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Little Black Dress Initiative Is Here! 10/14/19 - 10/18/19

Little Black Dress Initiative (#LBDI) is a week-long awareness and fundraising campaign that harnesses the power of social media and doing something “a little different” in order to educate people about local issues that Leagues work on in their communities. 

In Indian River County, our LBDI will underscore violence against women.

Little Black Dress Initiative (LBDI) is a week-long social media-driven fundraising campaign that uses the iconic ‘little black dress’ to raise awareness about poverty and its effects on women in our community.

Junior League of Indian River LBDI Advocates wear the same black dress (or outfit) for five consecutive days to illustrate the restrictions poverty places on choices, opportunities, and access to resources effects poverty can have on a woman’s access to resources, her confidence, and professional opportunities. By wearing a button that reads “Ask Me About My Dress,” our Advocates invite dialogue among colleagues, friends, and strangers to raise awareness about violence against women.

Our League will participate in the LBDI October 14 - 18th, 2019. Support our LBDI Advocates wearing the dress by donating to the 2019 LBDI Campaign 

Donate Here!

Saturday, November 9, 2019

6-8 PM

Attendees will have exclusive access to participating stores on Ocean Drive from 6-8 pm. Stores will offer customers discounts, a percentage of their profits will be donated back to JLIR, and all proceeds from the event will benefit JLIR's initiatives and our focus area of combating violence against women. For $35 (regular tickets) or $100 (VIP), you can shop while sipping sparkling wine and tasting sweets, all to benefit a great cause. Get starting on your Christmas shopping, buy yourself something special, and have a great time! Afterward, we invite you to join our post-party at Grind and Grape and dance the night away!

Please note: VIP tickets are limited to 20 and include a pre-party, amazing swag bags, and an extra big thanks from JLIR.

Purchase Your Ticket Now! 


junior league indian river woman of the year

Call for Nominees for Junior League’s Woman of the Year

The Junior League of Indian River is
currently accepting nominations for the 8th Annual Woman of the Year. A woman can be
nominated in one of four categories: Business Professional, Civic/Non-Profit
Professional, Volunteer, and Rising Star (women ages 17-25). 

The deadline for submissions is December 10, 2019

Submit Your Nomination Today!

The Woman of the Year Luncheon will take place on March 18, 2020 at the Oak Harbor
Club (4755 S Harbor Dr, Vero Beach) at 11:30 a.m. Tickets for the event are $100 and
will be available for purchase below. 

Buy Woman of the Year Tickets Here


Become a member


Interested in joining the Junior League of Indian River? To inquire about submitting your application and joining contact membership@jlir.org. Visit our Provisionals page for more info!




Mission of Junior League of Indian River

The Junior League of Indian River (JLIR) is an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.

About Junior League of Indian River

Members of JLIR are astute business, community and family leaders who are poised and passionate about everything they do. The organization provides a forum that brings like-minds together and serves multiple functions:

As an opportunity for individuals to develop their interpersonal and organizational skills to become the next generation of community and business leaders.

To provide an organization that actively contributes to the community and engages with individuals in need.

To develop a network of friends and associates that will help one another and serve as mentors to other young women.


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Mailing Address
P.O. Box 274
Vero Beach, FL 32961-0274



Email: jlindianriver@jlir.org

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