President's Welcome Message


Emily Ransom
2017-2018 JLT President

Welcome to the Junior League of Texarkana!

I invite you to explore this website to learn more about our work to develop women as leaders and volunteers and support the needs of the community. The Junior League of Texarkana has a deep and rich history of making an impact in our community since 1926.  Since that first year, our members have been addressing the most pressing issues facing our area.  Now, as we are in our 91st year of service, we are just as committed to improving the lives of others in our community and developing the potential of women as our founders were. Our organization has grown to over 400 active and sustaining members who are dedicated to serving and strengthening Bowie and Miller Counties and the Texarkana area.

The Junior League of Texarkana, Inc. (JLT) is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. Our focus area is Children’s Literacy, Hunger and Poverty.

Through its many self-initiated projects and volunteer hours, it provides financial and hands-on support to community members from all walks of life.  Upcoming programs to benefit the community include Holiday for the Heart, Shoes for the Soul, Teacher Take Wing, Spring into Reading, and Once Upon a Prom. JLT also awards Community Assistance Fund grants to agencies in need.

Thank you for your interest in the Junior League. It is an honor to serve as President of this organization alongside so many outstanding women and volunteers. Whether you are serving at an agency in need, considering membership or a financial contribution, I invite you to join us as we continue to develop leaders and create positive change in the Texarkana community.

Sincerely,

Emily Ransom
President, 2017-2018

 

The Junior League of Texarkana, Inc. (JLT) is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.