JLC News, Member Monday, Member Spotlights

Member Monday: Lauren Still

This Monday, we are featuring Junior League of Charlotte, Inc. (JLC) member, Lauren Still, as part of our Member Monday series. Lauren is a member of the Chameleon’s Journey placement. She is currently a teacher at Pleasant Knoll Middle School. Lauren was deemed Teacher of the Week by the Carolina Panthers and will later earn the title of Teacher of…

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Throwback Thursday

#ThrowbackThursday- JLC History

#ThrowbackThursday JLC History Welcome to Throwback Thursdays on the Junior League of Charlotte, Inc. (JLC) blog. During the 2017-18 year, The Charlotte Observer is letting us dig in their archives and share photos of their coverage over the decades of the Junior League of Charlotte’s work in the community. In 1948, Girl Scouts refurbished second-hand toys for sale in the…

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JLC News, Member Monday, Member Spotlights

Member Monday: Hannah Beavers

This Monday, we are featuring Junior League of Charlotte member Hannah Beavers as part of our Member Monday series. Hannah is the Vice Chair of the JLC Mentor Program and is currently the COO of the nonprofit Mama Hope and founder of her own nonprofit, Glorious. Read more about the Hannah below. 1) Thanks for taking time to share some…

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Community Partner Spotlight

Community Partner Spotlight: Promising Pages

A child born into poverty in Charlotte has less than a five percent chance of rising out of it in his or her lifetime, as referenced in the Leading on Opportunity 2017 report.  Promising Pages, in partnership with the Junior League of Charlotte, Inc. (JLC), is working to improve upward mobility for underserved children by instilling a love of reading. …

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JLC News, Member Monday, Member Spotlights

Member Monday: Jacquie Baker

This Monday, we are featuring Junior League of Charlotte member Jacquie Baker as part of our Member Monday series. Jacquie is the Chair of the WearHouse committee and is currently a National Account Manager at Clorox. Read more about the Kalamazoo, Michigan native below. 1) Thanks for taking time to share some personal insights with us today. Can you give us some…

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Throwback Thursday

#ThrowbackThursday- JLC History

ThrowbackThursday JLC History Welcome to Throwback Thursdays on the Junior League of Charlotte blog. During the 2017-18 year, The Charlotte Observer is letting us dig in their archives and share photos of their coverage over the decades of the Junior League of Charlotte’s work in the community. In 1969, the Junior League Shop opened to the public as a fundraiser. …

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Around Town, Community Connection, Community Partner Spotlight

Community Partner Spotlight: Big Shots Saturdays

Backpacks, new shoes and pencils aren’t the only things to consider as students return to school…North Carolina law mandates that children be current on immunizations to enroll. The Junior League of Charlotte, Inc. (JLC) with Mecklenburg County Public Health and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools, hosts three Big Shots Saturday events, from 9am until 4pm.  This year, the clinics were held September 9,…

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Around Town, Community Connection, JLC News

Provisionals support women battling breast cancer with Carolina Breast Friends

The month of October is known worldwide as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so today we are sharing the story of the 2016-2017 Ballantyne Provisional Group’s Capstone Project with Carolina Breast Friends.  This article was contributed by Junior League active and 2016-2017 Ballantyne Provisional Group member Emily Kuhl.  Emily’s mother Linda Howard battled breast cancer twice, ultimately passing away in May…

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