What Is the Calvin Closet Project?

“Thank you again for all your efforts.  It looks amazing. …The Calvin Closet project helps them (students) with basic needs to get them to cross the finish line.” – Principal Keimig In March of 2021, the Junior League of Clearwater-Dunedin (JLCD) began a multi-year financial and volunteer commitment to Calvin A. Hunsinger School, a Title […]

Introducing This Year’s Featured Artist at JLCD’s Art Harvest

Every year, the Junior League of Clearwater-Dunedin selects an artist as the featured artist for the annual Art Harvest art show. For 2021, we have selected Jennifer Peck. Jennifer is a mixed media artist whose passion for coastal life inspired moving from Texas to Sarasota, Florida, where the Gulf Coast’s beaches, birds, and botanicals provide […]

JLCD Celebrates Women Volunteers

Junior Leagues around the world are full of amazing women volunteers. During National Volunteer Month, JLCD celebrates a few of the women volunteers that lead our organization. As a volunteer-led organization, the women who make up JLCD dedicate their time and energy to our mission and each other. We celebrate all our members this month. […]

The Junior League of Clearwater-Dunedin Celebrates Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

After recent events at the U.S. Capitol, The Association of Junior Leagues International (AJLI) published its External Statement on Civic Responsibility, condemning racism and hate. The statement affirms the Junior League of Clearwater Dunedin’s (JLCD) belief “In debate, not destruction; In voting, not violence; In the diversity of races, not racism; In freedom of religion, not […]

4 Ways You Can Make A Difference During Poverty Awareness Month

The Junior League of Clearwater-Dunedin (JLCD) recognizes National Poverty in America Awareness Month. Poverty awareness is an important issue to JLCD, with a particular focus on North Pinellas County, JLCD is committed to building public awareness of poverty and food insecurity in our community.   The poverty rate in the U.S. soars in 2020 The U.S. […]

2020 Art Harvest Canceled

Junior League of Clearwater-Dunedin Cancels Annual Art Harvest Festival   The popular art festival was scheduled for November 7-8.    Dunedin, Fla. (Sept. 1, 2020) —The Junior League of Clearwater-Dunedin (JLCD) canceled the 2020 Art Harvest Festival event due to recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the City of Dunedin government. The […]

A Florida Recipe For A Summer Evening

The official cookbook of Junior League of Clearwater-Dunedin, From Grouper to Grits, continues to be our League’s contribution to the legacy of Junior League Cookbooks. Florida recipes from this cookbook remain a delectable representation of our southern coastal flavor. Dinner and Dessert Are on Us Not sure what to cook on a hot summer night? […]

We Are All Champions Of Our Junior League

With the Junior League of Clearwater-Dunedin’s (JLCD) impact stretching over 72 years–launching and supporting many staple organizations, we have a strong case for support for developing the potential of women and improving our community with the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Our positive outcomes are staggering. Yet, we have an opportunity for greater […]

JLCD’s Community Impact in North Pinellas

How Does JLCD Make an Impact in the Community? The committee that is in charge of JLCD community projects is the Community Impact Committee. This committee creates volunteer opportunities for League members aligned with JLCD’s community focus on fighting poverty in North Pinellas.  The Community Impact Committee plans and organizes all of JLCD’s volunteer events. These events […]