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New board announced for Junior League of Fort Worth

The Junior League of Fort Worth, Inc. (JLFW) announced its new President, Elizabeth Knuckley, and Board of Directors for the 2021-2022 league year. Knuckley has been a member of Junior League of Fort Worth since 2011 and has previously served in roles such as Done-In-A-Day co-chair, Education Vice President and on the Strategic Plan Committee. Carrying on the commitment to the Junior League’s mission of improving the Fort Worth community, President Elizabeth Knuckley is supported by the Board of Directors to lead the organization in involvement and volunteerism.   

The JLFW has nearly 2,000 members who annually contribute over 50,000 volunteer hours to over 50 agencies in the community, including Justin’s Place, Alliance for Children, Inc. and Unbound Fort Worth. Over the last five years, JLFW has raised over $4.2 million through fundraisers such as Christmas in Cowtown Holiday Gift Market and “Yell & Sell” Rodeo program sales.   

The JLFW theme for the 2021-2022 year is Unstoppable. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, members of the Junior League of Fort Worth maintained their commitment to serving the Fort Worth community.   

“As the Junior League of Fort Worth begins our 92nd year, we are ready to meet this moment of opportunity emerging from a global pandemic and a once-in-a-lifetime winter storm. No matter the challenges, our League is committed to its mission of improving the community and developing our women. Together we are unstoppable!” said Knuckley.  

The 2021-2022 Board of Directors include:   

Becky Escott, President-Elect  

Aarti Puskoor, Administrative Vice President  

Shay Johnson, Communications Vice President  

Amanda Baker, Community Vice President  

Emily Delgado, Education Vice President  

Danielle Dollahite, Finance Vice President  

Lyndsay Mojica, Assistance Finance Vice President  

Ashley Davis, Fund Development Vice President  

Mindy Hollan, Membership Vice President  

Rachel Phillips, Nominating Chair  

Kristy Odom, Sustaining Advisor  

The Junior League of Fort Worth, Texas, Inc. is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. In 2021-2022, JLFW will provide 9 grants totaling $560,000 to local nonprofit organizations including the Tarrant Area Food Bank and Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County.

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Barbara Clark Galupi