JUNIOR LEAGUE OF CENTRAL WESTCHESTER COMPLETES SAFETY TOWN

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The Junior League of Central Westchester (JLCW) just completed its ninth successful session of Safety Town, a comprehensive educational program that introduces safety awareness and accident prevention to children entering Kindergarten.  Sixty-nine children participated in this year’s Safety Town program.  As part of the JLCW’s effort to make Safety Town accessible to the entire community, […]

JUNIOR LEAGUE OF CENTRAL WESTCHESTER PRESENTS SAFETY TOWN – A MINI CAMP FOR PRESCHOOLERS

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The Junior League of Central Westchester’s Safety Town is a comprehensive educational program that introduces safety awareness and accident prevention to children entering Kindergarten in September 2011.  Topics covered by the 5-day program include fire/bicycle/water/stranger safety and more.  Under the guidance of a certified teacher, a police officer, a fire fighter and other community volunteers, […]

The Junior League of Central Westchester to Host Informational Coffees for Prospective Members on January 13, 2011 at Wayside Cottage

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The Junior League of Central Westchester (JLCW) is inviting women from Eastchester, Greenburgh, Scarsdale and White Plains to its semi-annual “Recruiting Coffees” at historic Wayside Cottage on January 13, 2011 at either 9:30 a.m. or 8:00 p.m. Prospective members will learn about the JLCW’s efforts to improve the lives of our neighbors in need. New […]

JUNIOR LEAGUE TEAMS UP WITH PAJAMA PROGRAM DURING DANGER SEASON

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Ten years ago, one New York woman noticed children in shelters and group homes sleeping in their clothes because they didn’t own even one pair of pajamas. She filled a shopping bag with new sleepwear and books and began to hand them out to the youngsters, many of whom were abused, abandoned or neglected.  In […]

JUNIOR LEAGUE HOSTS 23rd ANNUAL HOLIDAY BOUTIQUE.

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Holiday presents, hostess and teacher gifts, and a little something just for you!  You can find it all at the Junior League of Central Westchester’s 24th annual Holiday Boutique on Wednesday, November 3rd from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Thursday, November 4th from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Scarsdale Golf Club in […]

NATIONALLY ACCLAIMED AUTHOR AND PARENT-TEEN ADVISOR TO SPEAK AT SCARSDALE  LIBRARY

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The Junior Leagues of Westchester are excited to host Vanessa Van Petten, nationally acclaimed author and parent-teen advisor, at the Scott Room of the Scarsdale Public Library on October 28, 2010, from 7:30-9:00 p.m. Ms. Van Petten’s mission is to improve parent-teen relationship by providing parents and their children with new perspectives, stories and neutral places to […]

Six Junior Leagues Across Westchester County Team Together to Feed the Hungry

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Junior Leagues in Westchester are asking residents to donate just one item for food banks throughout the county as part of the “May No One Go Hungry” campaign this month The six Junior Leagues of Westchester County announced today that they are teaming together to collect food donations to stock food banks throughout the county […]

JLCW PROVISIONAL COMMITTEE TO HOST “READING FUN DAY” AT EASTCHESTER COMMUNITY ACTION PROGRAM (ECAP)

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The 2007 Fall Provisional Class of the Junior League of Central Westchester (“JLCW”) will sponsor a “Reading Fun Day” at the Eastchester Community Action Program at 142-144  Main Street in Tuckahoe on February 1, 2008. ECAP is an after-school program which serves underprivileged children in the Eastchester, Tuckahoe and Bronxville communities.  The JLCW supports several […]

LITERACY IS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY AT THE SECOND ANNUAL FAMILY LITERACY FAIR

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Who knew that reading could be so fun?  Should I cuddle with my favorite stuffed animal and listen to a bedtime story, join a sing along with your favorite nursery rhymes and songs, or listen to the storyteller entertain with tales and fables! On Saturday, March 14, 2009, approximately 150 children from the Head Start […]

2008 JLCW Grants

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Junior League of Central Westchester Awards Grants to Local Organizations Each year, the Junior League of Central Westchester (JLCW) designates a portion of its funds to be awarded to one or more community organizations in its service area, which includes Scarsdale, Hartsdale, Eastchester, White Plains, and Greenburgh.  The JLCW awards grants to provide financial support […]