JLM Foundation Visionary Award

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Congratulations to Karelia Martinez Carbonell, who was presented with the Visionary Award at the recent celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Junior League of Miami Foundation. Carbonell is the organization’s past president. According to a press release from the Junior League of Miami Foundation, “a visionary is someone who is thinking about and planning […]

Local Community Advocate Selected as Junior League of Miami 87th President

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Leanne Frazee Tellam, a local community advocate, has been selected as the 87th President of the Junior League of Miami. She has been a member of the Junior League for 15 years, and this will be her fifth term as a board member.  Mrs. Tellam is also member of the Florida Bar, an experienced trial attorney, […]

Junior League of Miami Lends a Green Thumb to Women’s Shelter

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As featured on November 20, 2012 on www.GablesHomePage.com. Members of the Coral Gables-based Junior League of Miami recently got together at Lotus House, a non-profit apartment complex for homeless women and children in Overtown, to create a garden space for the residents. Completing a project that began in the fall of 2011, the Junior League […]

Junior League Opens New Year With Supt. Carvalho as Guest

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As featured on September 18, 2012 on www.GablesHomePage.com. The Coral Gables-based Junior League of Miami (JLM) held its first meeting of the 2012-13 season on Tuesday evening, Sept. 11, at the University of Miami Alumni Center. The program, which included a 9/11 remembrance, featured Miami-Dade Schools Superintendent Alberto Carvalho as keynote speaker. Supt. Carvalho discussed […]

“Busy As Bees” at the Miami Science Museum

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Volunteers from the Junior League of Miami were as ‘busy as bees’ last weekend, as they completed a Done-In-A-Day project at the Miami Science Museum, helping the Museum to continue the development of its early childhood space, the Discovery Room.  The volunteers helped create crafts and activity kits for the Museum’s Busy Buzzing Bees curriculum, […]

2012 JLMF Wine Walk Feature by Slesnick & Jochem, 3.4.12 Miami Herald

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The enchanting Wine Walk 2012, sponsored by the Junior League of Miami Foundation, enjoyed another successful “walk” on Tuesday, Feb 28. This signature event began in 2005 by two league leaders Cheryl Goldstein, founding president of the Junior League of Miami Foundation, and Amy Sussman, then president of the Junior League of Miami. The idea […]