The League Pulse Archives

The Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri: women building better communities.

Remembering When with Four Fabulous Sustainers

Front row panelists: Leslie Whitaker and Jerry Vaughan. Second row panelists: Sudy Hurst and Jinny McCoy. This year’s Spring Sustainer Meeting’s main event was filled with insightful stories of the … Continue reading

May 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

A Very Prestigious Award for Mary Shaw “Shawsie” Branton

Mary Shaw “Shawsie” Branton’s daughters, Page Reed and Leslie Hoffecker accepted her Starr Women’s Hall of Fame Award on her behalf. She passed away last year at the age of … Continue reading

April 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Legacy Fund – developing the potential of women for the next hundred years

The Legacy Fund was established during the League’s 100th anniversary year to provide ongoing funding for ad hoc programs and activities that will develop the potential of women in our … Continue reading

March 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Helping find solace, at Solace House

“I seek strength to carry on. I seek courage to move beyond pain. I seek faith to believe happiness will come again. Solace is my goal. I can find it. … Continue reading

March 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Fundraisers and Must Have Cookbooks: Company’s Coming, Beyond Parsley and Above & Beyond Parsley

Pictured: Bretta Watkins (1976–1977 League year) Since the Junior League of Kansas City, Missouri, was founded in 1914, it has evolved into one of the oldest, largest and most effective … Continue reading

February 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Love the League

According to the history channel, every February 14, across the United States and in other places around the world, approximately 1 billion Valentine’s Day cards are sent, more than 35 … Continue reading

February 14, 2017 · Leave a comment

Hope and Healing at the Rose Brooks Center

Standing: Lindsay Kiely, Sarah Knights, Brooke Boynton, Rachel Dart and Maria Shadid Kneeling: Kelly Olson and Susan Mize “Imagine leaving everything you know, your home, your belongings to go live … Continue reading

February 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

Take Five: Kansas City’s Ultimate Party with a Purpose

Do you need a night out? Would you love to win $5,000 in cash? Do you enjoy supporting programs that benefit the Kansas City community? If you answered yes to … Continue reading

January 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

League Member Extraordinaire

Marketing Board Director, Susan Moss’s adorable little ones: newborn, Vincent and big sister Vivian.   Susan Moss – board member and overall League rock star – has been incredibly active … Continue reading

January 24, 2017 · Leave a comment

Top tips from female business leaders!

The League is comprised of hundreds of amazing women and no matter how you slice it, we all want to improve and get ahead. As you consider which next steps … Continue reading

January 17, 2017 · Leave a comment