The JLLB is pleased to announce that Sustaining member Janice Merriweather has been named the 2017 honoree for the Helen D. Newcomb Award. For the past 20 years this prestigious award is given annually to a JLLB member who embodies the League’s mission and serves as a member and role model to others.
Janice joined the Junior League of Long Beach in 1988 and continues to be a steadfast member as a Board Mentor as well as being on the Sustainer Council. Janice impact continues beyond the JLLB. She has also been a member of the Orange County chapter of The Links for 10 years as well as Phoenix co-chairing the Art Auction Fundraising Event, and member liaison to the Long Beach Museum of Art, Board of Directors.
We are proud and excited to bestow this award to a very deserving honoree who leads by example and embodies our mission. Janice is a Past President, role model, advisor, mentor, and good friend to many. She was recognized at both the Annual Dinner on May 24 as well as the Sustainer Annual Meeting. Congratulations Janice!