Junior Civic League Membership Information

The Junior Civic League was established to create an interest in health, educational and civic affairs, and to promote a better understanding in all affairs pertaining to the betterment of the community in which we live.  We are a volunteer organization. If you want to add a meaningful new experience to your life and learn more about what we do – if you like us, complete a membership application so we can guide you in the process of deciding upon a noble purpose, taking it up bravely, bearing it off joyfully, and laying it down triumphantly.

JCL Members (Active and Sustaining) 2019

Seated (left to right): Veronica Crafter-Srinivasan, Christine Hennings, Cynthia L. Little, Jenita Gillespie, Juanita Davis, Charmaine Bracy and Sylvia Rupert.

Standing 1st Row (left to right): Marcella Kennedy, Trisha Smith, Tiffany Hough, Kimberly Kitchen, Gloria Blackmon, Donna Turner, Sharon Kay Muldrow, Yvette Clark-Kirksey and Trina McCain.

Standing 2nd Row (left to right): Kathy Thompson, Bea Baker, Lynette Brown, Sustaining Member Pamela Murrell, Tenessa Wills, Joyce Alexander, Jerrine King, Anissa Lewis, Sustaining Member Frances Curd, and Michelle Clarett.

Missing from photo: Tammie Cooper and Ameerah Pusey.

Membership Committee

The Membership Committee receives and investigates all applications in the early spring each year. Applications must be received by the second Sunday of March for consideration. All applications that have been accepted by the committee are presented to membership at the April business meeting. Balloting occurs at the May meeting and 2/3 of the present voting members shall determine if applicants will be accepted. Applicants are notified following the May meeting and informed of the acceptance or denial of their application.

Duties of Members

Each member is expected to:

  • Perform any duty to which she is assigned promptly and cheerfully
  • Attend nine business meetings each club year
  • Notify hostess of their inability to attend a meeting as act of courtesy
  • Not miss more than four of the monthly business meetings
  • Arrive at monthly business meetings before roll call
  • Support all JCL sponsored functions
  • Host a club meeting in the order of alphabetical rotation (usually once every two years)
  • Perform at least fifteen volunteer hours each club year
  • Actively participate on at least one club committee each club year
  • Fulfill financial obligations by December 31st each club year

To receive credit for visiting another Altrusa Club, obtain a Credit for Attendance card from the Club Treasurer. Have the card completed and signed by an officer of the Club you visit, and return the card to our Club’s secretary.

Club Meeting Information

The Junior Civic Leagues holds monthly business meetings on the second Sunday of each month at 5:00pm. We meet on the first Sunday in May so that Mother’s Day can be shared with our families. Business meetings are not held in December, July and August.

Annual Dues

Club dues and assessments are $200 per year:

  • Dues are $50 and must be paid by the October meeting
  • Assessments are $150 and can be paid from July 1st thru December 31st
Membership Application

2018-2020 Officers

PresidentJenita Gillespie
Vice PresidentCharmaine Bracy
TreasurerSylvia Rupert
Financial SecretaryChristine Hennings
Recording SecretaryCynthia Little
Corresponding SecretaryKim Kitchen
ParliamentarianVeronica Crafter Srinivasan
ChaplainJerrine King
HistorianLynette Brown
Public Relations/ReporterJoyce Alexander