The Junior League of Owensboro challenges women to greatness through volunteering, friendship, and commitment to improving our Owensboro-Daviess County community.

Our Mission

The Junior League of Owensboro is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, 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 a commitment to voluntarism.

Community Impact

Healthy Owensboro Initiative
League members are promoting an exciting initiative! Healthy Owensboro is a project that includes feeding elementary-aged children through a "back-pack on the weekends" program, hosting Kids in the Kitchen events at the Museum of Science and History throughout the summer, hosting Kids in the Kitchen activities at community centers and events, and more!  You can help support this community initiative to build a healthier community by participating in the 5K held in September, annually. Read more.

Where does our food come from? Teaching about good health with a very fun, interactive project that allows our kids to get their hands dirty! 

Kids in the Kitchen
Throughout the year JLO works with many community organizations and restaurants to provide a fun, educational, hands-on event called Kids in the Kitchen. This FREE event is a fun way to learn about healthy eating choices and that can last a lifetime. read more
Junior League 5/15K and fun run is held in the fall, annually.  Here talented Leaguers participate in the East Bridge Art Festival's sidewalk chalk competition to promote the upcoming event!

Demonstration Kitchen for Kids in the Kitchen and more!

The Junior League of Owensboro has a new feature at the Museum of Science and History. The demonstration kitchen complete with Viking appliances is a gift to the community to use for educational and entertianing purposes.  

What is Kids in the Kitchen? Children of all ages can learn fun healthy tips about nutrition, exercise and what it means to stay healthy!  Delicious free foods, learn fun & easy food recipes, hands-on food preparation, games and many special guests - ALL FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! (Museum fee may apply)

For event times and details, call the museum (270) 687-2732. Don't miss this fun opportunity for your children!
Contact if you would like to host a Kids in the Kitchen program at your location!



News & Events

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2016 Run for Your Life

September 24, 2016

Join us at the Owensboro Healthpark for our annual Run For Your Life 15k/5k race.

1006 Ford Ave in Owensboro on Saturday September 24th.

Post events will include awards, music, door prizes and free snacks!

Prizes will be awarded following each individual event to overall male and female 5k & 15k winner, and for 1st & 2nd place in each age division. Finisher ribbons for all youth participating in the Kids Fun Run.

Shirts and sizes guaranteed if registered by September 1, 2016.

More Info • Register


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To pay your dues, visit the "Members Area" and choose the 2016-17 year.



Kids in the Kitchen

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