Message from Our President

On behalf of the Junior League of Northwest Arkansas, WELCOME and we are delighted you are interested in our organization!

I invite you to explore our website to learn more about how our organization cultivates leaders through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers and provides our members numerous opportunities to develop themselves.  With almost 300 members in our local League and over 150,000 members internationally, we are building a legacy that has and will continue to revolutionize positive change in our local community and throughout the world.

I am frequently asked why I joined the Junior League of Northwest Arkansas.  My answer – I love to fill my time with things that I feel are meaningful…and to be a part of something bigger than myself, where I could make an impact in my community on a much grander scale. Alone we are mighty, but as a group we are so much stronger. Little did I know that while I was out making a difference in the community, I would also be growing and bettering myself in ways I could not have imagined. Junior League has provided SO many training and networking opportunities, both locally and nationally, to enable me to broaden my skill-set and develop myself. This organization has armed me and my fellow League sisters with the tools to be able to serve other nonprofits in leadership capacities as well as open doors for job opportunities and promotions. Junior League has also been the catalyst for introducing me to some of my dearest friends.

At our core, we are living our mission to promote voluntarism, develop the potential of women and improve communities is evidenced by everything that we do. Our members join our organization seeking a rich volunteer experience where they might also enrich their own lives through opportunities they might not receive in their workplace or elsewhere and we are able to provide them with that invaluable experience.

As president for the 2017-2019 term, I am honored to serve this organization and its members as we continue our work to build an even better community throughout Northwest Arkansas! I encourage you to be a part of that impact by becoming a member or supporting us by attending an event, helping us through an event sponsorship or donation to our Annual Fund.

With warmest regards,


Misty Bolton-Samuels

President 2017-2019

Junior League of Northwest Arkansas