The Junior League of Duluth will be celebrating 100 years of work in the Twin Ports region. In that year, we will celebrate our past and look to our next century through a year of events, projects, and initiatives.

Centennial Event Timeline:

  • July 14th, 2020: Mayor Emily Larson of Duluth, Minnesota and Mayor Jim Paine of Superior, Wisconsin proclaim July 14th,”Junior League of Duluth Day.” This joint proclamation recognizes the significance of the date for the founding of the Junior League of Duluth as well as celebrates the role that members of the League have played as catalysts for lasting community change.
  • April 2021: Building Stronger Communities: Laying the Foundation for a Better Future
  • May 2021: Round-up at the Mount Royal Market to raise money to Fund-our-Future
  • May 20-21, 2021: AJLI Recognition of the Junior League of Duluth’s Centennial at Annual Conference in Indianapolis
  • July 2021: Round-up at the Whole Foods Coop to raise money to Fund-our-Future
  • July 13th, 2021: The Party of the Century at Glensheen, the Historic Congdon Estate, the home of our first President, Elisabeth Congdon.

Centennial Programs & Initiatives:

  • Support the work of the Junior League of Duluth into our next century by helping to “Fund the Future.” We hope to raise $100,000 to ensure the League can fiscally sustain its mission, no matter what challenges lie ahead. Help us ensure that the League can continue to empower our members and communities. Your contribution makes a difference.
  • Our histories: From September 2020 through August of 2021 we will feature member stories at our General Membership Meetings as well as across our social media platforms
  • Done-in-a-Day by the Decade: 10 community initiatives will look to our 10 decades of work in the Twin Ports to guide initiatives over the Centennial Year
  • Telling our story: the website and social media platforms will celebrate the rich history of the Junior League of Duluth by featuring the stories, artifacts, and voices of our past