Girls Realizing Opportunity Within (GROW)

Girls Realizing Opportunity Within (GROW) is designed to reach adolescent girls to help establish and improve their self-esteem and self-image during its most vulnerable stage.  Once a month, the GROW committee meets with girls for a day of mentorship in order to help each girl to develop an inner confidence and to promote positive life… Read More


   Our April Member of the Month is Kiara Swift! As one of many Chairs whose placement has been altered to accommodate a community partner’s current guidelines, Kiara has adjusted Nightingales to positively serve recipients of the work done by this committee. The service Kiara has done and led her committee to do provides comfort… Read More

LBDI Donor FAQ’s

Are donations tax deductible? Will donors get a tax receipt?  Yes. A donor tax receipt is sent via email to the donor email address provided once the donation is submitted.  Can donors give anonymously? Yes. They may donate anonymously and request to display their name on the fundraising platform as “Anonymous”. However, the system will… Read More

2019-2020 Members of the Year

2019-2020 Active Member of the Year – Lisa Shahim Lisa Shahim moved to Little Rock in 2001 and is entering her third year as a JLLR active member.  She was motivated to join JLLR because of her love of volunteerism and her desire to improve the community in which she lives. In Lisa’s first year… Read More

August Member of the Month – Lisa Shahim

  Get to know Lisa Shahim, our August Member of the Month! What is your favorite restaurant or place to shop? Home Goods. I love finding unexpected treasures at a bargain price. What is one thing JLLR members might not know about you? That I have a tattoo of a four-leaf clover on the inside… Read More

May Member of the Month – Meagan Davis

Get to know Meagan Davis, our May Member of the Month! What is your League placement and what is your favorite aspect of it? I am starting my second year serving as Cookbook Chair.  Cookbooks are such a big part of JLLR’s history.  I’ve learned so much from previous generations of League members; the amount… Read More

2018-2019 Board of Directors

Front Row: Vickey Metrailer, Kimberly Logue, Jennifer Goss, Kristen Bextermueller. Back Row: Tabitha McNulty, Natalie Hairston, Casey Rockwell, Leigh Anne Kreps, Corey Huffty, Danielle Collie, Betsey Mowery, Candace Anderson. President Kim Logue President Elect Jennifer Goss Sustainer Advisor Vicky Metrailer Administrative Vice President Betsey Mowery Community Vice President Candace Anderson Development Vice President Natalie Hairston… Read More

Past Community Projects

Boosters and Big Rigs (?-2020) Boosters and Big Rigs is a health and wellness fair held in partnership with UA Little Rock Children International geared for school aged children with diverse background.  This family friendly free community event provides children with dental, vision and wellness screenings.  In addition, provides children with an educational and fun opportunity to explore… Read More