October 2022 | Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging

The Junior League of Cincinnati is committed to embedding Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DEIB) into our organization. As stated by the Association of Junior Leagues International (AJLI), “We must be intentional and proactive in our actions to build Junior Leagues that prioritize the creation and maintenance of a culture with a strong sense of […]

October 2022 | Advocacy for Women’s Healthcare Event

On October 19, the Advocacy and Education Committee hosted a panel titled “Understanding Women’s Healthcare Today” for members to learn about issues in women’s healthcare that impact our community. Women entered a safe, non-partisan, and non-religious space to learn about current issues, especially in regard to the Dobbs vs. Jackson case and its impact on […]

September 2022 | Getting to know our President & President-Elect

League President, Kate Fortlage offers insight into what inspires her within the League and her personal life. The candid interview with Kate shares a causal side of her. Kate is a thoughtful person, who has made time to let us into her world. What are some highlights of your time as the 2022-2023 president? This […]

August 2022 | JLC Welcomes New Members at our New Member Brunch

On August 7th the New Member Chair and Vice Chairs, Erica Busch, Tiffany Hallman & Erica Zaretsky, welcomed 62 new members to the Junior League of Cincinnati at our annual New Member Brunch. The event included an introduction from our President, Kate Fortlage, as well as presentations from New Member leadership and the New Member […]

May 2022 | Closing Out the Year at JLC’s 102nd Annual Meeting

The closing of the Junior League of Cincinnati’s 102nd year took place during our Annual Meeting at Mojave East on Tuesday, May 17, 2022. The Membership Engagement Committee, chaired by Casey Burleigh and Meg Anacker, planned this wonderful event, with breezy casual attire, a Southwestern menu and a bake-off competition. Members were asked to wear […]

May 2022 | Renovating the Home of the JLC

The Columbia Center is a beautiful, historical building that serves as the headquarters to the Junior League of Cincinnati. The Junior League moved into the Columbia Center on June 25, 1988. Through the generosity of our members and supporters, funds from the Centennial Campaign allowed us to explore opportunities for renovating our beloved building, which […]

April 2022 | The Spring Fashion Show is Back at the Hilton with a New Theme, Silhouette

Junior League members and supporters experienced Silhouette, a fresh take on the annual Fashion Show fundraiser and luncheon. Committee Chair Ashley Yanzsa and Vice Chair Erin Lee were inspired to create a more inclusive theme and bring more people together, as every woman has a unique and beautiful silhouette. Attendees enjoyed returning to the familiar […]