JLOCC Makes Headlines

2015

‘Fancy' events to hit Orange County

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2012

Chapman News
Watch Chapman News' coverage of The Christmas Company 2012

OC Family (March 2012)
The Annual Blue Ribbon Family Festival
The Annual Blue Ribbon Family Festival will be held this Saturday, March 31, at the Orange County Great Park in Irvine.  This year the Junior League of Orange County California is sponsoring a Treasure Hunt as part of the festivities.

2011

Newport Beach Independent (November 18, 2011)
Junior League Warms Up Shopping Season
A few years back, a dear friend invited me to join her at the Junior League of Orange County’s annual Christmas Company fundraiser for a holiday shopping adventure.

Greers OC (November 18, 2011)
Blog Post
The Christmas Company, a longtime annual tradition for many Orange County shoppers, returns to the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa Thursday through Sunday.

Corona del Mar Today (November 16, 2011)
Junior League's Christmas Company Launches This Week
The Christmas Company — a 36-year-old Junior League of Orange County tradition founded by a Corona del Mar woman — will be held from Thursday through Sunday at the OC Event & Fair Center.

Daily Pilot (November 13, 2011)
Shop for a Good Cause
Ready, Set, Shop!  Local volunteers and philanthropists are hoping for a dazzling turnout at this year's Christmas Co. extravaganza, themed "A Home-Cooked Holiday"

OC Metro (November 11, 2011)
The Christmas Company returns to the O.C. Fair & Event Center
The Christmas Company, the largest fundraiser held by the Junior League of Orange County, will include more than 100 vendors for a one-stop holiday shopping experience.

Riviera (November 2011)
Shop-a-Holiday
Pick up all the holiday gifts and goods you can dream of during The Christmas Co. shopping extravaganza from Nov. 17-20.

Coast Magazine (October 26, 2011)
The Christmas Company 2011 begins November 17th
The Junior League of Orange County opens its 36th Christmas Company fundraiser with an opening night gala, Meet Me Under the Mistletoe.

Orange County Register (October 11, 2011)
Celebrity chef Alejandra Schrader visits Santa Ana
Celebrity chef Alejandra Schrader – who participated in the Fox TV reality series “MasterChef” – visited Santa Ana’s Warwick Square Apartments on Oct. 1 to demonstrate healthy cooking techniques for participants in the Second Harvest Food Bank of Orange County’s Backpack Program.

OC Metro (July 7, 2011)
OC charitable organization recognizes Angels Baseball Foundation
The Angels Baseball Foundation’s community service efforts were honored with the 2010-2011 Shell Award from the Junior League of Orange County, California (JLOCC), an organization composed of local women who promote voluntarism and improve the community through helpful events and programs. 

2009

Coast Magazine (June 23, 2009)
Find out the latest in Orange County food and dining news.

After 20 years, The Junior League of Orange County will soon debut its third cookbook, Orange County Fare: A Culinary Journey Through The California Riviera.

The Newport News (July 24, 2009)
The Junior League of Orange County Hosts Exciting Casino Royale
The Junior League of Orange County held a spring fundraiser which was a night of extraordinary fun featuring gambling, tasty cocktails, dancing, an abundance of silent auction items, and tantalizing food.  

Orange County Register (March 31, 2009)
Laguna Hills Woman Helps Sustain Junior League
Sometimes the timing is just right.  That’s how it was for Laguna Hills resident Jennifer Kranawetter and her longtime involvement with the Junior League.

Orange County Register (March 2, 2009)
Busy moms find time to help others. They give back through work with Orange County's Junior League.
Today's woman does so much. Many are wives, mothers and career women - and they want to do more! They want to learn new marketable skills and volunteer their time to a charity that means something to them.

Orange Coast Charitable Events Registry 2009
The 2009 Spring Fundraiser and The Christmas Company are listed in Orange Coast Magazine's Charitable Events Registry 2009.  The registry will be available in print in December 2009 for 2010 events.

2008

California School Boards Association (December 4, 2008)
Newport-Mesa Unified School District Board Member Martha Fluor ...
She is a member of the Junior League of Orange County and a former board member of the Assistance League of Newport-Mesa. ...

Orange County Register (November 17, 2008)
Junior League of Orange County, California, Inc.'s 33rd annual shopping extravaganza, The Christmas Company, ended Sunday night with about 20,000 attending the four-day event 

Daily Pilot (November 2008)
Christmas Company Opening Day
Holiday Shopping Benefits League

97.1 KLSX - The FM Talk Station (November 9, 2008)
Chef Jamie Gwen will talk about the The Christmas Company on the radio show this Sunday, Nov. 9th between 9 and 10:00 am.

Lana Sills
Radio Show Producer
Food & Wine with Chef Jamie Gwen
on 97.1 KLSX The FM Talk Station
www.chefjamie.com 

News Blaze (October 21, 2008)
Special Events Add to the Fun At The Christmas Company Shopping Extravaganza, the Junior League of Orange County's Signature Fundraiser 
www.newsblaze.com

MarketWatch (September 4, 2008)
Date Set for The Christmas Company Shopping Extravaganza, the Junior League of Orange County's Signature Fundraiser

Daily Pilot (August 16, 2008)
Newport Beach women to direct JLOCC fundraising 

Orange County Register (August 6, 2008)
Ladera resident leads county volunteer organization

2007

Orange County Register (August 20, 2007)
San Juan Resident Takes the Reigns of the Junior League External Link 

Orange County Register (May 16, 2007)
Kids in the Kitchen External Link 

Orange County Business Journal (February 9, 2007)
Giving Column Features Golf Tournament by the Sea

OC Metro (May 10, 2007)
Corporate Gifts and Philanthrop External Link 

The Daily Pilot (February 22, 2007)
GREER'S BEST BUYS: Golf, ocean breezes and a good cause External Link 

2006

Orange County Register (October 17, 2006)
People Watch by Donna Bunce External Link

Orange County Register (October 16, 2006)
"Christmas Comes Earlier This Year External Link" - Front page article featuring The Christmas Company 2006

Daily Dose of OC (October 10, 2006)
"Holiday Wonderland External Link" - Greer Wylder features The Christmas Company 2006 at the Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort

Aliso Viejo News (August 2, 2006)
"Ahead of Her Game" - Interview with Angie Rowe, President 2006-2007

Orange Coast Magazine (June 2006)
"People Making a Difference" - Inteview with Vicki Hassman, President 2005-2006

Orange County Register (April 17,2006)
"A League of Their Own PDF Document" - Feature article on JLOCC's people and projects

Daily Pilot (March 4, 2006)
Announcement about the Spring Fundraiser Golf Tournament

OC Magazine
Announcement about Spring Fundraiser Golf Tournament in OC Magazine.

Daily Pilot (January 9, 2006)
Article about Xpecting and mention of JLOCC

2005

Orange County Register (October 15, 2005)
"Springboard to a New Career," Sustainer Member Mary Earl Spencer and the JLOCC.

The Christmas Company in the Society section

The Christmas Company wrap up in the OC Register.

Westways Magazine (September/October 2005)
The Christmas Company Announcement

Coast Magazine (August 2005)
White Haute Nights in Coast_Magazine August 2005

Orange Coast Magazine (July 2005)
White Haute Nights in Orange Coast Magazine July 2005  

Irvine World News (July 31, 2005)
Article about voluntarism and JLOCC in The Irvine World News. Parts 12, and 3.

JLOCC Grant to Art & Creativity for Healing in OC Business Journal July 25 2005

JLOCC Community Grants in Coto de Caza News July 8 2005

JLOCC Community Grants in Ladera Ranch News July 8 2005

JLOCC Community Grants in The Newport News July 8 2005

Article about the Sherman Gardens and JLOCC in the Orange County Edition of the LA Times June 13, 2005 PDF Document