Raleigh | October 19, 2015: The Junior League of Raleigh is proud to announce the renaming of their headquarters, known as the Center for Community Leadership, to the Julia Jones Daniels Center for Community Leadership. As a long-time member of the Junior League of Raleigh (JLR), Julia has embodied the purpose of the League to enhance the quality of life and the future of Wake County through her leadership, service and commitment.
Julia has contributed more than 50 years of her life to community service, with a commitment to improving her community and to the potential of women as leaders.
As an active member of the JLR, Julia served locally as the president of the JLR from 1969-1970, as well as nationally as the Association of Junior Leagues of America (AJLA) Nominating Chairman from 1971- 1973, helping the AJLA identify and nominate trained leaders. Additional noteworthy regional and national organizations which Julia has supported over the years include the NC Museum of Art, Converse College, the NC Museum of Natural History, the UNC School of the Arts, the NC Historical Commission and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. “Julia’s legacy is the reminder that we all need to contribute our time and efforts to make our community the best place possible for us to live and work” said Kathryn West, JLR President.
As a JLR sustainer, Julia remains directly involved in many League programs and initiatives and is often called upon by active JLR leaders seeking her vision and wisdom as a community service leader.
A dedication ceremony in honor of Julia Jones Daniels formally announcing the facility’s name change to the Julia Jones Daniels Center for Community Leadership will be held on Wednesday, November 11 at 5:30 p.m. at 711 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh. Members of the community are invited to attend. For more information on the Julia Jones Daniels Center for Community Leadership dedication ceremony please contact the Junior League of Raleigh at 919-787-7480, extension 1061, or email@example.com.
About the Junior League of Raleigh
The Junior League of Raleigh is the local chapter of the Association of Junior Leagues International, an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. The Junior League reaches out to women of all races, religions and national origins who demonstrate an interest in, and commitment to, volunteerism. Now in its 86th year, the Junior League of Raleigh boasts nearly 1,700 women supporting community organizations around Wake County.