LAKELAND, Fla. – The Junior League of Greater Lakeland is hosting its annual luminary event, Light Up Lakeland, Sunday, December 8 at 6:00 p.m. The community is invited to line the curb in front and around their home with beautiful luminaries.
The League is selling luminary kits as follows: one kit for $20, or two kits for $30. Each kit includes 15 bags, candles, sand and assembly instructions on how and when to put your luminaries out. Kits can be purchased online at https://www.jlgl.org/store/. Kits will be available for pick up on December 1 at the Junior League’s Sorosis Building – 90 Lake Morton Drive, Lakeland – or you may request to have your kit delivered to your home for a $10 donation. Orders are due December 1, 2019.
The sale of luminaries benefits the Junior League of Greater Lakeland community projects focused on women and children’s wellness, and specifically, the League’s 2019-20 mission to meet the critical resource need of clothing and toiletries for children in the Greater Lakeland community.
“The League is proud to host our annual Light Up Lakeland event with the goal of uniting the community in support of women and children’s wellness. Together, we are bringing visibility to a very real and pressing need for basic resources for children in our community – clothing, shoes, socks, undergarments, and toiletries – that are readily available to children through our school system,” says Callie Miller, Junior League of Greater Lakeland President. “Your partnership in bringing visibility to this important need will not only provide a beautiful sight in our neighborhoods, it will also unite the community in support of this very important cause. The proceeds raised will impact the lives of thousands of children in our community.”
The Junior League of Greater Lakeland would like to thank our event partner The Lunz Group Architects, Lakeland Electric for lighting Lake Mirror, as well as our community partners Southern Homes, Publix Super Markets Charities, and 97.5 WPCV and Max 98.3.
About The Junior League of Greater Lakeland
Women building better communities. That’s the Junior League.
The Junior League of Greater Lakeland, Inc. is committed to promoting overall wellness of body, mind, and spirit for women and children in our community, through our own community efforts and by partnering with other non-profit organizations in the Greater Lakeland area with a wellness vision.
JLGL members actively reach well over 10,000 families each year. Sustainers, members who have served the JLGL faithfully for decades, have left a proud legacy. Together, all members continue to meet the needs of the community in unique and powerful ways.
The Junior League of Greater Lakeland, Inc is an 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. The Junior League is exclusively educational and charitable.
Statement on Voluntarism
The Junior League of Greater Lakeland, Inc. has as its purpose: to promote voluntarism, to develop the potential of its members for voluntary participation in community affairs, to demonstrate the effectiveness of trained volunteers, to support and promote voluntarism as an essential component of our society.
The Junior League of Greater Lakeland, Inc. further recognizes the critical role of the voluntary sector in experimenting, demonstrating, innovating and advocating for needed change, monitoring the public sector objectively and impartially in?uencing governmental program development and providing those services unavailable through government programs.
Therefore, the Junior League of Greater Lakeland, Inc. will continue to take action that will ensure the effectiveness of the voluntary sector.