PRLog - Dec. 3, 2012 - MIAMI -- MIAMI, FL – December 3, 2012 – The Junior League of Miami has appointed Katie Lane-Arriola to a one-year term as President of its Board of Directors. In this role, Ms. Arriola will be responsible for shaping The Junior League’s 2013 slate of community-focused priorities, with an emphasis on improving the lives of women, children and families.
Ms. Arriola joined the Junior League of Miami in 1997 and has since been involved in various initiatives including The Gladstone Center and the organization’
Founded in 1925, The Junior League of Miami has since planted the seeds for many programs that are still part of our community today by allocating more than $2 million dollars to initiatives such as the launch of The Children’s Home Society and the Miami Science Museum.
“I have long believed that The Junior League of Miami is one of the most impactful nonprofit organizations in South Florida, and I am privileged to serve as its President for 2013,” said Katie Lane-Arriola. “Working with our board members, team of professionals and community partners, we will continue to make a difference in the lives of Miami families in need this year and beyond.”
Mrs. Arriola has also been involved in additional community-based programs, such as The Reclamation Project, Beaux Arts, Jackson Memorial Hospital Guardian Angels, the Democratic National Committee Women’s Leadership Forum, St. Philip’s School Home Association, and the Miami-Dade County School Board Attendance Boundary Committee. She has also Co-Chaired Kristi House’s largest annual fundraiser, the “Touch a Heart Dinner,’’ for three consecutive years.
Mrs. Arriola earned a degree in Business from Boston College and previously worked in Marketing for Fortune 500 companies. She is married to Eddy Arriola, Chairman of the Board of Miami-based Apollo Bank. They reside in Coral Gables with their two children.
About Junior League of Miami
The Junior League of Miami, Inc., is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its mission is to empower Miami's women, children and families to conquer tomorrow's challenges and to build a united community. The Junior League of Miami focuses on families at risk with projects involving homelessness, family violence, children's and women's health, early childhood education and foster care. Learn more at http://www.jlmiami.org/
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