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

  • Jan

    JLPA•MP Night at the Refuge: Pour It Forward

    MONDAY, JANUARY 26 • 5 - 9 p.m. • REFUGE MENLO PARK  

    Eat, drink and be merry!  Join us at The Refuge in Menlo Park to support the League for an evening of Pour It Forward.  The Refuge will donate a portion of the evening's proceeds to the League on January 26, 2015.  Stop by 1143 Crane Street for legendary house-made pastrami sandwiches, epic burgers, and La Trappe beer!   Bring your friends and family, too! RSVP here.

  • Feb

    DIAD: Second Harvest Food Bank


    Hunger happens all year long and the Second Harvest Food Bank needs your help! Join us Saturday, February 7 at the Second Harvest Food Bank in San Carlos as we sort donated food items for warehouse storage and distribution. Space is limited, so sign up now! RSVP here.

  • Feb

    Holiday Closure

    The League office and The Shop will be closed for President's Day.

  • Feb

    50th Anniversary Blood Drive


    For our 50th Anniversary year, we’re teaming up with the American Red Cross for a blood drive at the Gatehouse! The American Red Cross is the single largest supplier of blood and blood products in the United States, collecting 40% of the blood supply and distributing it to about 2,000 hospitals and transfusion centers nationwide. Sign up now to volunteer, mark your calendars to donate and start spreading the word! All members who volunteer and/or donate blood will be given DIAD credit. Sign up for shifts at 9:30 AM12 NOON or 3:30 PM