Junior League of Richmond Announces Sale of Mayo-Carter House

  Junior League of Richmond Announces Sale of Mayo-Carter House Women’s Service Organization Relocates Headquarters May 2, 2018 Richmond, VA – The Junior League of Richmond has entered into a contract with Metro Properties, Inc., for the purchase of the Mayo-Carter House at 205 West Franklin Street.  The anticipated closing date will occur at the… Read More


As the League moved into the 21st century, it’s membership was at an all-time high – 1394 members (475 actives, 118 provisionals (new members), and 801 sustainers)!  Taking advantage of the latest technology, JLR moved into the 21st century with its own website – www.jlrichmond.org, where members could now communicate with the League and sign… Read More

LBDI on CBS 6!

Check out our President, Sue Patow, and Assistant Chair of Special Events, Susan Graham, on CBS 6’s Virginia This Morning! Their chat with Jessica Noll about LBDI helped bring awareness of our project to the community! View Segment 

JLR Kicks Off LBDI 2018!

The Junior League of Richmond is once again participating in the Little Black Dress Initiative, a week long fundraising initiative where participants wear the same black dress for an entire work week to highlight the struggles of people who live at or below the poverty line. This year our fundraising goal is $35,000. The funds… Read More


This week we continue our focus on JLR’s history as part of Women’s History Month.   By 1980, the JLR had over 1200 members and turned its focus to pressing social issues that were affecting families and the community at large.  Two of the most concerning issues were teenage alcohol abuse and the alarming rise… Read More

The Clothes Rack’s 70th Anniversary

Friday, April 6, 2018

6:00pm to 8:30pm @ Mayo Carter House | 205 W.Franklin Street

Please RSVP to Martha Ware Bryan at mwbryan@jlrichmond.org before Friday, March 30 *Members Only Event*

Women’s History Month – the 1950s through 1970s with the JLR

This week we continue our focus on JLR’s history as part of Women’s History Month.  By the 1950s, the JLR’s 260 active members were recognized in Richmond as a “force to be reckoned with.”  Officially, its intent was to “foster interest among its members in the social, economic, educational, cultural, and civic conditions of the… Read More

Women’s History Month – the 1920s through 1940s with the JLR

March is Women’s History Month – an opportunity to celebrate all women and their contributions to improving our communities.   We thought it would be fitting to celebrate our rich history and the impact, we, the women of the Junior League of Richmond, have had.  Each week this month, we will spotlight a particular time… Read More

Recruitment Open House

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

While this is not mandatory, we find it to be helpful to “Get to Know the JLR” by attending one of our recruitment open houses.  Our Spring 2018 open houses will be held at the Mayo-Carter House (205 W. Franklin Street Richmond, VA  23220). April Open House: April 25th (Wednesday) – 6:00pm