Community Impact 

We are an organization of nearly 300 Northwest Florida Panhandle women of diverse backgrounds who engage in Community Impact programs dedicated to building our community.

Become a JLEC Member!  

Check out our JLEC Signature Events.

Best of the Emerald Coast tickets are on sale now! 

  • Back to School Bash

    JLEC partners with the Children's Advocacy Center to provide backpacks filled with school supplies for their clients. 

  • Day for Kids

    JLEC members set up a craft booth and volunteered at the Emerald Coast Science Center for the Boys and Girls Club event. 

  • Food for Thought Outreach 

    JLEC members collected and donated food items and shelving units to stock the Food for Thought pantry. 

  • Child Clothing Project

    Every fall, over 300 children go to our local Target to shop for a new wardrobe, followed by lunch and a party filled with fun activities.

  • Habitat for Humanity

    Members spend the day volunteering at the construction site building a Habitat home for local community members. 

  • Kids in the Kitchen 

    JLEC hosts events to educate and empower children and youth to make healthy lifestyle choices.

Our Mission

The Junior League of the Emerald Coast, Inc. is an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. The JLEC's purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.


Our League's success and impact on the community is directly determined by the profitability of our fundraiser and the support we receive from our members and our community. 

Ways to support us include:

JLEC Signature Events 

Best of the Emerald Coast
Online ticket purchase is now available! 

Join us for Best of the Emerald Coast 2014
October 25th, 6pm-9pm at Grand Boulevard 
Visit our Facebook page to get the latest event information!

Special thanks to the Emerald Coast magazine and Rowland Publishing for sponsoring this event!
Also, thank you to all of our 2013 Sponsors:
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Join us for the Solaris Full Moon Party to celebrate the Junior League of the Emerald Coast's 50th anniversary!

 Enjoy stylish comfort foods and dancing while cruising in the moonlight on November 7th!

The boat offers three decks with indoor and outdoor waterfront space, food stations, cash bar and a silent auction.


Cruise In Comfort

Date: Friday, November 7, 2014

Check-In time: 6:30, Cruise time: 7:30 - 10:30PM

Simple Delectables

"Laid Back" Mac & Cheese:

Five-Cheese Macaroni with additions of Artisanal bread crumbs, Jalapeno salsa, crispy pork belly bits, roasted red peppers…

The Feelin All Right:

Fresh Tomato Basil soup accompanied smoked cheese, and bruschetta margarita melts

The Picnic:

Pigs in a blanket using Phyllo dough with assorted Mustards, sliced watermelon including the spiked variety, of course chocolate chip cookies

The Dude on the Grill:

Shrimp, Beef, Veggie & Chicken K-Bobs with Aluminum foil Potatoes

Campfire on a Friday Night

S’mores Bar!!!

Our Vision

To be recognized as a leading non-profit organization in our community. We want to achieve this through our volunteer efforts and enriching the lives of our community residents.