The Junior League in Lake Charles is gearing up to celebrate an exceptional benchmark. They are turning 90 years old! That is certainly something worth celebrating! It's high time for the public to see all of the milestones this charitable organization has accomplished over its many decades of service.

The charitable organization has been a part of SWLA since 1933, beginning with 11 members. Today, the Junior League of Lake Charles has expanded to 600 women! Come out and share in the fun, and take a walk down memory lane as the Guess Historic City Hall Arts & Cultural Center showcases the Junior League's extraordinary history with a 'Pop Up' Exhibit.

The theme is “Celebrate, Educate, Cultivate: A Tribute to 90 Years of Impact of SWLA” and the exhibit is set to showcase the milestones since its formation in 1933. League President, Carrie LaFargue, said of this awesome event,

 “We are excited to spend this time celebrating our 90-year history and all that we have accomplished in the community. This reflection of our past accomplishments ensures that we can map out our future impact and mission in SWLA for many more years to come.”

Show your love SWLA! This free exhibit will be on display at the Historic City Hall (1001 Ryan Street) from Tuesday, February 27 through Tuesday, March 5, 2024. Hours of operation are Tuesday through Saturday with hours 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more info, please call (337) 491-9147, email, or visit

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