As the Junior League of Greater Fort Lauderdale celebrates its 80th Anniversary, the organization has named several women as chairs to help commemorate this milestone.
Angela Carrasco, Angel Thomas, and Emily Woods have been selected as 80th Anniversary Chairs, while Ratna Okhai and Molly Rambach will be chairing the Junior League JULE, a special fundraiser for members, donors and other supporters to be held on November 9, 2017at Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach.
“There are so many ways we are recognizing this remarkable moment in the long history of the Junior League, and we know that Angela, Angel and Emily will be busy with creative elements to mark our 80 years of providing women-empowered service to the community,” said Jill Banaszak, President of the Junior League of Greater Fort Lauderdale. “In addition, the Junior League JULE will be an extraordinary event, and we are grateful that Ratna and Molly have stepped up to chair this special occasion.”
The Junior League of Greater Fort Lauderdale was founded in 1937 as the Fort Lauderdale Junior Service League. It was created to provide the community with willing volunteers in civic and child welfare work and has evolved into a powerful agent of change in the community. It is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through effective action.
“It is amazing to be part of this significant milestone – and to have such dedicated women to make the celebration as special as the anniversary,” noted Banaszak.
About The Junior League of Greater Fort Lauderdale
The Junior League of Greater Fort Lauderdale (JLGFL) is a non-profit organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. For more information, please contact the Junior League office at (954) 462-1350 or visit www.juniorleagueftl.org.