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Recap: Whale of a Sale

The Junior League of Tallahassee hosted its 44th and final Whale of a Sale on April 13 and 14, 2018.  Whale of a Sale has been Tallahassee’s largest yard sale and features affordable prices on new and gently-used furniture, clothes, housewares, toys, sporting goods, appliances, books, music and more.  Thank you to everyone who joined us at the North Florida Fairgrounds to say “fare-Whale” to this event.  Proceeds raised during this weekend will go towards funding the JLT’s strategic projects that benefit children and families in Tallahassee and the surrounding areas.  We would like to say thank you to the sponsors of this year’s event: TLG Real Estate Services, The Florida Lottery, Coosh’s, Century Link, Velocity Online and Socially Loved.

 

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JLT Partners with Second Harvest

The Junior League of Tallahassee will partner with Second Harvest of the Big Bend for their 2018-2019 Jill Pope Community Partner.  This two-year partnership will start on June 1. 

The Jill Pope Community Partnership program aims to assist local nonprofits in launching, re-launching or growing a project through the motivation of the Junior League of Tallahassee’s volunteer power, promotional power and financial grant support capabilities. 

Second Harvest of the Big Bend, established in 1982, aims to feed the members of the Big Bend community with the help of local agencies as well as provide education about food scarcity.

Read more about it in the Tallahassee Democrat article featuring the new partnership.

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Teen Board Application Available

The Junior League of Tallahassee (JLT) is now accepting applications for its 6th annual Teen Board.  Rising high school junior and senior females interested in volunteerism and community service are invited to apply.  The Teen Board offers the opportunity to gain an understanding of the impact JLT has on the Tallahassee community, while earning needed volunteer hours for college and scholarship applications.  Members receive training from JLT Members as well as community leaders to enhance their success in school and beyond.  The one-year term begins in September 2018 and ends in May 2019.  Applications will be accepted until May 4, 2018.  

Teen Board Application
 

Please email [email protected] with any questions.

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Junior League lands final Whale of Sale at the Fairgrounds

The Junior League of Tallahassee will host its annual Whale of a Sale community yard sale April 13-14 at the North Florida Fairgrounds.

All proceeds from the Whale of a Sale go back into the community through the JLT’s strategic projects that benefit children and families in Tallahassee and the surrounding areas. This year marks the final Whale of a Sale.

Whale of a Sale Co-Chair Candace Munz said, “The longevity of this event is a testament to the impact it has made in our community. For 44 years, the Whale of a Sale has provided funding for the Junior League of Tallahassee’s projects, and in turn benefited countless children and families in Tallahassee. It’s certainly a bittersweet moment, but we are excited to see what the future holds.”

Since 1974, the Whale of a Sale has grown to be Tallahassee’s largest yard sale and features affordable prices on new and gently-used furniture, clothes, housewares, toys, sporting goods, appliances, books, music and more. The Junior League of Tallahassee would like to thank our Florida Lottery sponsor for helping to make our last Whale of a Sale possible.

The Whale of a Sale will be open for shopping Saturday, April 14, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Admission to the event is $2.

Along with the main event, community members are encouraged to join the JLT for the Whale of a Sale Preview Party on Friday, April 13, at 6 p.m., for early shopping and live entertainment. With the purchase of a $100 ticket, attendees will receive dinner and drinks for two, along with the chance to win more than $7,000 in prizes.

For more information, visit www.jltallahasse.org or email [email protected]

“Junior League lands final Whale of a Sale at the Fairgrounds.”  Tallahassee Democrat.  9 April 2018.  Tallahassee Democrat.  Web.  9 April 2018.

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