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Yes. Just ask the Junior League of Wilmington. By donating its archives – approximately seventy-five linear feet of documents that provide a comprehensive overview of the League’s rich, 93-year history…
You may have noticed in a recent story on connected online that The Junior League nominated several of its distinguished members to serve as delegates to Vision 2020, the decade-long gender equality initiative spearheaded by the Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership® at Drexel University’s College of Medicine to coincide with the 100th anniversary, in 2020, of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote.
As a 109-year-old organization dedicated to civic leadership and developing the potential of individual women as leaders in their communities, the Junior Leagues are usually the ones giving out the awards. So the decision by Action for Children North Carolina to honor all 11 Junior Leagues in North Carolina with the prestigious 2010 N.C. Children’s Lifetime Legacy Award was a pleasant surprise.