SUMMIT, NJ – The Junior League of Summit Thrift Shop is hosting its Spring Fling Event Thursday, March 17th through Saturday, March 19th at 37 DeForest Avenue in Summit.

The annual event will feature spring dresses, brightly colored clothing, jackets, boots and other accessories for men, women and children as well as seasonal home décor. 

“This year’s event will be extra special for the Shop since it is the first sale event being hosted at the fully renovated space.  If you have not come to see the new Shop yet, this is great opportunity to enjoy the new shopping experience while getting amazing deals on Spring necessities.  And, while featuring updated Spring inventory, there are also great finds still available on end-of-season winter clothing,” said League member and Shop Chair, Sarah Ross (Summit). 

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“We are so thankful to our Junior League of Summit volunteers and community members whose generous donations have made this possible.  Our new space is fully stocked with beautiful, high quality clothing and housewares that will be featured at this event and help our customers to welcome in the Spring season.  But, we are able to offer these fantastic deals because of the generosity of all of those who donate to our Shop.  If you are starting your “Spring Cleaning,” please think of donating your gently used clothing, accessories, housewares and toys to the Shop.  It provides immediate impact by enabling our fellow community members to purchase necessities at steep discounts.  And since all of the Shop proceeds fund the League’s other philanthropic ventures, your donations also directly enable us to continue the League’s projects, provides grants to local community partners and scholarships to local high school students.  We truly could not do this without the support of our local community, so we thank you,” commented League President, Christine Yearing.

The Spring Fling event will run at the Thrift Shop, 37 DeForest Avenue in Summit, Thursday, March 17 from 9.30 AM to 8.00 PM, Friday, March 18 from 9.30 AM to 2.30 PM and Saturday, March 19 from 9.30 AM to 5.00 PM.  The Shop graciously accepts donations at the back door of the Shop (around the driveway) during its regular hours: Tuesday, Wednesday andFriday 9.30 AM to 2.30 PM; Thursday 9.30 AM to 8.00 PM; and Saturday9.30 AM to 5.00 PM.

The Junior League of Summit Thrift Shop in Summit was established in 1934 and offers new and gently used clothing and shoes for men, women and children, toys, decorative items for the home, house wares, and furniture that is deeply discounted. It is the primary fundraiser for the Junior League of Summit and has provided the resources for the League’s many grants, projects, programs, and scholarships over the years. Since its inception, the Shop has raised over $3,000,000 to benefit Summit and surrounding communities. The Junior League of Summit Thrift Shop is one of only two thrift shops in New Jersey featured in the book, True Prep. The Shop accepts MasterCard and Visa.

The Junior League of Summit is a nonprofit, charitable and educational organization of women who are committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. For more information about the Junior League of Summit, please visit the website atwww.jlsummit.org or contact the office at 908-273-7349.