The 65th Annual NYJL Winter Ball

March 4, 2017

The NYJL Winter Ball is a special evening, bringing together NYJL volunteers, family, and friends to honor recipients of NYJL’s Outstanding Sustainer and Outstanding Volunteer Award, the NYJL’s highest honor. The fundraising event also commemorates both the groundbreaking community service projects and the women volunteers who dedicate their time and efforts to realizing the mission of the New York Junior League. With approximately 600 guests, this is the largest annual fundraiser for the NYJL, and its proceeds benefit the organization’s charitable activities.

On behalf of the NYJL and the 2017 Winter Ball committee, we would like to invite you to:
The 65th Annual New York Junior League Winter Ball
Saturday, March 4, 2017
The Pierre Hotel

Schedule of Events |Honorees |Tickets |Support| Sponsors


Schedule of Events

  • 6:30 p.m. Harriman Circle Benefactor Reception
  • 7:00 p.m. Cocktails and Silent Auction
  • 8:00 p.m. Dinners, Awards Presentation, Live Auction
  • 9:30 p.m. Dancing and Dessert

    Our Honorees

    • The Outstanding Sustainer (OS) and Outstanding Volunteer (OV) awards are the two highest honors that a NYJL volunteer can receive. Since the Winter Ball’s beginning in 1952, five Active volunteers – and beginning in 1962, one Sustainer and in 2004, two Sustainers – have been selected each year to receive this prestigious honor.

    Congratulations to this year’s honorees:

    • Outstanding Sustainers
      • Zoe Stolbun
      • Anne Bahr Thompson
    • Outstanding Volunteers
      • Pamela Robbins Arcilla
      • Lucretia Gilbert
      • Megan Hauck
      • Hilary McNamara
      • Anne Watters Westpheling


    Tickets & Tables

    • Please join us on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at the Pierre Hotel for a very special evening. Tickets for the 2017 Winter Ball are offered at three levels: Harriman Circle (VIP), Dinner, and Dessert & Dancing. Tables of 10 are available.
    • Harriman Circle tickets Purchase Now

      The Harriman Circle was established in honor of the vision of the NYJL’s founder, Mary Harriman. This exceptional group is comprised of NYJL volunteers, family, friends, and corporate sponsors who support the Winter Ball at the Benefactor level. Harriman Circle benefits include: a private pre-ball reception at the Pierre, an elegant four-course seated dinner, a VIP gift bag, and an exclusive VIP experience featuring reserved seating and a private bar during dessert and dancing. Harriman Circle members will be acknowledged on the Winter Ball invitation, below under “Supporters,” and in the souvenir journal distributed to dinner guests the night of the ball. (Tickets must be purchased prior to Wednesday, December 7, 2016 for donor name to appear on the invitation and journal.)
      • $750 (must be purchased by 5:00 p.m. on February 24).

    • Dinner tickets Purchase Now

      A Dinner ticket includes reserved seating for an elegant four-course dinner and a Winter Ball gift bag.
      • $525 Advance Purchase (must be purchased by 5:00 p.m. on February 24).

    • Dancing & Dessert tickets Purchase Now

      Dancing & Dessert tickets include admission to the event from 9:30 p.m. until 12:30 a.m.
      • $250 (must be purchased by 5:00 p.m. on March 3).

    • Table of 10 Purchase Now

      A table includes 10 dinner tickets for an elegant four-course dinner.
      • $7,500 (must be purchased by 5:00 p.m. on February 24).



    Our Fundraising success would not be possible without the support of corporate sponsors, underwriters, in-kind donations, and benefactors. To support the 2017 Winter Ball as a corporate or individual sponsor, please contact Anne Mauldin for more information.

    • We also invite you to support the 2017 Winter Ball and our community work in the following ways:
    • Underwrite Donate now

      Guests are invited to support the charity event through underwriting.

    • Gifts-in-kind Donate now

      Donate to our Winter Ball auctions and support the NYJL’s fundraising efforts.





Strengthening the families of the greater New York area.

The New York Junior League is an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.

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