Our History



For over 60 years, the Junior League of Hampton Roads, formerly the Hampton Roads Service League, has been serving the Virginia Peninsula.  Those sixty years hold a history that is as unique as the members that have comprised the League.  Click on the links below to learn more about our impact on the community and key events that have occurred through the years!

The 1940’s: New Beginnings The 1950’s: Art, Children, and Schools
The 1960’s: Peninsula Junior Nature Museum The 1970’s: Front Page Follies
The 1980’s: The Virginia Living Museum The 1990’s: Family and Literacy
The 2000’s: Ladies of Excellence The 2010’s: Riverside Hospital and WISE
Past Presidents of the Junior League of Hampton Roads