Junior League of San Francisco celebrated 100 years of service at a dinner for 100 in the rotunda at City Hall on November 1, 2012. The program included the induction of Senator Dianne Feinstein as an honorary member, and proclamations from Governor Jerry Brown, Mayor Ed Lee, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, and Congresswoman Jackie Speier. Heidi Kuhn, founder of Roots of Peace, provided the keynote address.
Michelle Curtis Harris, incoming fashion show chair, announced a new format for Junior League of San Francisco’s 87th annual event, Fashion Forward: Setting Sail Into a New Century. A three day fashion showcase at Fort Mason, February 28 – March 2, 2013, will feature a marketplace with 25 boutiques, a cocktail party for young professionals, a fashion show and gala dinner, and a children’s afternoon show. Red Carpet Bay Area will support the event as a media sponsor.
Since 1911, The Junior League of San Francisco is an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective leadership and actions of trained volunteers. Its purpose remains exclusively educational and charitable.
Scenes from the Junior League of San Francisco Centennial Celebration:
Fashion Forward: Setting Sail Into a New Century February 28 – March 2, 2013
Past Junior League of San Francisco fashion show chairs Anne Marie Massocca (left) and Layne Gray (right) with fashion show producer Larry Hashbarger at the Junior League of San Francisco Centennial Gala
Centennial committee member Andra von Behren, guest speaker Heidi Kuhn, Centennial event co-chair and past president Susie Hoganson, Centennial event co-chair and past president Trish Otstott, and Centennial dinner chair Lisa Grotts
Junior League members Jennifer Ellison, Loree Dowse and Jennifer Marples
Marc Loupe with past JLSF president Anette Harris
Greg Jorgensen with past JLSF president Judy Jorgensen
Past JLSF president Courtney Rice, Beppie Cerf, and past president Sally Coates
Past fashion show chair Schuyler Hudak with her sister Whitney Hudak
Past fashion show chairs Usha Burns, Dolly Chammas and Debbie Bocci
Rhonda Mahendroo, Elizabeth Leep
Ashley Seippel, Chelsey Seippel
Front row: Wendy Armstrong, past fashion show chair Courtney Bocci, Sophia Belloli; back row: Jasmine Stirling, Sabrina Lowell, 2013 fashion show chair Michelle Curtis Harris, Kristen Hall, Devon Dievel, Sealy Livermore