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Celebrating Over 100 Years of Service

The Girls' Service League is a 501(c)3 organization offering college scholarships to women in Johnson, Parker and Tarrant County, Texas. The scholarships range from $500.00 to $1,000.00 for two- to four-year institutions. At this time we do not fund trade or vocational schools.

The Girls' Service League, Inc. evolved from a committee formed during World War I in 1917, called the Girls' Protective League by sixteen dedicated women lead by John G. Waples, William Bohning, R. E. Buchanan, Warren Collins, Mary A. Drake, C.O. Edwards, Miss Zilla Garrett, D. F. Hornsby, Miss Rose Howard, Chalmers Hutchison, Theodore Mack, C. A. O'Keefe, W. D. Reynolds, William J. Rush, Charles Scheuber, E. L. White, and John W. Wray.
OUR ORGANIZATION (Click here to learn about the history of the Girls' Service League.)
Past Presidents Board of Directors
Zilla Garrett * 1919-1925
Mrs. R.W. Fender * 1926-1926
Lila Lilly * 1927-1958
Olive McCame * 1958-1959
Mrs. Tom B. Bond * 1959-1960
Pat Miller * 1960-1963
Aleene Worley * 1963-1965
Kay McKeown * 1965-1971
Jinx Anthony * 1971-1973
Pat Hayward 1973-1975
Betty Adams 1975-1977
Nancy Lott 1977-1979
Anna Marie Scott * 1979-1981
Marjorie Young * 1981-1983
Virginia Lane * 1983-1985
Frances Heaberg 1985-1987
Edythe Melden * 1987-1988
Virginia Lane * 1988-1990
Vermelee Koenig * 1990-1992
Debbi McBrath 1992-1994
Peg Keith * 1994-1999
Teri Harse 1999-2001
Jane Harkal 2001-2005
Debbi McGrath 2005-2009
Jane Harakal 2009-2013
Paula Snider 2013-2015
Terri Harse                         2015-present
* Deceased

     President Terri Harse
    1st Vice President Nancy McCauley
    2nd Vice President League/ Project Chair Vacant
    3rd Vice President/Membership Chair Claudia Coggin
    Secretary Lisa Moore
    Treasurer Judy Albright
    Immediate Past President Paula Snider
    Parliamentarian Phyllis Burton-Jenkins
  Appointed Directors:  
    Director of Educational Grants Paula Snider
    Assistant Director of Educational Grants Sue Nivens
    Chaplain Jeanette (Jan) Simcox
Calendar of Events

2015 Annual Holiday Membership Celebration Left to right - Gloria Moore-Houston, Sue Nivens,
Dezzie Whitlock-Dickson, Jane Harakal, Phyllis Burton-Jenkins and Georgia McCracken.

Annual Events:

  • A Champagne Christmas Tour
  • Annual Installation of Officers Luncheon
  • Safe Haven Giving Day
  • North Texas Giving Day
  • Fort Worth Cowtown Marathon
  • Honorary Luncheon

    Contact us for upcoming events, dates, and locations at 817-738-9092 or send a request.
Click here to learn about the history of the Girls' Service League.

     We are located at:
          4528 W. Vickery Blvd., Suite 104
          Fort Worth, Texas 76107

          Office: (817) 738-9092

Girls Service League, Inc. | 4528 W. Vickery Blvd. | Suite 104 | Fort Worth, Texas 76107
Office: 817-738-9092 | Send a request |