Inc.’s (JLA) first wine tasting was a success! The event was held in a beautiful, scenic ground at the Great Frogs Winery. Despite the gloomy weather, we had quite the turn-out as over 80 League members and friends showed up for the fun! The rustic down-to-earth atmosphere of the vineyard… Read More

Sweet Spice Dip Recipe for Summer Picnics

Contributed by CarrieAnn Frese Summertime in Annapolis means parties and events with family and friends by the water. Sweeten the memory by trying the Sweet Spice Dip For Fresh Fruit recipe from JLA’s Of Tide and Thyme cookbook. It’s perfect with fresh fruit, for a light and cool enjoyment while out in the summer sun.… Read More

Tradition of the President’s Sailboat Necklace

Contributed by CarrieAnn Frese W.R. Chance Diamond Jewelers on Main Street Annapolis has partnered with JLA for years on one very important tradition! Every year during the End-of-Year celebration the outgoing President passes the sailboat necklace to the incoming President. The sailboat design was brainstormed by Robert L. Chance, Jr. as a gift from the… Read More

Ready. Set. Lead! Women’s Leadership Summit 2016

Contributed by CarrieAnn Frese Junior League of Annapolis members Heather Medina and myself had the privilege of attending Junior League of Wilmington, Delaware’s Women’s Leadership Summit in February 2016. Women leaders from the Wilmington community spoke on the power of gratitude, courage and empathy. They encouraged participants to reflect on the privileges in their lives… Read More

Protection Against Domestic Violence – Where You Can Turn To

Contributed by CarrieAnn Frese For JLA’s January General Membership Meeting, MPA YWCA board member Chris Pouisen spoke with JLA about empowering women and domestic violence. Speaking of courage, confidence and the self-sufficiency of women, she presented on the problem of domestic violence and how no one is immune. It’s an important issue for everyone to… Read More