Uncategorized

Membership Credits

Check out a couple upcoming offerings from the Training & Development Council. These are a great opportunity to earn a membership credit while taking part in an informative training session! Click on the session title to register. Leadership: Beyond the Basics Date: September 27, 7-8 p.m. Location: JLC Building Description: This training workshop is for anyone who is responsible for…

Continue Reading
Uncategorized

Back to School

Now that most children are back to school, are you ready for packing lunches, driving carpool and dashing from after-school activities to the dinner table?  The National Association of School Psychologists offers a few pointers for the busy days ahead. Pack lunches the night before.  This will reduce rushing in the morning when everyone is trying to get out the…

Continue Reading
Uncategorized

Keep Moving Forward

Walt Disney once said, “We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things because we’re curious, and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.”  This quote is how I feel at the start of every JLC year!  It resonates more to me now in my current role as president-elect than ever before.  Why is this?  I am witnessing,…

Continue Reading
Uncategorized

Limitless Possibilities

The crisp fall air and beautifully colored leaves are upon us. I love this time of year as it signifies new beginnings. My husband and I brace for our children to launch into a new school year filled with learning and limitless possibilities. The Junior League of Charlotte, Inc. (JLC) has enjoyed a busy summer, and now we are ready…

Continue Reading
Uncategorized

Welcome transfers!

Transferring from one Junior League home to another can be much like starting a new school. So far, 40 transplants have signed on to make the Junior League of Charlotte (JLC) their new home for the 2012-2013 placement year. We would like to welcome our new JLC members and remind them of a special Transfer Orientation taking place. JLC WearHouse…

Continue Reading
Uncategorized

AJLI Webinar Wednesdays Offering

AJLI’s Webinar series, Webinar Wednesdays, has resumed for the fall and will be offered on the second Wednesday of the month from September through May at 1pm (Eastern Time Zone). Typically one-hour in duration, these sessions are designed to appeal to every Junior League member, regardless of age or current engagement in her community, as an easy way to increase her…

Continue Reading
Uncategorized

International Fun

The 37th International Festival (IFEST) at UNCC will take you around the world in a day. On Saturday, Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., you can hear the sights and sounds from around the globe. This annual festival will feature 50 booths representing cultural and community organizations from across the Charlotte area. Attendees will be encouraged to get…

Continue Reading
Uncategorized

Pinning with Pinterest

Pinterest is like your own personal online magazine.  I heard about Pinterest while dining with some of my fellow Junior Leaguers.  It seemed so exclusive – I had to be invited to be a member. I was curious.  Since that time I’ve been “pinned.”  I’ve been able to create boards of pictures, quotes and just general stuff that I’m interested…

Continue Reading
Uncategorized

Spotlight on New Placements: Circle de Luz

Circle de Luz, or “Circle of Light,” was founded by author and UNCC professor Rosie Molinary to introduce middle and high school-aged Latinas in Charlotte to people, places, ideas and activities they would not otherwise be able to access.  The organizers have an ultimate goal of making it possible for the girls to attend college or trade school after graduation.…

Continue Reading
Uncategorized

Five Questions With…Liz Nutter Mitchell

What is your favorite restaurant? Bricktops. It has a little bit of everything – I love their filet mignon and ahi tuna burger for dinner and their French toast on Sundays at brunch. What is your favorite place to shop? Monkee’s of Morrocroft, because they have beautiful dresses and shoes, plus lots of fun accessories. What is your favorite charity?…

Continue Reading