Fall 2014 Piper

Gold Is the New Black

Happy 50th, Junior Leaguers! Piper is kicking off our Golden Anniversary year with a look back at "Where We've Been as a League," and let me just say, it's amazing how much we've achieved in that time! 

In this jam-packed Fall issue, you'll find:

  • Reflections from former community project partners on the League's lasting impact
  • A stroll down memory lane with four past JLPA-MP Presidents
  • Some fascinating "Shop" talk with the incomparable Robbie Mellows
  • An account of the history of Piper from two '70s-era insiders
  • An inspiring timeline charting some of our many milestones and accomplishments over the past five decades

Check out those features and much more HERE! (For those who have requested a print copy, it should arrive in 2-3 weeks.)

But before you dive in to the rest, you might want to skip straight to Page 6 for an important Save the Date from our Gala Committee. This is sure to be an event we'll all be talking about for the next 50 years!

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Upcoming Events

  • Nov

    Game Night at the Gatehouse

    THURSDAY, NOV 6, 6:30 – 10 PM


    Join Membership enrichment for Game Night at the Gatehouse! November’s membership enrichment social is a chance to let your hair down and relax over a glass of wine and some games! Consider bringing a game to donate to Help One Child, a nonprofit, non-denominational, local outreach to at-risk children both in and out of the foster care system. Donated games will be distributed to children as part of their annual holiday party. Bring a friend who might be interested in membership! This social is open to prospective members. RSVP here.

  • Nov

    General Membership Meeting 


    6:30 PM SOCIAL / 7-9 PM MEETING

    Join us at the November General Membership Meeting for the next installment of the Inspiring Leader Series and a vote on the focus of our our Issue-Based Community Impact (IBCI) initiative. Please RSVP so that food can be planned accordingly. 

  • Nov

    DIAD with Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly

    THANKSGIVING DAY, 11/27, 10:30 AM TO 12 NOON
    Do you have some free time Thanksgiving morning to give back to the elderly community? Would you like to bring your children, spouse, or even your parents and get them into the holiday spirit? You’ll start by heading to a designated location in the San Francisco area to pick up a meal and rose and then get a short orientation from Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly. Then, you’ll head out to visit an elderly person in their home to spread some holiday cheer. Sign up here!

  • Nov

    Holiday Closures 

    The League office will be closed Thursday and Friday, November 27 and 28 in observance of Thanksgiving. 

    The Shop will be closed on Thursday, November 27, then open 12 noon to 5 PM on Friday and Saturday, November 28 & 29.