Honoring T. Terrell Sessums

The Junior League of Tampa mourns the loss of Thomas Terrell Sessums, 2018 Luminary and lifelong Tampa Bay leader. Sessums committed his life to public service and the greater good of the community. A lawyer by trade, Sessums served as a state legislator from 1963 to 1974 rising to become the Speaker of the Florida […]

Personal Development at Home

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many of us are enjoying some extra time at home. While we miss the opportunities to connect with each other face to face, this time has provided us all a chance to dive into some new personal development content. With so many options available, we reached out to […]

Speaking of Leadership: JLT League of Speakers

Public speaking is terrifying for most people. Yet, it is a required skill of almost all community and civic leaders. In an effort to address this need from members, the League began sponsoring a Toastmasters Club. The goal is to give members access to an internationally recognized program, in a supportive environment where they could […]

Prospective Member Preview

Thursday, January 9, 2020

The Junior League of Tampa Headquarters
6 pm

Are you interested in becoming a member of the Junior League of Tampa? Please join us for the New Member Preview hosted by the Prospective Member Engagement Committee. Previews provide a great opportunity to learn more about the League and the application for membership. No RSVP necessary. The Junior League of Tampa is an organization […]

Lending Libraries: We are all on the Same Page

Written by: Karen Hussey Lending libraries are an exciting initiative The Junior League of Tampa (JLT) launched last year. The goal is to increase literacy and encourage a love of reading in our community. One of the most successful ways to improve children’s reading interest and achievement is to increase their access to books.  Lending […]

Hyde Park Village Enchanted Tree Lighting

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Hyde Park Village
5 - 9 pm

The Junior League of Tampa is honored to be the beneficiary of Hyde Park Village‘s 2019 Enchanted Tree Lighting! What to Expect Come kick off the holiday season with live entertainment, kids activities, food vendors, festive beer and wine provided by JJ Taylor and even a visit from Santa! This event is free for all […]

The Positive Power of Girls

Written by: Kristen Antonello & Kylie Gross The Junior League of Tampa’s Girl Power! program was created in 2013 with the mission to promote literacy, scholarship, nutrition, and positive self-image to the young women in the Tampa community. This year, we are partnering with the Centre for Girls – an enrichment and education center focused […]

The Luminaries Soiree & Screening

Monday, October 28, 2019

Tampa Bay History Center
6pm networking/sign in 7pm panel discussion and documentary screening

Join us at the Tampa Bay History Center for networking and a screening of last year’s documentary, filmed and produced by WEDU, that highlights the lives of our 2019 Luminaries – Rosemary Armstrong, Joseph Capitano, Sr. and Dr. Judy Genshaft. We will also have a panel of past Luminaries Honorees speaking on community impact in […]