An Interview with Mistletoe Market Chair, Alex Brady

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Mistletoe Market is a three-day, one-stop holiday shopping extravaganza that raises funds to support the mission of the Junior League of Oklahoma City. Proceeds from Mistletoe Market go to fund our focus area of Health & Wellness community projects.   Active member, Christi Coyle, recently interviewed some of the event chairs to share the inside scoop on preparations for… Read More

Erin’s JLOC Story

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Junior League of Oklahoma City preferred active member, Erin Engelke, contributed this week’s guest post.     Growing up in a small town in Idaho, my parents taught me the value of serving others and modeled that themselves, eventually becoming foster parents to several children over the years. I have such vivid, wonderful and sometimes comical… Read More

Fall Container Gardening

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This week’s guest post was contributed by Junior League of Oklahoma City sustainer, Elizabeth Richardson.   Hooray! Fall is finally here! Time to get your front entry and outdoor planters looking festive for the season. I’m excited to share container gardening tips to ensure eye-catching curb appeal for your home or business. Thanks for reading… Read More

General Membership Meeting Recap – September 2017

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The General Membership Meeting on September 12, 2017 was a great kickoff to the JLOC year. It opened with an inspiring video from AJLI, “Disrupt Convention,” which reminded us, as President Tracey Frederick said, that “disruption is not a bad thing – we can be the agents of change.” Aurora Lora, Superintendent of Oklahoma City… Read More

Labor Day Fun

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This week’s guest post was contributed by Junior League of Oklahoma City active member, Beth Armstrong. Celebrated on the first Monday of September, Labor Day is a uniquely American holiday saluting the prosperity of our country through the hard work (or labor) of our citizens. Sounds like a lofty way to describe an excuse to… Read More

Advocating for Mental Health

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This week’s blog post is written by Terri White. Terri White, commissioner for the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, serves as the CEO for one of Oklahoma’s largest state agencies. She is a passionate advocate for individuals experiencing mental illness and addiction. Because of her leadership, ODMHSAS has become nationally known… Read More

Holiday Container Gardening

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This weeks post is a guest member post by Elizabeth Richardson. Elizabeth is a sustaining member of The Junior League of Oklahoma City and is the owner of Adorn OKC. Hooray! The holidays are here! Time to get your front entry and outdoor planters looking festive for the season. I’m excited to share container gardening… Read More

Holiday Party Etiquette

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This week’s post is a guest member post by Carey Sue Vega. Carey Sue Vega is a Sustaining member of the Junior League of Oklahoma City and owner of a business specializing in business professionalism and social etiquette. She provides in-house seminars, lunch seminars, public speaking services, and customized training for businesses, professional organizations, colleges and universities,… Read More

What the Junior League of Oklahoma City Means to Me

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Growing up the oldest of three sisters, I love connecting with women. After graduating from Oklahoma State University, I moved to Oklahoma City and worked to establish a professional career in my twenties. One of my favorite memories of that time is the monthly reunion dinners I had with my best friends from college. Luckily,… Read More