Woman Volunteer of the Year

Save the Date!

Junior League of Boca Raton’s 31st Annual Woman Volunteer of the Year (WVOY) Luncheon will be held:

Friday, November 16, 2018

at the Boca Raton Resort & Club

The event’s 31st anniversary is celebrated as one of the kickoffs to event season in south Florida.  This year, the Junior League is honored to announce the Christine E. Lynn Women’s Health & Wellness Institute as the Award Sponsor and Saks Fifth Avenue Boca Raton as the returning Fashion Show Sponsor.  The Honorary Chair is Pat Thomas and Nikki Seltzer is serving as Chair.  The Woman Volunteer of the Year Luncheon celebrates outstanding, local women in the community by recognizing nominees from nonprofit organizations throughout Palm Beach County for their dedication and expertise as volunteers.

Check back for more details on the 2018 event! 

Click here to purchase your Saks’ Get the Bag Raffle for the Valentino Garavani Rockstud Leather Shoulder Bag (valued at $1,645). Only 100 tickets will be sold.  Winner will be drawn at the JLBR General Membership Meeting on 9/11/18.

See below for details on last year’s event.


Thank you to everyone who attended the Junior League of Boca Raton’s 30th Annual Woman Volunteer of the Year (WVOY) Luncheon on Thursday, October 5, at the Boca Raton Resort & Club.  The Junior League was honored that the Christine E. Lynn Women’s Health & Wellness Institute was the Award Sponsor and Saks Fifth Avenue Boca Raton was the returning Fashion Show Sponsor. Saks presented a Fall Trends fashion showheadlined by a curated assortment of Cinq à Sept during the luncheon. The exclusive Media Sponsor was Boca Raton Magazine. The 2017 Woman Volunteer of the Year Luncheon honored 42 amazing women and their contributions to building a better community.  The Honorary Chair was Barbara Schmidt with Kirsten Stanley serving as Chair.

Click Here to View Pictures of Last Year’s Event

Last year’s Nominees were:

Thank you to our Sponsors:



The 1971 Society, named for the year the JLBR was founded, is a dedicated campaign that supports our mission of developing the potential of women and the mission of the WVOY event, celebrating and recognizing women volunteerism in our community.

For More Information on Joining 1971 – Click Here

Thank you to our 1971 Members:

Margaret Adams
Kathy Adkins
Tricia Anderson
Helen Babione
Meryll Bangsill
Yvonne Boice
Kristen Calder
Margi Cross
Pattie Damron
Robin Deyo
Susan Diener
Caron Dockerty
Nancy Dockerty
Mary Donnell
Sarah Doyle
Yvette Drucker
Millicent Duvall
Denise Elia
Andrea Garcia
Wanda Harrold
Barbara Hill
Fabiola Hooker
Susan Hutchings
Leslie Jackson
Peggy Jones
Amy Kazma
Debora Kellogg
Cindy Krebsbach
Julie Lander
Allison Lane
Mary Lavalle
Lucy Craske Long
Dorothy MacDiarmid
Jayne Malfitano
Lisa Morgan
Shannon Moriarity
Nicole Mugavero
Lisa Mulhall
Kari Oeltjen
Elizabeth Pankey-Warren
Jackie Reeves
Jennifer Rosemurgy
Kristen Ross-Majhess
Michelle Rubin
Kim Sapashe
Kirsten Stanley
Nikki Stelzer
Laura Stoltz
Mary Beth Tate
Kate Toomey
Kimberley Trombly-Burmeister
Samantha Vassallo
Karli Vazquez-Mendez
Jamie Veccia
Anne Vegso
Gloria Wank
LuAnn Warner-Prokos
Lisa Warren
Melissa Whelchel
Susan Whelchel
Carole Wilson
Traci Wilson
Elaine Wold