Every year, the Junior League of Reading puts on a Thanksgiving dinner for kids at the Olivet Boys & Girls Club, and every year it’s not clear who enjoys it more – the kids or the adults. At the club’s Oakbrook location Thursday night, about 150 youngsters, ages 7 to 13, decorated pumpkins, made their own silly putty and created other crafts. Then, they
The Junior League of Reading is teaming up with Girls on the Run Berks County to host a powerful film at the DoubleTree By Hilton Reading on Sunday, January 28, 2018 at 3pm. Following the film there will be a panel discussion. The Empowerment Project is the incredible journey of a crew of female filmmakers driving across America to encourage, empower, and inspire the
Our 3rd annual Brews & BBQ Fall Fest was held on September 23, 2017 at Kraras Hall in Reading, PA. Together with over 150 people in attendance, we spent the evening tasting beers and whiskey, indulging in tasty food and dancing to great music, all while supporting the Junior League of Reading, PA and it’s Youth Empowered initiative. We want to thank each and
Please join the Junior League of Reading, PA, Inc. at its 3rd Annual Fall Fest Brews & BBQ at Kraras Hall in Reading, PA on September 23, 2017. Come taste local BBQ flavors, delicious brews, and enjoy the sounds of “Josh Squared” from 6pm-11pm. All proceeds help the Junior League of Reading fund its Youth Empowered initiative. Get your tickets now! Click the CALENDAR to purchase
WEATHER UPDATE 4/22: Touch-a-Truck is ON! Online ticket sales may have ended but we are revved up and ready to go! Come on down to FirstEnergy Stadium and enjoy the Fun. Tickets will be available for purchase at the door. For more information please visit our event page!
Leadership & Teamwork Leadership and teamwork were the focus for Day 3 of our Young Women’s Summit. Participants brainstormed what makes a great leader and designed posters of themselves as Community Leaders. Created an “I AM” collage that highlighted their strengths. Learned how to communicate and work as a team (in complete
What an extraordinary first weekend of our Sixth Annual Young Women’s Summit! The young women, invited from five Middle Schools in Berks County, engaged in a variety of activities to learn about themselves, how they view and connect with others, and strengthen their leadership skills. On Sunday, our focus was on flash judgements, labels we get and give, and how to build our personal power. The
The Junior League of Reading, PA, Inc., offers a glimpse into the trip our Young Women’s Summit 2016 participants took to the state Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa. They visited the Senate floor and met with their state Senator, Judy Schwank, to learn about leadership and community service.
Join the Junior League of Reading, PA, Inc. on Wednesday January 25, 2017 for a special screening of Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age. The Junior League is hosting the screening at the Miller Center for the Arts on the Reading Area Community College Campus. Come see the film and participate in the discussion about the impact of the digital age on children and how to help
The Junior League got their GAME ON! The Junior League of Reading, PA, Inc. is working hard in the community this season. In 2015, the League has already affected the lives of more than 200 young people in our community through its Young Women’s Summit and Service Learning Groups. The Junior League is working hard to improve the self-esteem and confidence of our community’s young women